The So So Glos Reviewed In Several Stages of Sanity

One of the first things The So So Glos┬ádid during a show at the Metro in Chicago was to call for a mosh pit. It was a pretty ballsy move for an opening band. Most of the audience that could drink was milling about the bar, others were bobbing their heads to the punk rock […]

New Music from Chicago: Soft Candy

Alex Brettin, singer and guitarist of Chicago-based band Soft Candy, kind of looks like a Who. Not a member of The Who, although Soft Candy’s roots run deep into the Mod sound, but the actual Dr. Seuss, “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” kind of a Who. His mustache is a little wonky and his hair […]

Zach Schimpf’s “Sleeping” Review

Picture yourself* in your bed. The window is open, but everything around you is… warm. The comforter you’re buried in, mouth only just peaking out for air. The one sock you didn’t take off. Your legs are straight-up hot because you forgot to take off your jeans off before you crawled into your cocoon, and […]