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Soft and Sweet with Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex serenaded the attendees at Thalia Hall with emotional melodies and sensuous lyrics

CharlestheFirst Drops 'No Dimmer' EP

CharlestheFirst reveals an intricate batch of new tracks on 'No Dimmer'

Ugly Brandon Releases 'Bubble Gum' Shoe Collection

Ugly Brandon's new batch of 'Bubble Gum' Shoes are too sweet to pass up

Chatting With The Geek x Vrv

The Geek x Vrv talk about their new album Time Machine and the journey that led them there

Blast From The Past: Gramatik

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music industry secrets...

Review: Expo Chicago 2019

The eighth edition of Expo Chicago serenaded the 'Windy City' with seven days of art and expert curation

Angels and Airwaves Are So Back!

After a seven year hiatus, Angels and Airwaves have released new music and are currently in the midst of a massive reunion tour

The Long Ryders' Comeback

The Long Ryders were an integral band of the early 80's Paisley Underground movement and now they're back for a 2019 tour celebrating their new album.

A Night with The Growlers

The Beach Goth boys took over Chicago's Metro for a two-night run of delectable tunes

Loci Records Releases 'Season Two' Compilation

Emancipator's record label shares their vision of contemporary downtempo featuring originals from Edamame, Tor, DMVU and more.

Multisensory Adventures with Flying Lotus 3D

Flying Lotus' FLAMAGRA tour descended upon Chicago for a thrilling night of sights and sounds.

Jakob Ogawa's Teen Angel Tour is an Absolute Dream

Jakob Ogawa's 2019 Teen Angel Tour came to Chicago's Lincoln Hall for a night of disco lights and good vibrations

Sonic Bloom 2019: The Unified Field Experience

There are not many places in our world that fuse quantum physics, electronic music and genuine human interactions into a single social setting but Sonic Bloom is one of them.

Fun & Chaos at Pitchfork 2019

Pitchfork Music Festival’s 14th annual gathering brought all the fun and chaos that goes along with three days of powerful music, weather and thousands of people sharing space-time.

Little Simz Kicks Off North American Tour At Lincoln Hall

Chicago was the first stop of Little Simz' 2019 North American Tour in support of her new album 'Grey Area'

Weird Sounds & Open Minds: An Interview With EazyBaked

Jump into the minds of the experimental bass duo, EAZYBAKED

Do Divison Street Fest Decks Out 2019 Musical Lineup

Russian Circles, The Cool Kids, Meat Puppets, Kari Faux, WHY?, Mikal Cronin, Manwolves, and more will play this year's Do Division Street Fest

Nick Murphy Is A Musical Sensation That Must Be Experienced

Nick Murphy, FKA Chet Faker, delivered an exhilarating performance at Chicago's Metro, leaving the crowd filled with feelings of wonder and joy

Chicago Can't Get Enough Of PUP

PUP had to add a second show at Chicago's Metro on their 'Morbid Stuff' Tour due to high demand

Blast From The Past: The Glitch Mob

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music trade secrets...

House of Vans Is Throwing A Free Chicago Concert Series

Chicago music fans are being treated to a series of free shows hosted by House of Vans. Acts will include Vince Staples, BANKS, Taking Back Sunday, Anderson Paak, The Breeders and more.‍....

Sonic Bloom Releases Phase 3 Lineup

Sonic Bloom just added Um..., Adam Deitch, Seied, Adam Apollo and more to their 2019 lineup

Kweku Collins Is Playing A Free Chicago Show

Friday May 10th Kweku Collins is headlining Columbia College's Manifest Urban Arts Festival for free.........

Crumb Ends Spring Tour With Epic Chicago Set

Crumb and Divino Nino played a killer show at the historic Thalia Hall on May 2, 2019

Lunar Tide 2019: A Gathering of Freaks

Lunar Tide Music & Arts Festival is a scene-defining event that should not be missed

19-Year-Old Producer Prodigy: An Interview with ford.

Ford. just played Coachella and has been working with Odesza's Foreign Family Collective and he's only 19...

OPINION: Kanye Sells $200 Shirts, Power To Him

Are we mad becaue they are overpriced or that people are actually buying them, especially after this controversy...

Historic Mural Destroyed By Los Angeles City Workers

Judy Baca's 1984 mural 'Hitting The Wall' has been destroyed...

Milk & Bone Sets The Bar For Popular Music

French-Candian Duo, Milk & Bone consistently redefine the boundaries of popular music with every release.

North Coast Releases An Exclusively Electronic Lineup

Bassnectar, Major Lazer, Flux Pavilion, Jauz, Tchami and many more will be playing at this year's North Coast Music Festival

INTERVIEW : Breaking Musical Barriers with Brothel.

An exclusive interview with legendary beatmaker Brothel.

Lido's Life of Music

Peder Losnegård, better known as famed music producer Lido, embarked on a musical journey when he developed a deep connection with the soulful melodies of his father’s gospel-choir group, evidently this journey continues to this day

Derrick Carter Does it Again

Derrick Carter and some faithful companions take over Logan Square Auditorium..

Hokusai's 'Great Wave' Will be on View in Chicago

Starting April 6th one of the most iconic images will be on view at the Art Institute Chicago.

London Dubstep Legend, Hatcha Comes to Chicago

Notion Presents Rated Deep show features dubstep dons Hatcha, Youngsta, Distinct Motive, Treepeoh, and Grime Theory.

Marley Carroll Drops Must-Hear Mix On Earmilk

Marley Carroll unveils a new mix celebrating his communion with Loci Records

INTERVIEW: Super Future's Rise to Fame

Producer/DJ Super Future talks about DJing at Michigan State Bars to opening for Flux Pavilion, Freddy Todd and more.

The Art of Young Minds

The works of young minds, what does it mean? What it is the impact of a young person following their dreams? We interviewed 6 artists under the age of 21 to understand their lives and answer these questions.

Analyzing Graffiti: Mau Mau's '3 Monkeys'

What does Graffiti mean? How does it change when we analyze it?

Porter Robinson is the Elon Musk of Electronic Music

Porter Robinson is throwing his own festival, Second Sky Festival, in Oakland on June 16th.

Blast from The Past: Flux Pavilion

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music trade secrets...

Umru and Friends Bring 'Search Party' to Chicago

This show has been to Los Angeles and New York, it finally came to Chicago.

Loci Showcase Wows Chicago

The Loci Showcase was a sold out show for a reason...

REVIEW: Freddy Todd Takes Over Chicago

Freddy Todd had no problems dealing out some major bass in Chicago.

Blast from The Past: Whethan

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music trade secrets...

Interview with CharlestheFirst

If there is any artist that could have you meditating and head-banging in the same song it would probably be CharlestheFirst.

Riding the Wave, One Track at a Time

One track at a time, French electronic music duo “The Geek X VRV” is taking the international music scene by storm.