THE SICK MUSE The Sick Muse is a Chicago based rag for thoughts on music & art. We explore the motives, context, and labor of art, as well as promoting community-centered, outsider, underground, DIY, marginalized, or experimental artists oft-ignored by mainstream media. Read the latest issue Art & Musicking & DIY

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Bedroom Music

September 2021 TSM will make its video producing debut with Bedroom Music Season 1!

Each episode of Bedroom Music will feature a different local favorite covering a sexy “bedroom music” type song from their own bedroom along with an exclusive interview and tour.

Check out the trailer below,  and Episode 1 hosting on our website!

Bedroom Music - Trailer #1

Bedroom Music - Trailer #2

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Charles Joseph Smith
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all photos by Sarah Marie Coogan I went to Situations many times. You had to walk through a door in the alley opening to...
Noah Jones
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“Remember when you don’t see hope, hope is seeing you”. This line caps the last verse of José Orozco’s “Hope ...
The Sick Muse
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As proclaimed on their website, “Earwig H. Airplug is a reclusive flesh and spirit tangle alive in Chicago IL.” And ...
Grandma Knows Life
Brian Young Jr.
July 15, 2021
Brian Young Jr.
July 15, 2021
Edited by Sarah Roderick Grandma sing Gospel Contralto low rasp Mahalia take my hand high c crescendo    ...
Dead Self
Adele Hink
July 15, 2021
Adele Hink
July 15, 2021
https://www.hink.club/ IG: @hinkstink
Jesus The Redeemer
Gabriel Shestack
July 15, 2021
Gabriel Shestack
July 15, 2021
I checked the news on my phone and saw that a new verse in the bible had been discovered. It was found in a sealed pot o...
Collage #8
Brian Judge
July 15, 2021
Brian Judge
July 15, 2021
Comic artist and book maker and Brian Judge is an excavator. He mines the bins at comic shops for the most startling ima...
Weakness and Wheatus
Camille Sprocket
July 15, 2021
Camille Sprocket
July 15, 2021
Wheatus is a rock band mostly known for their 2000 one-hit wonder “Teenage Dirtbag.” They have five albums: Wheatus ...
Meshes of the Afternoon
Annie Chantraine
July 15, 2021
Annie Chantraine
July 15, 2021
Glassy eyes, seeing only dark figures, bête noire, ne vois pas, seulement toi, toi seul tu verras Blades of steel and o...
“Factory” and “Crimson”
Cordoba
July 15, 2021
Cordoba
July 15, 2021
lyrics and artwork by Cordoba Specter by Cordoba Specter by Cordoba
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