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The Chicago artist cultivated a unique practice after being called to artmaking through a dream.

Louie Kason — multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer, and songwriter — uses his wide range of talents to bring freshness and flavor into his unique brand of alternative music. Originally from Toledo but now residing in Chicago, Kason draws influence from many genres and crafts songs that cannot be placed easily into one label. His recent single […]

From Chicago to the world, Domingos en Vocalo takes you on a borderless journey to discover the freshest alternative music from Latinoamérica and beyond.

Whether rapping, writing, teaching high school or hosting open mics, Rich Robbins strives to move forward artistically, constantly enriching those around him.

Chicago-based singer BONZIE’s latest album Reincarnation attempts to make sense of the uncertain future we’re all facing as a result of the pandemic.

LeftJones is, at their core, a “group of musicians from Chicago doing what they love.” Strongly Chicagoan and bursting with passion, LeftJones breathes new life into the city’s music scene with an electric blend of jazz, hip-hop and soul. Tender horns and a free-flowing rhythm section form the perfect canvas for lead vocalist M.E.R.C.’s versatile […]

ÉSSO recently issued an LP titled XICAGO and is set to play Wicker Park Fest on July 25.

Refresh your summer playlists with these underground artists you’ll want to know about. Mornings host Bekoe shares with us his five favorite tracks from this month’s Poised to Break Through artists. Read what he had to say and stream the full playlist below! Maserati Majors – “Bape” From VA to NC, Maserati Majors is an […]

Nothing pairs better with hot summer days than 12 hot new tracks from rising artists. Poised to Break Though is your ticket to the best that underground music has to offer. A diverse range of artists makes up the playlist this month — hailing from all over the map, from Zambia to Canada to Chicago. […]

Following Vocalo’s June 8 article reporting on the allegations against indie label Rosebud Allday, the label reached out with comments.