North By North Interview

Chicago band North By North Interview By: Eric Schelkopf On its debut album, the sprawling double album “Something Wicked,” Chicago band North By North channels the energy created by bands like The Black Keys and Queens of the Stone Age while creating a sound of all its own. North By North,Continue Reading

The Safes Interview

The Safes Interview By Eric Schelkopf For the past 10 years, Chicago band The Safes has been serving up its sweetly infectious brand of power pop. The Safes, comprised of brothers Frankie, Patrick and Michael O’Malley,, will celebrate its 10th annual Black Wednesday show at the Empty Bottle, 1035Continue Reading

Honey and the 45s Interview

Honey and the 45s Interview By ERIC SCHELKOPF Honey & the 45s is one of the most innovative bands on the Chicago music scene today. The band’s sound is filled with splashes of blues, soul, Americana, jazz, rock and funk, all which combine to create a refreshingly unique sound. HoneyContinue Reading