Artist Spotlight: Laverne

Artist Spotlight: Laverne
 Since the dawn of mass media, artistic mediums have been able to serve as sources of inspiration for one another. Literary works have been adapted into films, events highlighted in the newspaper have served as catalysts for brilliant works of dance and visual art, and music has been used as an integrational tool within a variety of other artistic entities... Read More

Artist Spotlight: NE-HI

Artist Spotlight: NE-HI
 Three years after the release of their first self-titled album, Chicago’s own NE-HI is back in full force with the release of their sophomore album, “Offers.” NE-HI (composed of Jason Balla, Michael Wells, James Weir, and Alex Otake) has been a staple of Chicago’s music scene since their 2013 formation. A majority of their early performances were DIY shows, which... Read More

Artist Spotlight: Peach Fuzz

Artist Spotlight: Peach Fuzz
 February in Chicago is notoriously gray and bleak, creating a longing for vibrance and color. In 2015, however, best friends Tara Shedor and Sam Larson gave the city just that when they started their band Peach Fuzz. “The plan was to make tongue in cheek, fun and provocative rock n’ roll,” the band said.”We soon asked Tara’s longtime friend Cameron... Read More