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With Kindred The Family Soul-Love Has No Recession

With Kindred The Family Soul-Love Has No Recession
On location at The Shrine, just before going on stage-I was speaking with the Philadelphia duo-Kindred The Family Soul to discuss the secrets of their success. So, let’s talk about Kindred and The Family Soul. (It’s) Kindred The Family Soul, no “and”.  There is no ‘and’ because people always equate Kindred The Family Soul to... Read more »

All Aboard-DJ Joachim Garraud's Dub-Step Spaceship-Dance Like a Space Invader.

All Aboard-DJ Joachim Garraud's Dub-Step Spaceship-Dance Like a Space Invader.
After turning out another incredible performance in Chicago at Soldiers Field and Spring Awakening-I sat down with DJ/Producer Joachim Garraud to catch up on what been going on since the last time we spoke in 2011 at Lollapalooza. So what did you think of your amazing performance and the audience’s response? That was crazy again. ... Read more »

Lindi Ortega brings her Little Red Boots to Schubas Tavern

Lindi Ortega brings her Little Red Boots to Schubas Tavern
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!
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The new queen of Maybach Music...Teedra Moses...The Lioness!

The new queen of Maybach Music...Teedra Moses...The Lioness!
On the set this past weekend-I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Teedra Moses-songstress and songwriter extraordinaire…and we had the chance to talk about her career, her recent signing to Maybach Music and her live performance at Shrine.  Decked out in a very swanky dress-originally designed just for this show-she didn’t not disappoint-both on... Read more »

Chromeo: (Noun) Electro-Funk Band (Synonym) Talking Heads (Verb) Dance

Chromeo: (Noun) Electro-Funk Band (Synonym) Talking Heads (Verb) Dance
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 »

The Kids These Days were tearing it up at Lolla!

How could I not have a sit down with a Chicago original product.  Relatively new to the scene-Kids These Days were in effect at Lollapalooza performing on Friday-then following up that show with an afterparty performance at Hard Rock Cafe.  In todays world of electronic gadetry to produce music-it was most refreshing to see an... Read more »
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Kreayshawn a unique creation serving up hip hop anthems!

Coming to Chicago-August 19th at the Bottom Lounge will be a rising star in the world of Hip Hop-and she goes by the name Kreayshawn(Kree-A-Shon).  I was given the opportunity to chat with her-courtesy of the folks as Sony Music-and I found what she said to very interesting-and it’s made me definitely want to see... Read more »

Agency Galatea brought the Heat with their Summer Party at Rockit Bar & Grill!

Ryan Beshel and Raven making a Chicago Fashion Connect
Agency Galatea brought the Heat at their Summer Party at Rockit Bar & Grill this past weekend and if you weren’t there you missed a good one!  Hosted by Ryan Beshel, Marie Anderson and a bevy of beautiful people-these two created the perfect vibe and it’s events like this which help move Chicago forward in... Read more »

Getting Diggy with Son of Rap Icon-Rev Run-promoting his debut single "Copy and Paste"

"Copy and Paste" by Diggy Simmons
It was pandemonium Saturday at PHLI Worldwide Hyde Park for the rising hip hop star-Diggy Simmons-son of industry icon Rev Run of RunDMC.  It was surprising to see such a large turnout of extremely excited fans for the 16 year old rapper.  He was in the market promoting his debut single “Copy and Paste” just... Read more »
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Jazz Artist KJ Denhert a natural wonder last night at the Underground Wonderbar.

KJ Denhart
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