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Lorenzo Zenitsky

ARTICLES: 26
Music, Reviews, Uncategorized, Venues

Review: Even Unplugged, Hovvdy Somehow Manages to Sound Just As Electric at Lincoln Hall

I’ve been to several seated concerts in my time, but nothing like Hovvdy last week at Lincoln Hall. Actually, now that I think about it, Hovvdy’s show was pretty much […]

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Music, Reviews, Venues

Review: Slow Pulp Sell It Out in Their Own Backyard at Thalia Hall

On the very last night of the North America portion of their 2023 world tour, Slow Pulp left their old home of Madison, Wisconsin, and returned to the majestic shorelines […]

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Music, Reviews, Venues

Review: A Lot of Smiling, Some Crying With Slaughter Beach, Dog at Thalia Hall

I had been looking forward to this show immensely ever since it was announced way back in June of this year. Around that same time, Slaughter Beach, Dog dropped “Strange […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: Slow Pulp Lay It All Out on New Album, Yard

In light of Slow Pulp playing what surely has to be the biggest headlining show in their new hometown of Chicago (they’re originally from Madison, Wisconsin), I thought it’d be […]

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Music, Reviews, Venues

Review: PUPTHEBAND Achieves Tour Closure With Late Night Riot Fest Show at Concord Music Hall

Playing their last show of the year at Riot Fest 2023 in Chicago was just not enough for PUP. Something felt like it was missing as if they needed something […]

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Reviews, Venues

Review: Alex Cameron and Roy Molloy Bring Their Incredibly Honed Business Skills to the Empty Bottle

I had been patiently waiting for over four years to finally see Alex Cameron and his much-ballyhooed business partner Roy Molloy live in the flesh. On Tuesday night, my dream […]

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Music, Previews

Preview: Bare Yourself to Merce Lemon This Thursday at Sleeping Village

I’m here writing this Merce Lemon preview for their upcoming show at Sleeping Village with co-headliner Lily Seabird and Chicago-based Hemlock simply because Merce Lemon is far too under the […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: MJ Lenderman Lights Up Lincoln Hall for His Pitchfork Aftershow

After what was surely a good ol’ sweaty time at Pitchfork Friday, MJ Lenderman and Co. headed over to Lincoln Hall with their friends in Styrofoam Winos for a sold-out […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: Destroy Boys Serve Up Complete Destruction With Destroy Fest at the Metro

For a select few hundred people (it’s probably more than that), Destroy Fest 2023 at the Metro was the best place to weather the rain-soaked mugginess of last Saturday night. […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: Yo La Tengo Double Dare To Play Metro for a Second Time in Three Months and Actually Follow Through

Yo La Tengo, back and better than ever, played their second show at the Metro Saturday night just a mere three months after their last in March celebrating the release […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: Jess Williamson Offers Up a Dazzling Country Spectacle at Judson & Moore

What was supposed to be a small, intimate country show under the heavenly starry lights of the Hideout turned into an electric, whiskey-drinking Thursday evening at Judson & Moore Distillery […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: No Matter the Question, the Answer Is Always Alex Lahey at Schubas

Wednesday night at Schubas was a punky indie rock extravaganza for the ages as both Liza Anne and Australia’s unofficial Poet Laureate, Alex Lahey, gave their sold-out crowd something to […]

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