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Time slows down when you’re on the brink of something big. For Avi Dell, Lin Takrudtong, Austin Russell and John Paul Arrotti, that something...

Space Blood

We’ve all been there: awake at two in the morning and coasting on autopilot, searching for a mind numbing remedy to insomnia, staring at...

Pinto and the Bean

Music is the heart of Chicago. For many, it is the reason they call Chicago home. There are venues on every corner and enough...

The Vaudevileins

Despite the peculiar spelling, the Vaudevileins (pronounced vaude-villains) are somewhat related to Vaudeville, a versatile theatrical genre popular in the beginning of the 20th...

Music Garage

Of all the cities in the world, Chicago is by far one of the richest when it comes music. This majestic town has seen...
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Highness

If you were to ask me to describe a quintessential Chicago scene, I’d tell you to imagine it’s a typical Monday evening, and...
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FEE LION

FEE LION, an artistic project put on by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Justina Kairtye. FEE LION has been exploring and performing in the underground...
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Oshwa

Oshwa isn’t your typical Chicago band. They live and work in Pilsen, where an outcrop of artists and musicians have popped up over...
Soddy Daisy -11 – (by Cynthia Garcia) CUSP Magazine Chicago

Soddy Daisy

Soddy Daisy has an unusual theme — trash. Named after a trash town, with an LP on a trash-green cassette tape and an upcoming...
Monobody -11 – (by Cooper Fox) CUSP Magazine Chicago

Monobody

Taking the stage at Subterranean on July 14 was Monobody, a newly formed instrumental 5-piece band from Chicago that produces a sound that manages...