In close quarters at Smoke Daddy’s in Wicker Park, a four piece took the stage and brought their energy to the Friday night crowd. Mike Martin (vocals/guitar), Caryn Egan (vocals/fiddle), Mikey McKnight (drums) & Lars Lindokken (bass) performed their own material and some great covers. They were also joined by guest bass player Kevin Egan […]
What are your biggest influences behind this project ( not necessarily other bands )? The project itself is a trans media concept project based off of a central storyline…. That being said the influences for this project are widely varied. I took inspiration from movies and books, especially in the fantasy genre. Art and costuming/ clothing […]
You guys have done a lot of touring. How do you get ready to head out on the road? We rehearse a ton. We run the songs a ton, and try to write at least one new one. Not only to keep things fresh for us, but also to keep us trying new things on […]
Gallery from 3/9/17 show at Park Street Saloon
Like all great modern things, this interview started on the internet. Myself and Ben Morgan (bass and vocals) of Mangrenade met on a Facebook group dedicated to fans of the band Every Time I Die. He posted about his band and I took a moment to listen to it and was pleasantly surprised for what […]
In Cycles In Circles are a Dallas based metal band that I was fortunate enough to meet about 3 years ago. It started when I met their guitar player, Zalen at a Listener show and he seemed like a hamster on speed, just running around and going crazy. On stage? He’s the exact same way. […]
Right before the end of 2016, I got the amazing opportunity to interview JW Sargent. Working for a magazine, we get offered a lot and I mean A LOT of music to review, and I always check out what’s sent. JW Sargent surprised me and I quickly sent his EP “In Retrograde” off to Julie […]
About a month before there was even a Chicks in the Pit, I got to do my first ever video interview with Unwritten Law! We talked about their new album “Acoustic”, their favorite places to play, the return of pop punk and more!