Chicago's music scene is as sprawling and diverse as the city itself, and there are thousands of musicians, rappers and the like hoping to catch listeners' ears. With that in mind, here are 15 artists we expect big things from this year. --Andy Downing for RedEye
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Members: Venus Laurel, Konstantin Jace, Corey McCafferty (all 36)
Sound (in five words or less): Experimental art-pop with a twist
What to expect in '15: The songs populating the trio's new EP, "High Plus Tight" (out Jan. 20), are as unexpected and intriguing as the story behind its unlikely creation, a winding tale that involves a robbery and the discovery of long-lost CD-R of twisted pop beats.
Next Chicago concert: Feb. 9 at Empty Bottle