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.
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.
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.