Shred Your Standards Photo Gallery

Last weekend, fans of Chicago art, music, and skating flocked to Logan BLVD skate park for Shred Your Standards Fest. The first day of the fest was photographed by Zack Lewandowski, whose knack for capturing the energy of the crowd in his live music photography conveys the lively, buzzing atmosphere of Chicagoland DIY shows. Continue reading Shred Your Standards Photo Gallery

Atheena: Everything to Gain and Nothing to Lose

By Nati Madrigal Chicago’s DIY scene has it all: tight-knit community, diverse individuals, safe spaces, and of course, amazing bands — and Atheena is one of the latest to be added to the city’s already impressive roster. Since they first started in November 2021, musicians Oscar Aviles-Romo, Joshua Beardsley, and Dom Malgioglio have begun to establish themselves by playing two to three shows a month. … Continue reading Atheena: Everything to Gain and Nothing to Lose