In the psychic crystal drug apocalypse, we will all wear Converse. We won’t have any choice.
Acclaimed author and ornery old white man Mark Twain once said that “under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer”. And goddamnit was he right.
The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, Death, The World, and more meanings of Tarot Cards.
“God, I’m such a zombie in the morning before I’ve had the healing power of crystals.”
With glimmering hip hop instrumentals, wistfully cool samples, and a dash of humor, Chicago producer HarmonicSapien's recently released "AntiSocial EP" is a short-and-sweet soulful dream that beautifully marks the end of year and puts its best foot forward into the new year.
Fill your elf ears and your holidazed eyes with Christmas cheer by checking out this new song and video "Christmas X-Tension" by Jake Dewar!
An MC Premiere of Cado's newest track: "Care"
Erzulie (pronounced Ah-zih-lee) is a Jazz Metal Band inspired by Haitian Vodou, Panamanian Folklore and Chicago Grit. Their heavy blend of Thrash Metal, Latin Jazz, Indie Rock, and Blues generates a reaw melodic music that entrances audiences. The have been compared to Kittie, Jinjer, and Paramore.
Cado is a 23 year old Chicago native and one of the few artist breaking the mold. These songs, though brief (less than 2:30 each), will be hard to escape. I say with confidence that you'll be listening back more times than you can count and I, personally, can't wait to hear more.
Grimms & Blacknight are a dynamic “dreamhop” duo based in Chicago consisting of Jamal Semaan (Grimms) and Rob Lorts (Blacknight). With the unique combination of storytelling rap from Grimms and the dreamy experimental backdrops from Blacknight, the pair have earned their place in Chicago’s ever-evolving music scene.
Vagabond Maurice's newest track, "Session 09 - Hagakure" (produced by fellow Chicago musician Uymitsu), ventures down a dreamy city avenue composed of smooth piano, a contemplative jazz trumpet, and meticulously written lyrics reflecting on nostalgia, enlightenment, nature, and the self.
Time to thrash through the city with Baba Yaga's "Heretic's Fork." Whether you wanna "run through a muthafucka's face," prepare yourself for it, or righteously rattle a spirit out of you, this Chicago trio will get you there with teeth and vigor.
"This tape is a response to the beginning of the end of the world. It has very little to do with drugs, shooting and killing my own people, or degrading women. 80% of the album is eschatological, 10% Love, 5% Paranoia and 5% Bravado. It leans much closer towards gospel than hip hop. One must fight shaytan with his own tools. Praise The God."
Cady Leinicke is back to talk about Weekend Sits! There's a lot that goes into taking care of someone else's children for a weekend or beyond. If you've ever felt intimidated by the idea of doing a weekend sit, this episode will help you know that you can do it and help you figure out if you want to do it!
It’s time for the Bulldogs to go off on another quest, and we’re all fired up! Especially DM Alex, who’s full of piss, vinegar and cute lil’ sneezes in this episode. This time our mission comes at the behest of greedy executive Reno Jabroni. Will our heroes be able to follow default leader Orlando Jordan to get their instructions from Reno? Or will his cut-rate Cerberus of a secretary see through their clever disguises of “Air Conditioning Girl,” “Wifi Unplugger” and “Nervous Carmel Fan”?
The dumb guys talk about a book they actually like.
Days before the birth of our daughter Sophia we recorded an episode where we reflect on the year, what we're thankful for and then we talk shit on the movie Meth Storm. It's a really terrible documentary. Seriously, most episodes of Intervention are better.
I’m alive. Sonic boom, Sonic Youth. There’s no such thing as a mistake. Enjoy your flight. Easy, Chewie.
Taking a break from the Godzilla cannon, we have on the ever excellent Rebecca Loeser to discuss the kaiju classic Daimajin. Rebecca and the Hollywood Kaiju bad boys Luke, Martin and Brandon all agree, "it's finally nice to watch a good, competent movie again!" Also a reminder to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to have your questions, letters or erotic fan-fiction read on air in future episodes.
Look out this week, Pupperinos, because we have the very excellent Rebecca Loeser on this week to talk Rocko's Modern life, Mary Berry's sex life and secret messages at the end of the shows. Also after double checking it, Brandon meant to say "tinyletter.com/kirkmanbrandon"
We all need a friend like my guest Bill Bullock, an educated comedian that knows that there is a time and a place to be real, and that's all the time. we have the most fiery and engaging convo and I'm thankful for it. What I am trying to say is this one is Goooooood!
Tien and Sarah had a few drinks before recording this episode.
On this week's episode we see the Writing on the Wall, check out the Revenge of the Nerds vol 3 at the Humboldt Park Library, see an amazing free show at Mykelle Deville || daymaker || blackerface || ze'ev, and make noise with the birds at Cirp Night at the Whistler w/ Sex No Babies and beastii.
The Gnarlax have been asking more and more often about martial arts. It's probably because they've finally started watching Jackie Chan movies. Tobes and Jesse have on Judo Master Vaughn Rey, but how does one throw your opponent in zero gravity? Special thanks to Jacob Lowrey!
It was pure gasoline, tasted like cough syrup. This drink is making me question the universe and existence and why God would let this monstrosity live.
Last seen within the body of a drunken college-educated boy very early Sunday morning, right before said body's mouth bit into a block of uncooked Ramen noodles. Chicken dust packet was opened and slightly wet, though dust was nowhere to be found.
If the wind caught him right he could still smell her on his clothes. He wished he could destroy the wind.
I don't get what the big deal is. It's just a yellow star. I mean, it doesn't even do anything that cool. Nourishing a planet is cool? Naw, man.