Milwaukee’s beer-soaked punks play at the Empty Bottle tonight.
Italian label SSLD Records is back with the help of local Nick Mayor.
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Ryan Duggan for the HoZac Records Blackout Fest.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is the title track from the Dwight Twilley Band’s power-pop classic Twilley Don’t Mind.
A tale of four record labels: HoZac’s healthy catalog of rock, garage, and scuzz
A HoZac comp of one-off bands, another Smith Westerns record, and a Dylan cover with Tim Heidecker
From Zath at the Hideout in April to Cacaw at Treasure Town in October
In the Reader‘s Best of Chicago issue last year, I wrote that I hoped the next “Chicago sound” would turn out to be glammy garage, pointing out two reasons it might: the already ascendant Smith Westerns and the yet-to-be-discovered Mickey. At the time Mickey had only released a criminally overlooked single on HoZac, “She’s So […]
The rockers talk Boston in the 70s, smelling like fish, and independent record labels.