By: Cara Carriveau So much to do in Chicago the weekend of the Fourth Of July. Here’s one more thing to add to that massive list. There’s a rockin’ benefit at The Double Door this Saturday, July 5. Five bands for only $8 – such a deal! It’s actually a pretty coolContinue Reading

By: Cara Carriveau Grammy-nominated artist Matthew Santos has established himself as one of the rare and striking voices quickly emerging from the Windy City’s music scene. With a growing fan base hailing him for his ethereal voice, Santos has secured his place in current music with his distinguished style andContinue Reading

By: Cara Carriveau Absentstar Biography Absentstar on Absentstar- “We love melodies and lyrics,” says Derek Ingersoll, lead singer of Chicago-based Absentstar. “We’re not that interested in gimmicks.” Well, they do have one gimmick: Their debut album, Sea Trials, doesn’t sound anything like a debut album. This is an uncommonly assured longplayer steeped in the fineContinue Reading

By: Cara Carriveau Tom Fuller: Abstract Man in a rock & roll band Chicago-based pop music rocker Tom Fuller may be an Abstract Man, but that doesn’t mean he’s hard to understand. In fact, that precarious balance of the accessible and the esoteric is the very fuel on which his melodic rock musicContinue Reading