Hugh Hart Online
Here's a grab bag of interviews, songs, music videos, audio clips, transcripts and other assorted stuff.


August 23, 2011: With help from copyright-free footage available at Prelinger Archives, I created a music video for Come Out Swinging featuring guitarist J.D. Dragus.

Jan. 1, 2011: Rounded up 2010's best pop culture moments for

March 13, 2010: Here's a live performance of a song I wrote called Tight Squeeze by my band The ODD on YouTube

Dec. 4, 2009: Spent a night in Las Vegas and wrote my first full-blown architecture review for L.A. Weekly. Here's my Hughtown shot of molten Frank Gehry building.

Nov. 7, 2009: My first band, Huge Hart, is included in Dean Milano's new book The Chicago Music Scene from Arcadia Publishing. The book hits stores today.

Aug. 31, 2009: The site I write for,, got nominated as a finalist by Online Journalism Awards in the "General Excellence" category, along with Washington Post, New York Times and BBC News.

July 2, 2009: My Wired story about Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland racked up the biggest traffic count in Underwire history. Credit goes to the groovy images of Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and other fantastical tableaux.

May 5, 2008: won the Webby Award (People's Voice) for Best Writing. Last Thursday, Wired Magazine won for General Excellence at the 2009 National Magazine Awards. My story on making fire for the new Harry Potter movie runs in the July issue.

Jan. 3 2008: Composer Alaric Jans (House of Games) staged children's musical Captain Marbles' Acting Squad at Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs' Store Front Theater in December 2008. I wrote a few songs and played an insane harmonica player named Speedoo in a subsequent Captain Marbles show written by actor William H. Macy.

Jan. 1 2008: Songs uploaded ReverbNation

Dec. 24 2007: Band The ODD added to PunkDatabase