Chicago indie rockers Ratboys recently released their best album yet, and though they can’t tour, they’re finding ways to stay connected to their fans.
Guitarist-vocalist Julia Steiner and guitarist David Sagan met as first-year students at the University of Notre Dame in 2010, and they’ve since become ingrained in Chicago underground rock. Under the name Ratboys, they made themselves a home in the emo scene in the mid-2010s, playing country-flecked indie songs and drawing in a couple prolific collaborators […]
Drummer Tim Daisy hits a hot streak with his record label, indie rockers Jupiter Styles celebrate a star-studded sophomore album, and more.
Sean Neumann got hooked on this city’s south-suburban punk scene in the late 2000s, just in time for an early view of some of the musical voices that would influence Chicago’s DIY community in the coming decade, including outsider-pop auteur Nnamdi Ogbonnaya and Julia Steiner, who fronts the inimitable country-emo group Ratboys. As those musicians […]