Music

The Districts' Frontman Rob Grote Talks Pure Expression & New Album

Grote said his connection to music is unlike any other when performing live, linking it to an out of body experience.

"Live From Out There" Brings The Festival Experience Online

Amid Coronavirus fears, the 11E1even Group and Nugs.tv are bringing big names to your living room on their new Couch Tour Series.

Eric Johnson In New York

Guitar Legend Eric Johnson stops at New York City’s Sony Hall on his Classics: Past and Present Tour

VIDEO: Jauz Brings Jaw-Dropping Production on New Tour

Jauz went all out on his production for his 2020 Dangerous Waters Tour. This one is a doozy.

Elliot Moss Slips Into the Subterranean

Moss proves that simplicity is key and sometimes less can actually be more on his Chicago stop of his 2020 'A Change In Diet Tour'

Bag Raiders Are More Than Just Meme Music

The Australian duo stopped at Chicago's Lincoln Hall on their 2020 Horizons World tour

Bay Faction Keeps Its Promise

College students are bumming vape hits off each other; laughing and enjoying a cool Thursday evening before the show begins. Inside, there’s a mosh pit, there’s sweat.

The Metronomy Forever Tour is Electro-Rock Bliss

Metronomy's Metronomy Forever tour can turn any night into a dance party

Long Live King Princess

King Princess shows give these fans a space to feel safe and accepted. It’s clear that King Princess’ IDGAF attitude resonates with her audience and inspires other people to be whatever they want to be. 

Joy Lives At Gem & Jam Festival

Gem & Jam's 13th annual gathering was the perfect oasis from the humdrum routine of capitalism and the restrictive nature of society

All Smiles for Iron & Wine and Calexico

Iron & Wine and Calexico brought the first two nights of their joint tour to Chicago’s Thalia Hall.

Cold War Kids Have No Complainers

Cold War Kids brought their tour to Chicago in support of their 2019 album New Age Norms.

Tedeschi Trucks Band Carries On Legacy Of Great American Bands

The Tedeschi Trucks Band are carrying on the legacy of great bands spreading incredibly powerful music.

An Acoustic Evening with Citizen Cope

Citizen Cope fans brave a week-day show in the dead of January to see their hero up close and personal.

Wale Brings The Heat To Alabama

It was clear that Birmingham loves Wale and the show proved that Wale loves them right back.

Boychick: A Hometown Dream

Born in San Diego, Boychick stemmed from the group Della! Della! and has been performing at their local hometown venues since 2014.

Atmosphere's Wherever Tour Could Cure Your Winter Blues

The legendary hip-hop duo from Minnesota just released a new album and is currently touring North America until late February

Zeds Dead Thrills Chicago with Deadbeats Tour

Zeds Dead's 2019 Deadbeats Tour rolled through Chicago's Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom for an epic two-night run of bass

The Brummies Bring It All Back Home

The Brummies name comes from the slang term for someone from Birmingham, England. They started playing together in high school and haven’t slowed down ever since.

Wilco Is A Group Of Rock Geniuses

Wilco is a group of musical masterminds that we should be happy are still around

The Motet Is Keeping Funk Alive

The Motet got the funk down at Chicago's Vic Theatre

All Hail The Trifinity

The Trifinity’s live sets blur the lines between DJ sets, performance art and ritual ceremonies leaving viewers scrambling to comprehend this new version of existence in a triangular dimension

Daughters Storm into Saturn

Their music encompasses genres and places and stories from all walks of life. Their live shows bring together all kinds of people into one big mix of energy.

Vancouver Sleep Clinic Sails Into Chicago

Vancouver Sleep Clinic brought their new album, Onwards to Zion, to Chicago, captivating the hearts of long-time listeners and making a few new fans as well.

The Killers Rock Riptide Fest 2019

The Killers delivered a lively show at this year's Riptide Fest in Ft. Lauderdale

The Geek x Vrv Team Up with Møme & M.I.L.K on 'Overview Effect 1972'

The Geek x Vrv just dropped a new track must-hear collaboration with Møme & M.I.L.K

Blast From The Past: Jauz

An in-depth interview with world renowned DJ/Producer Jauz

The String Cheese Incident In Chicago

The String Cheese Incident's 25th Anniversary Tour takes over Chicago's Auditorium Theater for three nights of cheesy goodness.

Digital Ethos Defines True Dubstep on Modus EP

South Jersey based producer, Digital Ethos, keeps true bass music alive with his new Modus EP.

Big Thief Steals The Show

Brooklyn-based band, Big Thief, just released their 'Two Hands' album and packed Chicago's Metro on their 2019 tour

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'

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...

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.

Review: Slightly Stoopid in Chicago

Hundreds of people gathered at Huntington Bank Pavilion to share their love for Roots Rock and Slightly Stoopid on their How I Spent My Summer Vacation tour

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.

Review: T.I. Performs for 'Day Ones' At Summerfest

Although T.I may not be in the spotlight anymore, his recent set at Summerfest proves he hasn't lost an ounce of energy.

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

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...

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...

Milk & Bone Sets The Bar For Popular Music

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

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..

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.

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...

Big Wild in the Windy City

Big Wild, Robotaki and more take over Concord Music Hall...

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.