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

Lebanese & Chicago based artist, Reckless Darling drops Gypsy Jazz influenced EP, Thru the Front Door, teaches us the wisdom in wandering.

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July 5, 2023

Reckless Darling Gifts Us a Debut EP with Gypsy Jazz Influence

Lola Colette’s music career started earlier than most, but she’s found her own peace and true voice through nature, grounding, and support from others.

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May 14, 2023

Lola Colette on early feats, nature’s influence, and being a seasoned touring & studio musician by age 21

Hera Jackson AKA Balkanist Discourse takes us on a sonic adventure by playing ‘what could be.’

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April 9, 2023

Balkanist Discourse plays with color and adventure in third album, Last Dance

Lando bids a farewell to shadow selves with his new single and video, Believe Me Lonely

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March 16, 2023

Lando Chill Unmasks with “Believe Me Lonely”

Takara is an Australian-born, Chicago-built, LA-based singer who possesses not only a powerful voice, but the ability to put her innermost thoughts and feelings into written word. It’s crazy to think she hasn’t been doing this her entire life, because the talent comes so naturally. She’s able to take painful situations and turn them into […]

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August 20, 2021

TAKARA on sharing her soul thru music & moving from Australia –> Chicago –> LA trusting her talent

Morgan Markowski loves to be her own boss (a$$ b!tch) and help creative businesses reach their full potential. Has anyone else been feeling somewhat hopeful and uplifted from the self discoveries and success stories that resulted from the pandemic? I feel like everyone I know is either moving to California, joining a weed school, or […]

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July 17, 2021

Morgan Markowski on Reconstructing, Reimagining, and Modernizing All Things Branding

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