2021 was packed with new music. Here are some of our favorite upcoming and veteran artists we had a chance to explore this year.
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Fresh tracks: TLB, Fluorescents, Pino Farina, Colleen Wild, Sir Mango, Capital Soiree, The O’My’s, Birthdayy Partyy and more
New music and videos from the Chicago and suburban music scenes … including some fresh holiday tunes!
“When you’re singing about Santa Claus, it’s hard to be sad,” says actress Zooey Deschanel, as she and Matt Ward bring holiday favorites to the Chicago Theatre Tuesday.
Recent music and video releases from Chicago and suburban artists
On the Underbelly Hours podcast with Adela Skowronski, Dan Dick is in the habit of
Growing up in the touring lifestyle as the son of a Broadway musician, Glenbrook South
Underground spotlight series Underbelly Hours podcast hosts Adela Skowronski and Dan Dick take to the
Fresh tracks: Beach Bunny, La Armada, Naked Raygun, Nude Bodies, Neal Francis, Dan Wade, Camp Edwards and more
New music and videos recently released on the Chicago and suburban music scenes
Fresh tracks: Buck773, Til Morning, Eddie Fay, Jude Shuma, Ngozzi, Static Palms, Olivia Ports and more
Recent music and video releases from the Chicago and suburban music scenes
Glenbrook North grad JORDY leaves nothing unsaid on his gleefully moving debut album, “Mind Games.”
New music and video releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes
Who doesn’t love a good sequel? Last week, Chicago rock band Overclocked wrapped up the project it started last fall with the “I Wanna Be an Architect 2” EP.
Recently released videos and music from the Chicago and suburban scenes
“Runaway,” Broken Robots’ newest single and video release, mirrors overlapping facets of a story with electro-grunge flourishes, disenchanted charm and just a hint of aggression.
Fresh tracks: Double Identity, The Kickback, Park & Main, Alien Eyes, The Neverafter, Louis the Child and more
New videos and music from the Chicago and suburban music scenes
Ike Reilly is a champion of the little guy. He’s not afraid to address touchier subjects. And he excels at telling a good story. Reilly revels in all three in his new album, “Because the Angels.”
Recent releases you need to check out from Chicago and the suburbs
The in-your-face delivery with its heavy-duty riffs and driving, rhythmic battle drums belies a softer message that makes up the core of The Footlight District’s philosophy: Be kind.
Violet Crime’s new soul-pop single and video explore our patterns and proclivities and how we can be better.