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Chicago’s Own – CHARLEONE

Chicago’s Own – CHARLEONE

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, it is the soulful sounds of Charleone. This Chicago native, in true do it yourself form, has written over 250 songs, plays over 13 instruments, produces all his own music and sings all his own back round vocals. Always striving to have his craft heard by the musical public, [...]

February 14, 2014 pitchshifter Special Segment 0

NEW IGGY & STOOGES ALBUM “READY TO DIE” OUT APRIL 30

NEW IGGY & STOOGES ALBUM “READY TO DIE” OUT APRIL 30

All content from Fat Possum Records - Better 40 years later than never:  The follow-up to the first record ever to bear the Iggy and the Stooges logo–the immortal proto-punk masterpiece Raw Power–will finally be out April 30, when Fat Possum Records releases the all-new Iggy and the Stooges studio album, Ready To Die. Ready [...]

March 15, 2013 pitchshifter Featured, Special Segment 0

Horror Business – Special Segment – Mr. Tony Holiday

Horror Business – Special Segment – Mr. Tony Holiday

Move over “Groupon”, Give me a “Ghoulpon”; 35 Misfits songs for the price of BLOOD…now that’s a stimulus package we can all enjoy. Horror Business!!…Children in Heat!!… Horror Business!!…Children in Heat!! …Horror Business!!…Children in Heat!!….. DO NOT BE CONFUSED….Either way you address their urgent need to demolish your fetal brain; the devil himself, in violent [...]

November 1, 2011 pitchshifter Special Segment 0

Saturday @ North Coast Music Festival

Saturday @ North Coast Music Festival

By: Tedward B. Bouillon North Coast Music Festival had a lot to live up to this year. With the talent they managed to line up in their inaugural weekend, just last year, they made their own event a tough act to follow. Not only that, but Lollapalooza is still fresh in many of the attendees [...]

September 10, 2011 tedward Special Segment 1

Gemini Club – North Coast Music Fest

Gemini Club – North Coast Music Fest

Special Segment by Grizz: Under the banner of a clear and sunny sky on the final day of NorthCoast Music Festival, Chicago’s final summer blowout fest at Union Park, I caught up with Gemini Club. The Chicago indie electronic-dance trio consists of Tom Gavin (lead vocals), Gordon Bromli (DJ/production), and Dan Brunelle (guitar/keys), and they’re [...]

September 8, 2011 pitchshifter Special Segment 0

Lolla Review

Lolla Review

by: Tedward B Bouillon For three days every year, I become a resident of Grant Park, here in Chicago. I eat, sleep and breathe live music. I dance and jump around more in 72 hours than I likely will the rest of the year. Bigger and better than ever, Lollapalooza is back in 2011 proudly [...]

August 11, 2011 Wolfarelli Special Segment 0

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

One Word. HAIRBALL! In tribute to Ogan for taking the dive and the man that 80′s ROCK was made for….Congrats buddy! A couple of months ago Pitch Shifter, Bo, and I along with Ogan saw a fantastic tribute band to the Rock gods of the 80′s called Hairball. Hairball is a complete package of loud [...]

July 15, 2011 Wolfarelli Special Segment 1

Rammstein and Parenting

Rammstein and Parenting

Just recently, German electro-groove-metal band Rammstein, brought their pyrotechnic induced spectacle to Chicagoland for the first time in more than a decade. Rammstein’s over the top live performances are widely known for heavy use of flames, fire and explosions which over time lead to the motto “Other bands play, Rammstein burns!!” That statement cannot be [...]

May 15, 2011 pitchshifter Special Segment 0

From “Tuff Enuff “ to “Enuff Z’nuff “- Where are they now?

From “Tuff Enuff “ to “Enuff Z’nuff “- Where are they now?

This spotlight features The Fabulous Thunderbirds In 1986 everyone was “Gung Ho” for some “Tough Guys” but did this Texas Style Blues Rock band called Fabulous Thunderbirds have it? …Maybe, but not for long. Started in 1974 The Fab T. Birds, we will call them, were no stranger to low record sales and broken record [...]

March 31, 2011 Wolfarelli Special Segment 5