Tag: Chicago IL

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Jonny Polonsky, “The Same Song”

Popdose is pleased to share with you the brand new video from Chicago pop-meister Jonny Polonsky, from his most recent album,...

Music, New Artists, Video Premieres

Popdose Premiere: Faux Co., “Set the Record Straight” b/w “Prozac Spaceman”

Popdose has a dual treat for you!  Chicago’s Faux Co. is the brainchild of songwriter Ben Mackey. Originally from Santa Rosa,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Moon, “Extinction”

Moon is chiming echo-laden guitar, post rock bass, propulsive drumming, shifting time signatures, and haunting, ethereal vocals. Formed in...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Imperial Sound, “The New AM”

The Imperial Sound’s blithe synthesis of 21st-century irony and bright, unselfconscious AM-radio pop is both brave and unique. This,...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Song Premiere: Andy Pratt, “Lincoln Avenue”

Chicago singer-songwriter Andy Pratt follows up last year’s acclaimed  Horizon Disrupted album (reviewed here on Popdose) with a new...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Claudettes, “Dance Scandal at the Gymnasium”

The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultriness of ’60’s soul to...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Lucille Furs, “Lucille Furs”

There’s a strange familiarity to the sounds coming from the debut self-titled album by Chicago’s Lucille Furs.  I know...

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Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Razorhouse, “Regan’s Song”

“Regan’s Song,” the latest video collaboration by Razorhouse bandleader Mark Panick and filmmaker and photographer Peter Rosenbaum,...

Album Reviews, Music, New Artists

Album Review: Andy Pratt, “Horizon Disrupted”

Once again, the city of Chicago is on the radar with this debut release from singer-songwriter Andy Pratt.  This young talent mixes...

Album Reviews, Music, New Artists

Album Review: The Thin Cherries, “The Thin Cherries”

It must be something in the water of Chicago.  For the last few years, the city has grown a plethora of bands from all different...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The AV Club, “The AV Club”

Something different than you’d find me reviewing is this new release from The AV Club, out of Chicago.  Understand, this is a...

EP Reviews, Music, New Artists

EP Review: Kristina Cottone, “Bow”

This delightful five-song E.P. comes from Kristina Cottone, who in the Chicago area (and parts elsewhere) is known as the lead singer for...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Almond & Olive, “Standing at the Precipice”

This debut album,  Standing At The Precipice, from Chicago duo Natalie Alms and Ollie Davidson – Almond & Olive – are...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Vaudevileins, “Magician”

When we first introduced you to Chicago’s Vaudevileins in February 2015, they had just released their E.P. Transmission and were then...

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Hemmingbirds, “Half a Second”

  From the glorious musical garden known as Chicago comes this new 4-song E.P. from Hemmingbirds.  This trio has been around for...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: These Peaches, “So Glad”

This great new video and track comes from Chicago’s These Peaches; “So Glad” is the latest focus from the album Almost...

EP Reviews, Music, New Artists

EP Review: Nice Motor, “Seminary St.”

Chicago has just been an endless wealth of musical riches for the last two years with new bands/performers cropping up regularly (certainly...

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EP Review: Vaudevileins, “Transmission”

Five years on as a band, this group from Chicago now take on an ambitious project – a five-song E.P. and a ten-track album in the...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

POPDOSE SINGLE PREMIERE: THE BISHOP’S DAREDEVIL STUNT CLUB, “The Woman Who Got Old”

Outstanding track from this Chicago power-pop that is a damned good sign of things to come.  Offered up as a free track on their...

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ALBUM REVIEW: JARED RABIN, “Something Left To Say”

Call it what you will – “alt country”, “americana” and any amount of hyperbole, but Jared Rabin’s debut...

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Album Review: Natalie Myre, “Breaking Forward”

An interesting and damned fine debut from Chicago’s Natalie Myre.  This singer-songwriter has a wonderful voice and a way with...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Burnside & Hooker, “All The Way To The Devil”

There must be something in the waters of Chicago, because the Windy City keeps spewing out these wonderful bands who have skill, style and...

EP Reviews, Music, New Artists

EP Review: The New Switcheroo, “Heartless Sky”

The New Switcheroo are yet another new band from a very vibrant and diverse Chicago music scene; their sound is a combination of roots...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Black Vincent, “Teardrop Deluxe”

An interesting piece; nine songs that, lyrically, paint a not-too-bright series of pictures, but with the quality of the performance and...

Music, Single Reviews

SINGLE REVIEW: Freddy Jones Band, “Those Diamonds”

Melodic, catchy, beaty and buoyant would be a good way to describe the sound of the Freddy Jones band, as personified by this new track,...

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EP REVIEW: Laura Joy, “Between Our Words”

Hailing from the Windy City, singer-songwriter Laura Joy offers up her sophomore effort – a five-song EP, Between Our Words. ...

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EP REVIEW: Brandon Cunningham, “Giveout”

This is excellent – pure and simple.  Chicago singer-songwriter Brandon Cunningham delivers four absolutely stunning tracks on this...

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EP REVIEW: Honey & The 45s, “Mad”

Very nice and impressive mini-album from Honey & The 45s, a Chicago-based outfit.  Mad is a smooth mixture of soulfulness, funky...

CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

CD REVIEW: Andrew Belle, “Black Bear”

Chicago-based singer-songwriter Andrew Belle, recently unwrapped his second full length album, Black Bear.  The ten-track collection is...