Premiere: Camp Edwards unveil exclusive performance at American Football house

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor [Photo by Tony Sherifi] Up-and-coming Chicago emo/indie-rock quartet Camp Edwards recently rocked the basement at the American Football house (yes, the American Football house) and are sharing their performance of “Beloit” from their forthcoming debut EP of the same name.  Read more: Album Review: American Football – American Football (LP3) Employing…

Feature: Nurturing a Record Label to its Nature

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor Meet Fredo Fosco and Michael Mangan—two music-loving friends starting up a DIY, emo/indie label from the suburbs of Chicago. Mangan, a college freshman studying business, wanted to create a site to post and share musical content, which was inspired by Making New Enemies, a collaborative media blog and record label….

Album Review: Slaughter Beach, Dog – Birdie

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor [Lame-O; 2017] Rating: 7/10 Key Tracks: “Phoenix”, “Bad Beer”, “Acolyte” Meet Jake Ewald’s other half in Birdie. Slaughter Beach, Dog’s latest reveals Ewald’s true disposition when he’s not selling the angsty, “sad boy” aesthetic in Modern Baseball. Ewald dropped Birdie two weeks after Modern Baseball played three final hometown shows and…

Track Review: Modern Baseball – Everyday + Apple Cider, I Don’t Mind

By Eli Shively, Reviews Editor [Run For Cover; 2016] Rating: 7.5/10 Perhaps the most hotly anticipated pop punk release of this year, Philly quartet Modern Baseball’s Holy Ghost stands to be yet another tell-all entry in the musical diary of dual twenty-something songwriters Brendan Lukens and Jake Ewald. Judging by its first two singles, “Everyday” and…