Heavily influenced by such artists as Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Townes Van Zandt, and The Rolling Stones, The BuzzHounds meld alternative vocal stylings with Delta Blues and 70’s Outlaw Country to form their own brand of Americana and Rock n Roll.
The Buzzhounds have shared the stage with Les Paul, Buddy Guy, Chicago Blues Reunion, Susan Tedeschi, Magic Slim, Gov’t Mule, and many more. They have also performed on national TV + radio. Members of the band are Jeff Manga (Vocals, Guitars), Bob Miller (Bass), Marko Lira (Drums) and Jon Affinito (Guitar).
Our Artist of the Week in September, Chicago’s Schaf, has been very productive recently. He produced three albums in the fourth quarter of 2017, the third and newest has been released only yesterday on New Year’s Eve.
Our Artist of the Week #17, The Remedies, is an alternative rock outfit from Chicago, Illinois comprised of guitarist and lead vocalist, Marco Obaya, bass player and backing vocalist, Jake Schnoebelen, and drummer and percussionist, Angelo Santoyo. Jake and Marco were childhood friends, while Marco and Angelo were acquaintances in high school. Marco and Angelo’s first musical encounter came in early 2014 when Marco was offered a position playing bass in The Damosellas, a punk rock band fronted by a mutual friend of theirs. He took the gig and the two quickly bonded over grunge music, coffee and cigarettes.