Arty, fuzzy and punkish - The Funs, Philip Lesicko and Jessee Rose Crane, visit CHIRP's studio to chat with DJ Julie Mueller. Jessee muses about her life peaking after touring with The Breeders last year, they discussed how naivety is responsible for the artist's residence they're building in the funeral home formerly owned by Philip's grandparents, and detailed why it was important to move downstate to continue to create art.
You can expect My Survival (a double LP) from The Funs this fall, out on Manic Static. The Funs play the Empty Bottle on Saturday, April 11th.
Katie Owens met up with recently signed locals, NE-HI, at Rootstock in Humboldt Park. The four piece provided context on Harry Potter uniting the band, discussed how DIY spaces contribute to the local music community, and shared their plans to create a supergroup.
Over brunch at Grandma J's Local Kitchen in Humboldt Park, Katie Owens caught up with three-fifths of local ambient rockers, Landmarks. Stephen, Drew and Matt provided insight into which shows draw the truest music lovers, their biggest band highlight to date, and the history behind Andrew's mane.