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YAWN - "HUM" Music Video Premiere
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From Chicago's own YAWN comes the official music video for "HUM." Packed with visual stimuli, the video features underwater sea life, guitars drenched in paint, and unsettling closeups of the YAWN boys. It’s a four-minute hallucination offset by angelic, high-pitched vocals in this sweet psych ballad. You can even learn all the words for tonight’s show at The Empty Bottle by singing along karaoke-style to the scrolling lyrics. Find show details here:YAWN, Sun Cop, Lovejoy, and Twin Peaks DJ SetThe Empty Bottle1035 N. Western Ave.Chicago, IL 60622 9 p.m. / 21+ / $7
Pixel Grip: Exclusive Interview and Single Premiere
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Photo: Jim Jam Pixel Grip, the self-described goth-disco project of Jon T. Freud and Rita Lukea, was formed with the idea to create dance music inspired by the sounds of their youth. Rita and Jon met during high school in Crystal Lake, a suburb 40 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. “I heard Rita’s voice, and I knew I had to work with her on something,” Jon said. “Jon and me are little rave rats,” Rita said. “I grew up listening to Daft Punk and French Electronica, and it seemed fitting to make dance music in Chicago, the birthplace of House. I'd say our biggest influences are...