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Gear Review • Apogee Digital: Symphony Desktop Interface

Gear Review • Apogee Digital: Symphony Desktop Interface

| March 29, 2022

The most basic function of Apogee Digital’s Symphony Desktop is its capability as a two-channel audio interface. Apogee has a range of portable interfaces available, but Symphony Desktop represents the company’s first offering of its top-quality converters in a desktop format that travels easily. Boasting a pair of Apogee’s flagship Symphony microphone preamps and analog […]

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Photo Gallery: Doyle at Brauerhouse • Lombard

Photo Gallery: Doyle at Brauerhouse • Lombard

| March 16, 2022

Doyle Saturday, March 12, 2022 Brauerhouse Lombard, IL Misfits guitarist Doyle arrived at Brauerhouse in Lombard Saturday to deliver the goods for a room full of diehards performing a selection primarily solo material. His guitar technique is still fast and rough, accented by his iconic look of a vampire bodybuilder. For his diehard fans, they […]

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Photo Gallery: Ghost and Volbeat • Allstate Arena • Rosemont

Photo Gallery: Ghost and Volbeat • Allstate Arena • Rosemont

| February 20, 2022

Ghost & Volbeat Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL February 18, 2022 Recap and Photos by Edward Spinelli   Co-headliners Ghost and Volbeat brought the fans out en masse (despite a freak snow squall) to Allstate Arena Friday.  Beelzebub ruled the evening. Ghost vocalist Tobias Forge donned his signature ghoul makeup like a 19th-century zombie in the […]

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IE Rewind: Cheap Trick • Best of 2021

IE Rewind: Cheap Trick • Best of 2021

| November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

At a seasoned 72, Rick Nielsen is the Frank Buck of the rock and roll world. By his own admission — and he’s not bragging, just stating the facts — the Cheap Trick axeman and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has bagged and brought home over 2,000 guitars in his lifetime. His trophy room […]

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Cover Story: Local H • “Navigating The Maze”

Cover Story: Local H • “Navigating The Maze”

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Local H are lifers. That much should be evident to even those with only a casual knowledge of the band’s career over their 30-plus year history. The band consists of singer/songwriter/guitarist Scott Lucas and drummer Ryan Harding, who released their debut record Ham Fisted back in 1995, followed by As Good As Dead a […]

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Live Review and Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney at The TaxSlayer Center Moline, IL

Live Review and Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney at The TaxSlayer Center Moline, IL

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney TaxSlayer Center Moline Tuesday, June 11, 2019 If there’s anyone on earth who could kick up their feet and collect royalty checks until kingdom come, it’s Paul McCartney, who besides flying high with Wings and steadily cranking out solo material or duets with everyone from his late frenemy Michael Jackson to current conquerors […]

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Cover Story:  Lissie

Cover Story: Lissie

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is a word – and indeed a whole attendant concept – that singer-songwriter Lissie (born Elisabeth Corrin Morris in Rock Island, Illinois; she long ago dropped her surname for performing) had gradually let slip from her memory, over her recent years spent living in sunny Ojai, California. And it’s not something too easy to […]

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Media: July 2015

Media: July 2015

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Cubs Pre and Post Man

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Cover Story: Local H

Cover Story: Local H

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Local H – Chicago Strong…

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Feature: The Orwells

Feature: The Orwells

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The pride of Elmhurst are coming off a whirlwind year, and are preparing for Riot Fest

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