Gary, Indiana native rapper Freddie Gibbs recently got signed to CTE, an Atlanta based label founded by Young Jeezy. Freddie joins Jesse Menendez on Vocalo's MusicVox to discuss what it means to be on Jeezy's label, how it will affect his music, and what the next step is in his prolific rap career.
Twin Shadow's debut release "Forget" is only a couple of months old, but it has already been featured on nearly every major and minor music website and magazine. The album has been described as "steeped in 1980's New Wave with a hint of soulful RnB," and has gathered much critical praise.
Chicago punk band The Frantic are barely of drinking age, yet they've had years of punk rock partying and debauchery behind their backs! Their debut Audio & Murder was released when they were still in their teens.
When Sarajevo native Roni Bomboni came to Chicago in mid-90's during The Bosnian War, he set out to do one thing only - to form a band of Gypsy Punks and Balkan Pimps, fronted by him - The Balkan Elvis. Well, that's almost entirely accurate..
Mike Silverman, better known as That 1 Guy, abandoned his double bass and invented an entirely new instrument - The Magic Pipe. This Pipe that looks like a strange hybrid of Industrial Revolution and Dr.
Richard Giraldi is the Editor-In-Chief of Chicago's "hyper-local" music blog Loud Loop Press. The Blog has been in existence for two years and in 2010 won Chicago Reader's Best Chicago Music Blog Award.