Born to actress Paula Boyd and record producer, Andy Johns, Will Johns has been surrounded by music his whole life, and he carries the torch having played alongside his uncle Eric Clapton, and many other prominent names in the industry with Cloud9, Will Johns Band, and The Music of Cream.
Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Ilan Rubin started his career in the early 2000s with Denver Harbor. Since then, Ilan has landed himself as the drummer for big bands such as Angels & Airwaves, Nine Inch Nails, Paramore, Lostprophets and of course his solo work.
For talented artists such as Gigi Vega, it’s only a matter of time before the world takes notice. After putting in the work since the age of twelve, it seems that for Gigi, the time is now.
If you ask Zay and Jayy, they would tell you they were handpicked by GOD himself for prescribed musical greatness. With tracks such as “Too Slimy,” and “Rainy Clouds,” it’s hard to argue, as they display the full range of the duo, and demonstrate their obvious musical fluidity, and compatibility.
Darko The Super has managed to take everything we love about 1980s Electro-Hop, 90s Golden Age Hip-Hop, and 2000s Vaporwave, and merge it all into one ultramodern, futuristic, forward-thinking tour de force. Great White Buffalo is a record we are going to be talking about for years to come. With these tracks laid to tape, and now unleashed unto the world, its legacy is soon to be formally cemented.
Jim Harold is a titan of the paranormal podcasting world, as well as a pioneer for podcasting in general. There’s a reason why he is perpetually atop the proverbial podcasting heap.
Evan’s and company have always been a group that leans more toward the artsy side of things, with tracks that tell stories via raw emotion via folktale bloodletting, but with the release of “Art Of The Bleed,” we see the band deepening its roots, and harkening back to some not so obvious influences.
This ethereal track finds the young Daphne Wolfe at perhaps her most vulnerable. I am intrigued to see where this burgeoning artist goes from here. Tune in this coming January to take the journey.
Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with John San Juan of Chicago Indie favorites, The Hushdrops. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, The Hushdrops newest music, the band’s history, and what he’s looking forward to the most once COVID-19 breaks.