Nurses on Hair, Pickup Lines

written by: Rachel Angres on January 23, 2012

Nurses came out with their sophomore album, Dracula, earlier this year. Touring with Dominant Legs, the band’s live performance at Schubas on Oct. 22, 2011,  was well-received. Aaron Chapman, lead vocalist, despite being sick with a sore throat, managed to perform magnificently. Pop ‘stache sat down with the three of them—Chapman (vocals, guitar, keyboard), John […]

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Willis Earl Beal at Schubas Tavern on Jan. 14

written by: Rachel Angres on January 19, 2012

Remember the name Willis Earl Beal. In fact, store it somewhere in your subconscious and suspiciously the name will soon emerge from the crevice where it was placed. At Schubas Tavern as part of Tomorrow Never Knows, Beal, solo artist and Chicago native, revealed that before being picked up by XL Records and given a multi-record […]

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Woods at Subterranean on Dec. 10, 2011

written by: Rachel Angres on December 23, 2011

Woods made sure to meet the needs of newcomers before diving into the experimental textures that have won over many a critic and die hard alike.

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Chicago band YAWN portrait

Q&A with YAWN

written by: Tom Crawford on August 29, 2011

Recently, Pop ‘stache chatted with Adam Gil and Daniel Perzan of Chicago-based band YAWN.  The band’s debut release, Open Seasons, drops this Tuesday, August 30, with a release party at Schubas. Stop by if you’re in town, but in the meantime gain an idea of what you’re in for here: Pop ‘stache: I’ve been reading […]

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Steven Drozd at 80-35

Q&A with B. Dolan

written by: Chris Favata on April 12, 2011

His music takes on a much more cerebral approach thanks to his expansive knowledge of social, political and philosophical topics. He’s also a really nice guy.

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Tumbledown Instrument Portrait

Q&A with Tumbledown

written by: Aaron Pylinski on November 20, 2010

Fronted by musical mastermind Mike Herrera (MxPx and Arthur) and backed by Trotland brothers Harley and Marshall and guitarist Jack Parker, Tumbledown has taken country music and punk to a whole new level.

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Propaghandi press photo

Q&A with Propagandhi

written by: David B. Anthony on November 3, 2010

There’s no bullshit when it comes to Canadian punk band Propagandhi.

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Ardent Studios logo Memphis, TN

Q&A with Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN

written by: Cody Prentiss on October 15, 2010

Pop ‘stache recently caught up with both Daniel Russo and Jody Stephens to see how they felt their studio fit in Memphis’s music scene.

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