Initially started as an art project in Germany in mid-80's, KMFDM explored the fusion of heavy metal guitars and dance beats, becoming recognized as pioneers in heavy electronic music.In the 1990's, the band spent several years living in Chicago and working with the influential Wax Trax Records alon
Only a few months after the release of their third LP, Chicago pop punk band The Scissors are back at work on another full-length. The band promises a "more refined sound as guitarist Yvonne Szumski takes over lead vocals on a bulk of the songs."
Indie rock legends Yo La Tengo are known for their unusual approach to concerts. For example, their famously controversial "Wheel of Fortune" shows, during which the band spun a wheel to determine what they would perform that night.
Local rockers Mannequin Men are set to release their third full-length later this summer. Some critics have pointed out that the new songs bring a country flavor to the garage rock sound the band in known for.
You might not understand what Chicago MC Serengeti is all about on the first listen. Listen closer and you'll find that he writes sad, melancholy songs with lyrics filled with intricate and odd narratives.