Gillian McGhee of Turnspit

Formed in 2014, Turnspit is a Chicago-based pop-punk outfit that recently released their LP Desire Paths on February 16 via Dodgeball Records.

I recently had a chance to speak with Gillian McGhee (singer/guitarist) from the band. We discussed the band in general, their influences, the meaning behind some of the songs on the album and what drives her personally.

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Concert Review: Bad Idols, Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves, Normal C, Pauly Creep-O

Artists:  Bad Idols (Facebook, InstagramBandCamp, Spotify), Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, BandCamp, Spotify), Normal-C (Facebook, TwitterInstagramBandCamp), Pauly Creep-O (BandCamp, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify)
Venue:  The Blue Note (Official, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Date:  March 25, 2018

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What Is the Best ALL Album?

I was having a discussion recently (with Jake Jones of the band Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves and my buddy Dave Brown, aka Oklahoma Lefty) about which ALL album is their best.

I came across a website (Best Albums Ever) that lists a ranking of all 6 ALL albums. According to the site, Allroy’s Revenge is #1 while the #2 spot goes to Pummel.

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Interview with This Obsession

This Obsession is a pop-punk band based out of Chicago, Illinois. The band was recently signed to Wiretap Records. Their newest album, A Confrontational Effort, was released today (March 16).

I recently had a chance to talk with Mark and Jess from the band. We talked about the band’s history, their music, their involvement with Wiretap, and life in general.
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10 Questions with Aree and the Pure Heart

EDITORS NOTE:  This is an interview that Dave (Oklahoma Lefty) did with Aree of Aree and the Pure Heart back in 2015.  Aree and the Pure Heart just recently signed with Wiretap Records so I thought now would be a good time to re-publish it.

Aree and the Pure Heart’s debut EP Heartsongs is nothing short of brilliant.

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Mark Boniface of Harker

Every so often you come across a band that has never been on your radar and makes you feel like you have been living under a rock.  If that is you, it’s time to crawl out from under that rock and check out HarkerHarker is a band based out of Brighton, England that is releasing their debut full length No Discordance next month on WireTap Records. It will be available on February 9 on digital, vinyl and CD formats. The lead single, “300 Cigarettes” was released in November and was followed by a short tour of the UK.

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