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Wolfgang Hair

Sean Hernandez has released three vinyl projects in his career as Chicago Skyway, but these releases show a clear reverence for the history of house music in Chicago. His latest effort, Wolfgang Hair Ep, was released in March by Uzuri Recordings and is a fine mixture of deep house, acid, and experimentation. Hernandez is among a growing number of producers in the city working hard to preserve the sound and the history of house music.


Rabble Rabble on Giant System

This week’s installment of Giant System Chicago features the music of Rabble Rabble.

Rabble Rabble is playing a free show on June 21st with Jeff The Brotherhood, Natural Child, and State Champion at Empty Bottle.


Panic Room

If that bit of news from Indian and These Are They left you wanting more hard hitting metal than may I suggest the latest ep from Millions. It was released back in March by Brutal Panda, and is full-blown in your face aggressive metal. Panic Room is sure to leave you in a state of panic and ready scream.

Millions will be playing at Ronny’s on July 5th.


Disposing of Betrayers

The End Records have released the details of the new album from These Are They. Disposing of Betrayers is the follow-up to their 2009 album Who Linger, and focuses on Chicago’s deep and complex history of organized crime. The lyrics through the new album will utilize and rediscover actual events taken from newspaper articles. Here is what vocalist Paul Kuhr had to say about the album, “Taking a topic like Chicago crime history, and still making it a death metal record, posed more of a challenge for Steve and me, who wrote all the lyrics. I think the crushing production, aggressive riffing and drumming, and the interesting topic all came together to create what I feel is an amazing recording. I'm quite proud of this one.” The album will be released on September 14th.

The Massacre
Behind the Door
The Sins of My Brothers
No Angels to Catch You
By Phaeton's Design
Cranial Hemorrhage
La Mano Nera
Evening Widows
Disposal of Betrayers


Interview with California Wives

I recently had the opportunity to ask the band California Wives a few question and here are the results. The band is performing at Beat Kitchen on June 25th with You Can Be a Wesley as part of Jonny Rumble’s record release show.

California Wives are: Jayson Kramer (vocals, keys, guitar), Dan Zima (bass, vocals), Hans Michel (guitar, keys), Joe O’Connor (drums).


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