Evan "Chuck Inglish" Ingersoll

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Mac Miller talks about building his fanbase organically by focusing on making dope music

    While conventional wisdom would have Mac Miller parlaying his "brand" to create a line of energy drinks, or headphones, or body spray, Mac Miller doesn't have any such agenda. There's no master plan in place to create multiple revenue streams. Instead, his focus is simply on making dope music with p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Asher Roth at Cervantes, 11/14/12

    ASHER ROTH @ CERVANTES' MASTERPIECE BALLROOM | 11/14/12 The key word for the Asher Roth show was "community." In fact, it's almost like it wasn't the Asher Roth show at all. When he wasn't off the stage, deep into the frenzied crowd, the crowd was up on the stage with him, dancing in the forefront ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    New shows: the Coup, Broncho, Killswitch Engage, Macklemore, Twiztid, Paul Banks, RJD2

    A bunch of new dates going on sale later this week: This November, the Coup is coming to the Summit Music Hall, Killswitch Engage is due at the Fox and Interpol frontman Paul Banks is slated at the Bluebird. In December, Broncho's at the Gothic and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are at the Ogden. Finally, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Mountain Dew signs the Cool Kids to "the best deal in the world"

    ​The Cool Kids have been stuck in label hell for over a year now trying to get their debut full-length released. Their relationship with previous label, Chicago's Chocolate Industries, went bad, and none of the majors interested in the album could figure out an offer that worked for everyone. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    The Cool Kids at Bar Standard, 10/30/10

    ​ The Cool Kids With Air Dubai • DJ Wushu • Shor-T • CobraConda 10.30.10 | Bar Standard On Saturday night, Bar Standard hosted a parade of ghouls, Gagas, rockstars, and Cool Kids -- er, make that The Cool Kids. The doors opened at Bar Standard just as the line was stretching down to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    The Cool Kids on mainstream hip-hop, industry fouls and the misconception about rappers

    ​ In 2008, the Cool Kids burst out of Chicago with The Bake Sale EP, a ten-track teaser packed with a unique take on modern hip-hop. Part old school Beastie Boys and part EPMD from the future, the Cool Kids bring nothing but the club bangers. Comprised of MCs Sir Michael Rocks and Chuck Ingli ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    The Cool Kids

    Friday, September 17, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums Of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they w ... More >>