Interview: Radkey built to rock


The debut album from Radkey, Dark Black Makeup, is a punk rock family portrait. Brothers Dee (22, lead vocals and guitar), Isaiah (20, bass and vocals) and Solomon (18, drums), exhibit their brotherly love through tight, high-energy tracks from start to finish. The brothers like to give credit for their musical chops to their Dad/Manager’s record collection… […]

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Album Review: Circuit Des Yeux – In Plain Speech

Photo by Justin Torner

In Plain Speech by Circuit des Yeux Circuit des Yeux In Plain Speech Circuit des Yeux, the project of Chicago-based experimental songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Haley Fohr, is winding circuits around the world touring her latest release, In Plain Speech. The album’s release in May has launched an ambitious tour cycle that has will […]

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Alt-rockers Local H crash Gabe’s for Valentine’s Day

Local H

Looking to put a slightly grungy twist on Valentine’s Day? Bring your date (or your single self) to Gabe’s this Saturday at 9:30 p.m. to catch Local H — mainstays of the ’90s alt-rock scene. The Chicago duo, now consisting of frontman Scott Lucas and drummer Ryan Harding, are touring in support of upcoming album, Hey, Killer, set to be released April 14. It will be Harding’s first album as part of the band, having just replaced long-time drummer Brian St. Clair…

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