Chicago’s Sunshine Boys (featuring Freda Love Smith of Blake Babies, Dag Juhlin of Poi Dog Pondering and Jacqueline Schimmel of Big Hello) will be releasing the politically-charged single “Infinity Girl” on Friday, Jan 10 and Jennifer Reeder (whose new film Knives and Skin opened at the Music Box Theatre Dec. 13) has directed a spectacular video for the track which will be released on Friday, January 17. The band will then embark on a short tour with Freda’s former Blake Babies band mate Juliana Hatfield and there is a show confirmed for Space in Evanston on Thursday, Jan 16.
“Infinity Girl” will appear on the band’s sophomore album, Work and Love, which follows the critically-acclaimed debut Blue Music. Work and Love will be released on Friday, May 1 via Pravda Records.
Jennifer Hall | 1/9/2020
Developing musical roots from Chicago IL, Jennifer Hall has created a gripping performance with an unmatched passion and vulnerability in her music. Drawing comparisons to the likes of Sia, Florence + The Machine, and Alice Merton, Jennifer identifies as a vocal powerhouse, while integrating her soulful stylings into a mix of experimental production.
Since the release of Jennifer’s self titled EP and the completion of several US tours, Jennifer leaned into a quiet period, a creative hibernation, to rebalance and reflect. Poised to close out 2019 on a high, Jennifer Hall’s booming single ‘In The Water’ and its accompanying music video was released in the Fall, delivering Jennifer’s signature soaring vocals and unbridled passion. With additional music in the works, there is plenty more to come from this rising artist.
Live From The Lair with Whitney Wasson
Whitney Wasson (she/they) is a standup comedian and artist based in Chicago. She began standup in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and has since performed all over the country. She's been a featured performer at over a dozen comedy festivals, and was chosen as a headliner for the Chicago Women's Funny Festival in 2017. Local credits include Laugh Factory, Zanies, Second City, iO, The Annoyance, Steppenwolf, and the Cards Against Humanity Theater. Her monthly showcase, Serenity Now, has been profiled in the Chicago Reader and features a cast of all sober performers at The Crowd Theater.
Learn more at www.thewhitneywasson.com
Music by Bad Bad Meow
99TheProducer | January 2nd, 2020
99 The Producer dropped by the station to talk about his latest tracks and what his hopes for his music are.
Housewife of Horror ft. Microphone Misfitz
Housewife of Horror is a Horror Television show local to Aurora, Illinois, airing on Western Suburban Stations and Worldwide on The Monster Channel!
Housewife of Horror features the Ghoulishly Glamorous Housewife of Horror, and her Soul...Mate Mister of Horror. Both are lifelong lovers of all things that give you that special thrill, go bump in the night, and make a different kind of person finally feel right at home.
Housewife of Horror breathes new life and adventure to the genre of Horror Hosting with their unique Glamour and Real Life Retro Charm.
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The Microphone Misfitz will entertain you if that is what you came for, from music to dance to a party-good time. Now, if you want quality for your time then let the Fitz engage you in the arts & sciences of the 21st century's preeminent culture. Based in Chicago, The Microphone Misfitz is more than a band or crew, creating music. They use the pillars of Hip-Hop (turntablism/DJing; MCing; breakin'; graffiti/street art; knowledge & overstanding) and their shared dynamics to enlighten and sustain their audiences and themselves.
Kin Solo, DFEX, and Jet Nam (Jet9) are the choreography & movement artists; Ray of Light is the high-octane hype-man & MC; Mel L. is the Graff artist, vocalist, & road DJ; DJ Mar & Mike Knobel (aemka) are the production team; and D-Nick The Microphone Misfit is the lead MC, lyricist & artistic director of the group. The Microphone Misfitz have toured worldwide from grassroots gatherings to South By Southwest; from Algeria to China and elsewhere; Sharing stages with luminaries such as Crucial Conflict, Dead Prez, KRS-ONE, Jeru tha Damaja, Saul Williams, Mega Ran and more. Focused on the themes of living for a healthier state of mind; and uplifting those who are trying to find their path in this world, The Fitz embodies the acronym Healthy Independent People Helping Other People (H.I.P. H.O.P.). www.themicrophonemisfitz.com