Heart of Gold: Remembering Trey Gruber
Trey Gruber, frontman of rising Chicago band Parent, passed away last month at 26. He channeled his provincial alienation into music, emerging a highly emotive, prolific songwriter. Click here to read a collection of poetry, art, and stories told by some of Gruber's closest friends and family.
Inspired by no-wave ancestry, New York's Brian Hill, released his self-titled debut album August 18th, 2017 along with his band the Noh Starrs. Serving as a marker for this moment in time, Brian and his group took photos and collected newspaper clippings from the week of their release.
Pom Pom Squad, a project fronted by Mia Berrin, is a musical diary entry influenced by the sounds of garage rock and RIOT GRRRL. Originally based out of Orlando, Florida, Mia began recording demos in her teenage bedroom before moving to New York City.
On the night The Parrots arrived in New York City for the first time they walked all the way from Brooklyn into Manhattan, ventured to Times Square, and then ended up at a drag queen competition in Chelsea...
Twin sisters Jessica and Alexa Viscius make up one half of Chicago band Bunny. With their counterparts Shane Prewitt on drums and Tim Makowski on guitar, you're immediately brought into a hazy world full of secrets and dreams you're begging to know.
Jerome Peel never intended to create a workwear brand popular with New York’s cool crowd when he designed a work shirt for his father’s painting business. Originally from West Palm Beach, Florida, Jerome was just doing his father a favor...
Holyrad Studio was born out of necessity two years ago after founder Daryl Oh was tired of trying to fit into an industry that was not built for her. From the ground up, she built a photo studio whose aim is to provide affordable access to artists.
With a taste for music and fashion twice their age, Australian band Parcels brings an unexpected sense of maturity and precision to modern day funk. "We’re still not quite used to this whole musician life...” jokes Jules, the lead singer, in between sets of their first New York show...
The weekend The Districts released their latest album, Popular Manipulations, a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville occurred, ending in violence. The country was sent into shock, looking for some sort of leadership from our President, but found none.
Crystal Zapata, a Chicago-based designer and artist, experiments with constructing dysfunctional furniture, silk screening clothing, photography, and graphic design... definition of a Renaissance woman in 2017 if there ever was one.