When the Sun Sets is a band built on a mission: To connect with people
“I just think I’m angry at what’s happening to people.” Jeff Schaller’s punk roots are showing in the band’s new EP.
West suburban Marina City presents a powerful new pop song for fans.
With an updated spin on a retro genre, the band Hollyy gets to truly celebrate its influences in a standout style.
Discover new music from the Chicago and suburban music scenes here on this regularly updated playlist
Fresh tracks: Colleen Wild, TLB, Liz Phair, Emily Blue, Fredo Disco, Sean McCole, Isaiah Grass and more
Recent releases from Chicago and suburban artists
Quarantining out near nature helped inspire the musical duo The Bellow & the Whale to release this week’s EP release.
Truly looking at yourself can be one of the hardest things to do. ZORILA addresses finding ways past that darkness in their new single.
“Alive,” the new single by Northwest suburban pop-punk band Joyful., tells a story about breaking free from a bad relationship. But it also can speak to all of us right now on our own terms.
“The time at home has allowed me to reflect on some memories, which further allowed me to find new inspiration to write about,” Adem Dalipi said of his new single.
Broken Robot’s video, “Burn It Down,” celebrates escaping from the struggles people are quietly fighting in the shadows.
New music and videos straight from the Chicago area
The Weekend Run Club frontman Mitchell Jay’s new solo EP, “DEARMAN Down,” is a deep dive into the Naperville musician’s psyche.
Garage-rock band Black Bolts’ new EP, out Friday, captures the energy of their live performances. They’ll celebrate with a livestream performance and Wolfden Brewing Company-created merch/beverage packs.
L.A. is a hotspot for the music industry, and a few Chicago and suburban acts are getting a handhold there; Pollyanna Brewing Company hosts a livestream with the Joe Marcinek Band to benefit the fight against pediatric cancer; House of Blues offers college scholarships.
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The first thing one might notice about Irving Ave’s music is a lightness. Not that
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Throughout the pandemic, Matthew Kopecky has been fortunate to keep playing gigs fairly regularly since summer. Just
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