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Chicago trio Gosh Diggity sharpen their lo-fi pop sound on Runaway Rocketboy

Chicago trio Gosh Diggity have drawn a bead on the chemistry that gave a hard-to-pin-down magnetism to the solo lo-fi electronics projects—among them Say Hi and Casiotone for the Painfully Alone—that occupied a special place in 2000s indie pop. Gosh Diggity’s early EPs, 2019’s banana brains and 2020’s Bedtime for Bonzos, radiate skinned-knee shambolic glee […]

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Chicago trio Retirement Party blend emo and pop-punk to score their early adulthood

If there was a soundtrack to fit the lives of Chicago’s latest generation of pop-punk fans, it would probably feature the Retirement Party. Fronted by Michigan native and Logan resident Avery Springer, Retirement Party understand the nuances of pop-punk and emo like they’re water and air, and their new debut album, Somewhat Literate (Counter Intuitive), […]