Illinois’ voter registration deadline is October 18!
In Illinois, any registered voter can vote by mail for any reason. If you're concerned about the post office situation, in Chicago, you can securely drop off your mail-in ballot at any early voting location. Learn more about registering and voting by mail at chicagoelections.gov. Not in Chicago? Find the information you need at vote.org.
On a drizzly Sunday afternoon, Katie Owens met up with Erik Hall of the solo project, In Tall Buildings, in Chicago's Fulton Market District. Hall disclosed why he likes critics calling his music melancholy, recounted his most prolific moments and detailed his style of striking a balance between waiting and working while crafting Driver.
In Tall Buildings released its second album, Driver, this month on Western Vinyl. You can catch In Tall Buildings live, at Schubas Tavern, on March 5 for the record release show.
Alli Klein caught up with Rabble Rabble at Cafe Mustache to discuss their heavy new album, Brain Hole; what it's like being one of the only bands on Logan Hardware's label; and finding your identiy within social media's confines. And bonus!, you'll hear how drummer, Kaylee Preston got a concussion while shooting a Fight Club-esque music video!
Brain Hole was released on Logan Hardware Records on June 13. You can catch Rabble Rabble next on July 26 at Double Door for their show with Jeff the Brotherhood and Flesh Panthers.
CHIRP DJ Cher Vincent, sits down for some mimosas in Ukrainian Village with Chicago's Oozing Wound, telling stories of how they got signed to Thrill Jockey, their "trusting" writing process, and how they can't seem to define their sound.
Oozing Wound released Retrash on Thrill Jockey in October 2013.