0%

Featured Local Artist

Back

Featured Local Artist: Impulsive Hearts

Our Featured Local Artist for this month is Impulsive Hearts, who pick up where recent revivalist acts like Dum Dum Girls and Best Coast have left off, adding just a hint of indelible Midwestern sadness to the neo-girl group garage rock sound. Danielle Sines leads the group with brooding, captivating ...

Featured Local Artist: Cheerleader Roadkill

Our Featured Local Artist this month is Cheerleader Roadkill, a pop-punk band from the western Chicago suburbs, founded in 2022. Classmates Noel Kovac (guitar, vocals) and Jack Metz (bass), inspired by the sound of 90s pop punk bands like blink-182, Simple Plan, and Sum 41, they began writing songs in ...

Featured Local Artist: Sex Dream

Our Featured Local Artist for February is Sex Dream, a 3-piece from the Chicago suburbs, playing Ramonescore punk with a hint of twee pop. Currently featuring Maria Surfinbird (bass, vocals), Drew (guitar, backing vocals), and Andrew (drums), the band started in fall of 2018 when Maria moved to the US ...

Featured Local Artist: Oscar Bait

Our Featured Local Artist for January is Oscar Bait, a four-piece Chicago band that mixes elements of hardcore, pop-punk, and emo into their sound. The band primarily focuses on volleying melancholic melodies toward the listener at the speed of light, with vocalist Jim Coleman Howes delivering seriocomic musings in his ...

Featured Local Artist: Sunday Cruise

December’s Featured Local Artist is Sunday Cruise! Formed in 2017 by Zoe (guitar/vocals), Cassidy (bass), Levi (drums), and Camden (lead guitar), they first began performing in the summer of 2018 when they entered a “battle of the bands” competition held at Side Street Studios in Elgin. The competition ran all ...

Featured Local Artist: Unto The Earth

Our Featured Local Artist for November is Unto the Earth, a four piece metal band from Naperville and Aurora, straddling the lines between stoner, desert, doom, and sludge, with shoegaze and heavy psych influences. Formed in 2019 by guitarist Mike Yoshida and bassist/vocalist/instrumentalist Simeon Papacostas, along with lead guitarist Jed ...

Featured Local Artist: The Koop

Our Featured Local Artist for October is The Koop, an experienced and well-traveled working musician, regularly performing as a solo acoustic player throughout the Chicagoland area. So far this year, he’s played over 50 three-hour shows of what he likes to call his “essential acoustic melodies.” From wineries to breweries ...

Featured Local Artist: Nathan Graham

Our Featured Local Artist for August is Chicago native Nathan Graham! His music bridges the gap between South Side Soul and Nashville Americana, creating a new inclusive vision of singer-songwriter. Over the last decade, he’s built a career as a guitar-for-hire, touring internationally with major label and indie acts like ...

Featured Local Artist: Totally Cashed

Our featured local artist for July is Chicago’s Totally Cashed! The group released their latest full-length album, The World’s First Country Band, on June 2nd, featuring 10 songs in this new style of music they’ve dubbed “country.” Totally Cashed recently unleased their new sound to a sold-out Chicago crowd for their ...

Featured Local Artist: Blu Heaven

Blu Heaven is a DIY rap and guitar duo. Their sound exists anywhere between ambient lapsteel textures to Neptune-style synths. Hailing from Chicagoland, they employ a 5 piece band to perform their songs live in an electrifying pseudo-punk style. After releasing singles in 2019 and 2020, they released their first ...

1 / 2
Play Cover Track Title
Track Authors