BAND SPOTLIGHT: Mister Moon

Mister Moon, the “culternative” rockers out of North Central Ohio, will be playing The Elbo Room this Saturday along with Sean Wilson, American Narcissism / The Pirate Broadcast, and Red Ransom. Despite the fact that all four band members have visited Chicago, this will be their first time playing the Windy City as Mister Moon.

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BAND SPOTLIGHT: Calling for Eden

What seemed like a far fetched dream in the early 2000s is now becoming a reality for Calling for Eden, the eight-piece band out of Texas. Drawing on the diverse talents of each member, the band starting becoming more serious about their music in 2013 and has come a long way since. Whether they had been inspired to pick up an instrument because of a family member, a local band, or the live show of a well-established one, each member can pinpoint the experience that made them want to be a part of the music business.

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BAND SPOTLIGHT: Maxdmyz

maxdmyzWe would like to introduce everyone to Maxdmyz, a metal band from London and South East.  These guys love to party, chill out, and make music about things that piss them off.  They sound like my kind of people!  The current lineup has been together for about three years, but the band has continually evolved since their formation in 2000.  Vortex (keys) says it beautifully when he states, “like a rolling stone gathering moss – every influence negative or influence colours and changes the music. It’s range and depth has widened, in some ways simpler, in some ways deeper.  I think overall the music has remained immediate and connective, albeit more textured and complex.”  These guys truly enjoy playing live, working together to perfect their craft, and create new, innovative material for fans.

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Nick D’ and The Believers @ Subterranean 9/22

The fun loving indie-pop rockers will be swinging through town this Thursday in support of their brand new EP, Crown. The band has been together and evolving for over 3 years–adding new members, incorporating new instruments, and expanding their repertoire–but Nick D’ and the Believers was very close to never happening.

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