In the middle of a tour to promote the their new album-Diamonds-duo JohhnySwim speaks on how they’ve come to make beautiful music together. . So where are you guys now on tour? We’re in New York. It’s rare that a husband and wife team up to record as a group…how did this come to be?... Read more »
Fresh off her concert at The Shrine-Atlantic recording artist Sevyn Streeter sat down to speak at length about her new album “Call Me Crazy, But…, her relationship with Chris Brown and her views on finding love!
Direct from their recording studio in Stockholm Sweden-Kate Boy-made up of group members Kate Akhurst (vocals), Hampus Nordgren, Oskar Engström and Markus Dextegen sat down to chat with me to discuss their new single “The Way We Are”, how they came to be and their upcoming show at Schubas Chicago-to take place June 10th. Can... Read more »
Earlier this week-I had the opportunity to speak with the ever growing legendary promoter and founder of The Shrine-Joe Russo. On the topic of discussion was the 3rd Anniversary bringing Soul and R&B music to Chicago’s Southside. The journey for The Shrine from year 1 to 3…how did you go about making all of this happen?... Read more »
Toronto-based singer-songwriter Lindi Ortega continues to receive praise for her debut full-length, Little Red Boots, available now on Last Gang Records. She is town next Monday to perform at Schubas Tavern. Check out her latest single below. If you like what you see-be sure to check out her show-it will be a good one!
Beat Antique was in Chicago this weekend performing at the Aragon with Umpree’s McGee. Playing to a packed house this band pulled together a most enjoyable performance for the audience in attendance. I had heard the group’s music before-mainly through YouTube-and really couldn’t put a finger on their sound. Beats Antique is a must see... Read more »
Simple Plan played The Vic last night and it was an amazing show. When you see a group perform they way they did-you appreciate the music and commerce. The group has been together for over a decade and continues to crank out songs to it’s adoring fans-this sight to be seen in the frenzied audience... Read more »
B.o.B. was in town the other night at theMID on a promotional tour for his upcoming new album “Strange Clouds”. An Atlanta product-B.o.B.-otherwise known as Bobby Ray Simmons-is one of today’s new generation hip hop artist-and a refreshing personality on the scene. He’s likable. His lyrics are intellectual and engaging. He’s got his own sound. ... Read more »
If you’re like many, when listening to today’s pop music on the radio-in particular hip hop-you have to wonder what has happened to the genre. Except for a few notable mentions a la Kanye West, Jay-Z and L’il Wayne-every other hip hop artists sounds like they want to be those honorables-rapping through the likes of... Read more »
Chromeo will be performing at the House of Blues on September 30th. If you love to dance-go. Dave, where are you guys from originally and how did the band get started? We’re from Montreal Canada. We grew up as teenagers listening to hip hop music. Through hip hop we discovered funk music and soul music. ... Read more »