Chris interviews punk rock icon Mike Ness, lead singer/guitarist for Orange County's Social Distortion.
I need music. But it’s not because I need noise or need distraction — I actually have a need for music in my life. It’s the key to my sanity, and a single track can make my day — or put me in a weird mood. I have a pretty varied taste in music, and […]
This post is part of a “Shure Week” (August 6-13) series celebrating the release of the new MOTIV line of USB and iOS microphones and interfaces. Check with us through the week to learn more about Shure! You’ve probably heard tales of — or experienced for yourself — the almost-mythic durability and resilience of Shure […]
Matt Ulery has made a name for himself as one of Chicago’s top jazz bass players. Not only is he a noted sideman, but a bandleader and composer. Ulery’s 2014 album Into the Ivory is a great showcase for his compositional prowess. The second track on the album, “There’s a Reason and a Thousand Ways,” in […]
This post is part of a “Shure Week” (August 6-13) series celebrating the release of the new MOTIV line of USB and iOS microphones and interfaces. Check with us through the week to learn more about Shure! Shure has been making microphones for over 90 years. While some of Shure’s legendary products — like the […]
Now without further introduction: The Danish Beatles…erhm what? I mean, with a little introduction here’s: The Boogie Beatles. The Boogie Beatles you say? Yes, exactly. That’s I meant to say. Why would one say that if such an idea doesn’t quite register without a bit of an introduction. Ok, here’s one: In 1971, young singer-songwriter […]
Machinist! are one of those super hard-working bands you hear about from time to time. I met them from my own band’s touring through the Southeast, where they have a huge influence on the region’s hardcore/DIY ethos. They have earned their way into the Eulogy Records family and have played in more cities the last few years than most people will […]
Chris talks to the one of the hottest artists in country music today, singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson.
Formed in 2003, Chicago’s Sweet Cobra have been hammering out hard hitting post-hardcore for over a decade. Their first full-length in five years, Earth was recorded and produced by Matt Talbot of Hum and Kurt Ballou of Converge. Listening to the record, the elements of both bands are clearly present. While the label post-hardcore definitely […]