Because no one outlet can cover the entire Chicago music landscape, here’s what the premier talent tastemakers across the Chicagoverse and beyond have been up to lately.
‘ new record, Smoking Popes This Is Only A Test, is now available to stream through . Punk News , and pick up the record on March 15th. Hear that here
has details on Absolute Punk ‘s upcoming full length. Mark Rose , or check out the artist’s Find that article here from last month for more details. CVU 2011 Forecast feature
Who is ready for a full length? Check it out! RT @: Mark Rose Recording With Sean O’Keefe
is in the writing stages of his next release effort, titled (of course) Mic Terror The Shit. Following previous , holiday-aligned releases The Shit, as it were, is set to drop on Easter.
getting in sum late nite writing off this writing for my next project dropping on EASTER
are looking for fans to create homemade trailers in support of the group’s forthcoming effort, Company Of Thieves Running From a Gamble. . Find more details on the project here
-This past Friday,
played a live set at the The Felix Culpa workspace as part of the t-shirt company’s Threadless live series. The performance aired through the company’s Warehouse Sessions , and is now available for viewing below. Ustream channel
The band plays
tonight, Sunday February 27th, for its Bottom Lounge Sever Your Roots rerelease event. For more on that, check out last Sunday’s interview with the band’s Dustin Currier below. Local 101
‘s Live from Studio 10 The Streets On Fire radio session, hosted by Vocalo DJ Music Vox . Jesse Menendez is up now.
has Ruby Hornet , set to jump off this Friday, March 4th, at announced its next Digital Freshness session . Beauty Bar
someone was going to have to, took one for the team and RedEye . interviewed Chet Haze
-Finally, the fine folks at
have Loud Loop Press made up of the site’s uploaded an awesome compilation . Featuring cuts from acts like 11 Chicago Bands To Watch In 2011 , Gypsy Blood , and Chaperone , that collection is now available to download below, via YAWN . Loud Loop Press’ Soundcloud page
Because no one outlet can cover the entire Chicago music landscape, here’s what the premier tastemakers across the Chicagoverse and beyond have been up to lately.
- has posted the new single from Heave Media ( Lupe Fiasco above), entitled “Words I Never Said.” Find that here.
features show host Local 101 interviewing Chris Payne , My Gold Mask , and Secret Colours . Catch that tonight at 9PM on Fashion Bomb . Q101
Tonight at 9PM on Q101′s @: interviews with @, @, & @!
-A new episode has gone up at the
, featuring a live performance from Chicago’s own JBTV site . Urbanites . Watch that now
-Long running scene staple
has premiered the haunting new video for Alternative Press ‘s “Our Holy Ghosts.” The Felix Culpa . Catch that clip at their site
-Chicago event calender site
has posted an interview with Do312 frontman Kill Hannah about the much ballyhooed Mat Devine Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark musical. . Read the singer’s thoughts here
-On a related note,
has posted an interview between Mat Devine and Buzznet frontman Smashing Pumpkins . Billy Corgan . Find out what the two Chicago artists talked about here
-Local hip hop source
has posted Fake Shore Drive Hey You Guys!, the new mixtape from , a young grouping that features Chicago MC The Electric . Pugs Atomz . Get on the new sound here
recently Loud Loop Press from reported on the new album , and White Mystery with posted an interview . Disappears
-Speaking of Loud Loop Press, site editor
was recently a guest on local DJ and Chicago music enthusiast Richard Giraldi ‘s Jesse Menendez program on Music Vox , as seen below. Vocalo
is looking for Chicago Mixtape . Get familiar with the site today in advance of its big Valentine’s Day launch tomorrow. music submissions from local artists
has released a Ruby Hornet Closed Sessions video for “Something New,” featuring and Chicago’s own Freddie Gibbs . YP , and Watch that now . download the session here
-Local live music video haven
has posted a new set of live clips from Secret Note Shows ‘s recent record release event at The Lifeline . Metro . Those are up for viewing here
-And finally, Columbia College Chicago label Aemmp Records has a new web home.
, and look for more on Aemmp this week, right here at Follow along with them on Tumblr CVU!