Intro & Beginnings Aaron Childs was on to something when he was gifted a drum kit at the age of 2 and turned it into a fort. Now a musician with years of experience under his belt, Aaron speaks of his new EP, No Rewrites, with imaginative enthusiasm I picture his younger self had building […]

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August 9, 2023

Aaron Childs Drops ‘No Rewrites,’ and it’s full of sunshine

Underground Brooklyn based artist, Xjermsx, drops ‘Drugs in the Bathroom,’ Ultimate Party Bop is a love letter to NYC by xJermsx

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May 29, 2023

‘Drugs in the Bathroom,’ Ultimate Party Bop is a love letter to NYC by xJermsx

Australian-born, Chicago-built, LA-based pop singer, TAKARA, builds up tension for her new single, BAD, coming 4/20/23

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April 16, 2023

Takara is a baddie…but she’s better than bad love

R&B singer and songwriter Manasseh just released his EP, Variations VI: I’ll Be, and it’s around 21 minutes of pure vocal crème de la crème.  The EP opens up ‘I’ll Be: Live Part 1.’ Full of buttery riffs, Manasseh fearlessly climbs sonic mountains with vocal ease. He builds on himself beautifully with a bass that […]

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March 2, 2023

Manasseh drops Variations I: I’ll Be and he assures us of many things…vocal majesty being one

Aligned with Bandcamp waiving their Revenue shares, we chatted with 5 Chicago artists who have been using their Q-tine time to crank out new singles and/or albums and provide you a mindful, different type of “Release Radar.” Enjoy these artists’ new projects, and check in with them on how they’ve been adapting, what they miss about their community, and what they’re grateful for.

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May 1, 2020

a ~MINDFUL~ Release Radar