Soccer Mommy is an ironically apt name for Sophie Allison’s solo project. In a phone interview, she explained that she began writing songs when she was just 5 years old, […]
Mega Bog’s set at the Sinclair showcased their unique, jazz-influenced spin on rock. With guitar, bass, drums, and keys in tow, plus a clarinet, the group wove their way in […]
Canadian singer-songwriter Dan Bejar’s longtime project Destroyer is not just one singular band. Over its long career that has spanned more than two decades, it has morphed through many different […]
When people complain about how most radio stations today seem to play the same small selection of songs over and over, they aren’t just being biased against pop music. Commercialized […]
By Sarah Markos Beyoncé’s ambitious visual album Lemonade is a 56-minute chronicle of black femininity overflowing with personal and political messages. Her ethereal performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards […]
Classifying Thundercat (born Stephen Bruner) as a bass player is like classifying Kanye West as a beat-maker. It’s partly true, but woefully inadequate. Bass is Bruner’s home turf, and hearing […]
By Teddy Obrecht Not even a minute into their first ever photo shoot on the streets of the Lower East side, the up-and-coming NYC rockers The Strokes started a fist […]
We explore the social impact of Chance and the new Chicago artists.
Melisma Magazine covered this year’s SXSW Music festival, and it was equal parts blissful, stressful, and overwhelming. At the end of this article is a recap of our favorite artists at SXSW this year.