Anderson .Paak: Oxnard

My first experience with Anderson .Paak was on Dr. Dre’s album “Compton” where he was prominently featured on six of the 16 tracks. Clearly Dre had seen something in .Paak and soon after the release of “Compton...

L. Martin: Playful Enemy

September 22, 2017 marked what was arguably the saddest day of my young life. Okay, maybe I am being a little dramatic, but it was definitely in the top five. On that dark, dreary Friday afternoon, Chicago’s ow...

Grapetooth – Grapetooth

The idea for Grapetooth started in 2015 when Clay Frankel of Twin Peaks and Chris Bailoni met up at a local bar in Chicago. This drunken idea ended up growing into a two year project leading up to the self-titl...

Summer Salt: Happy Camper

Last month, Summer Salt released their first full length album, “Happy Camper,” which, in my opinion, is the best album of the fall. Blending the sound of beachy 60s pop-rock with a modern lo-fi undertone, Summ...