Every Wednesday on Vocalo's MusicVox (M-F 7-9pm) we host live on-air performances by bands from all across Chicago and the region. Last Wednesday (9/15) was no exception - we packed the Mabie Performance Studio with a big band The Right Now. Big in every sense - sound, success and numbers.
Top story:‚ If you are Danny Davis or Mike Quigley and you just got a visit from Dr. Death (also known as Rahmbo), wouldn't you take note of what just happened after Rahm met with the last congressman?
You may recall that we shot "L Sessions" with a few musicians outside the Pitchfork Music Festival back in July. We've already released songs from St. Vincent and Sonny and the Sunsets. Today we premiere the first track from New Jersey singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten.
No no no, this is not the producer of Metallica and Motley Crew, this is Pilsen's MC Bob Rok. Mr Rok is a "usual suspect" when it comes to Chicago's underground Hip Hop scene. But he claims his songs are more folk than Hip Hop in nature.
A story: Let me get this straight. The Sun-Times reveals that Jesse Jackson Jr. flew out a social acquaintance from Chicago to Washington. They were very careful to not assume what the acquaintance was doing with the congressman.
One of the best parts of Sound Opinions hosts Jim and Greg's jobs is that they get to discover great, new music, sometimes in their own backyards. Even better is when they can shine a spotlight on new bands on the show. This week they do just that.