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. Honey & the 45s, www.honeyandthe45s.com, willContinue Reading

By ERIC SCHELKOPF The band that penned hits like “One Thing Leads To Another” and “Saved By Zero” continues to make music that matters. The Fixx in July released its 10th studio album, “Beautiful Friction,” an album that touches upon such timely topics as the Occupy movement and materialism. TheContinue Reading

Chicago group The Shams Band brings relentless energy to new album; will play residency this month at Schubas. I had the pleasure of talking to The Shams frontman Donnie Biggins about the new album…