Chicago bedroom dream pop band Elliot K (previously known as Dog Jesus) latest release the hits vol 2 is set to release on tape. Today they’re giving Midwest Music Collective readers a first listen. It welcomes you in warmly, like a coming of age film rom-com. The lyrics are honest and reflective. Diving into this release … More Premiere: Elliot K – the hits vol 2
The Rebel Music Stage is an original independent stage that is bringing in local bands at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. 90 bands will be playing at the Stage this summer and this year especially, the Rebel Music Stage will be featuring a different genre every day like old school punk, EDM, hip hop, and female-fronted metal. The … More Rebel Music Stage Showcases Local Bands at Summerfest
One of the best perks of starting MMC was the influx of amazing musicians we found in the Midwest area. It seems like every Artist of the Month we put up becomes my new favorite band and The Moose is no exception. With a wide array of musical interests, it’s always nice to find a … More Artist of the Month Interview: The Moose
How hyped have you been for this album? Not at all? Just me then? Look, we are unabashed about our love for the present age. We do our best to remain impartial and review everything fairly, but these guys are just so great. This is all coming from a guy who generally dislikes the indie-shoegaze … More Album Review: Still Life – the present age
ICYMI: TINY KINGDOMS//THE MOOSE//GRAMMA//I TURN SUBMARINE On November 7th, Tiny Kingdoms and The Moose made a stop at THE GARAGE in Burnsville, MN. The two Chicago-based bands were on a short weekend tour. They were joined my Minnesota-locals Gramma and I Turn Submarine.
Hailing from Chicago, IL, this pop-punk 5 piece is taking the scene by storm. With catchy hooks and melodies mixed with incredibly relatable lyrics, you should have been listening to these guys yesterday. Although barely out of high school (if all of them are) this band will be huge. You have my word. Check out … More Artist of the Month: Belmont