DIY Chicago A look at TODAY'S Underground Scene

DIY music is "Do-it-Yourself" music. It means you and your band and control everything from writing, producing and recording your music to marketing and merchandising without corporate control.

Image courtesy of Martin Crudo

Raw intensity is a hallmark of the DIY scene.

Image courtesy of Martin Crudo

Diversity and inclusivity and important aspects to the DIY scene and not merely token gestures but a fundamental aspect of the DIY ethic.

Tarantula. Image courtesy of Martin Crudo

You are never far from the action at these shows.

Mala Lece. Image courtesy of Martin Crudo

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