Music, Reviews

Review: Slow Pulp, Paul Cherry, and Vundabar Thawed Wicker Park

A drunk man close to me leaned his body over the Subterranean’s upper balcony to shout “LET’S FUCKING ROCK AND ROLL!” to the Boston trio Vundabar. He did yell incomprehensibly, which […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: A Raw and Passionate Post Animal Connected with Their Hometown Crowd

The energy buzzing throughout the venue was palpable as fans fervently waited in anticipation to see Post Animal’s hometown performance. A Chicago fan-favorite group, the psych-rock band played in front […]

Pearl Shin /
Festivals, Music, Previews

Who We’re Excited to See at Pitchfork Music Festival 2018!

It’s finally here! Pitchfork Music Festival is this weekend and they’ve curated quite the show. There has always been an emphasis on music that just this side of mainstream, acting […]

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Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 3/29 – 4/1

March is almost over and April is right around the corner! There is so much going on this holiday weekend that it may feel overwhelming. But fret not, here are […]

Julian Ramirez /
Festivals, Music

Pitchfork Musical Festival’s Full Lineup Announcement Is Here!

Over the past two weeks, Pitchfork Music Festival has been carefully announcing their 2018 lineup. The reveals have taken place with a pair of hour long videos featuring artists revealing […]

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Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 1/18 – 1/21

Another great weekend with plenty of events to distract you from the chilly winter weather! There is so much to do this weekend including the Women’s March celebrating the spirit of […]

Julian Ramirez /
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Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 12/14 – 12/17

If you’re like me and slept on getting tickets to Andrew Bird’s Gezelligheid concerts or the spectacular Hideout show, don’t fret! There are still plenty of events for you to […]

Julian Ramirez /
Music, Reviews

The Lemon Twigs: Slightly Older, Much More Confident

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Chicago has a tax that we all pay. No, not the new soda tax. I’m talking about the dues we pay at the beginning of each August: the days before, […]

Colin S. Smith /
Music, Reviews

Mild High Club Gets Dreamy @ Lincoln Hall

  Alex Brettin wore his signature blue, yellow, and red cap. He grew out a willy beard that made him look ages older. He looked haggard, looking worn and yet […]

Colin S. Smith /
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Fresh Start to Your Week: 5/15 – 5/17

This is a pretty big week for my undying appreciation of Twin Peaks. It’s been 25+ years since the show went off the air and it’s distressingly surreal follow up […]

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