UPDATE: Merchant Ships Reunites for One Show

Short lived, but long held in esteem, Midwestern emo Band Merchant Ships are doing a reunion show in their hometown of South Bend, Indiana on December 17th. At the time of their formation Merchant Ships was just four high school kids. Only active for two years, from 2008-2010, they collaborated on three different releases including acclaimed … More UPDATE: Merchant Ships Reunites for One Show

the present age Drop New Video: Do You Want To Feel Alone

Two-piece indie garage-rock brothers out of Appleton, WI have dropped their latest video from the still life. album. This video features the single ‘Do You Want To Feel Alone’ and the Lamers’ brothers best impersonation of juggalos(?) In all seriousness, it’s a really well done video courtesy Trevor Sweeney Media that plays out like a short film. … More the present age Drop New Video: Do You Want To Feel Alone

ALISTAIR HENNESSEY Teases New Music Video

After complete radio silence since last April, progressive hardcore band Alistair Hennessey posted a teaser today for their brand new single “Hitchhikers.” This will be the second single off the band’s highly anticipated upcoming LP The House We Grew Up In. The 18 second teaser for the new music video was posted to the band’s facebook … More ALISTAIR HENNESSEY Teases New Music Video

MOLLY’S WORST ENEMY to Reunite for Final New Direction Show

Nearly a full year since parting ways, Minneapolis pop-punk band Molly’s Worst Enemy are making waves once again with the announcement that the band will be reforming its original lineup to play The New Direction’s final show. The Fargo, ND punk venue announced last month that after five years of hosting local shows, they would be closing … More MOLLY’S WORST ENEMY to Reunite for Final New Direction Show

AFTER HOUR ANIMALS Robbed in St. Louis

Milwaukee post-hardcore band After Hour Animals were forced to cut their EP release tour short today after the band became the latest victim of gear-theft in St. Louis, MO. The band embarked on their week long midwest tour with Illinois metal band The Levitated, in support of their upcoming release Remember This. In a statement on the band’s facebook page, … More AFTER HOUR ANIMALS Robbed in St. Louis

That’s Baby Stuff

Coming up this month, Rockford, IL is having the first ever That’s Baby Stuff fest. Happening August 19th and 20th at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center downtown. The fest highlights Midwestern artists, mostly from Rockford and Chicago, IL with some special far away guests including Hikes (Austin, TX) and Invalids (Princeton, NJ). Chicago favorites: The … More That’s Baby Stuff