Category Archives: Blog

We Were Promised Jetpacks Show Review

Author: Petey Wehrle On September 27th Jenn Champion opened up for Scottish indie rockers, We Were Promised Jetpacks for a some-what mismatched night of music. Champion, touring in support of her latest disc “Singler Rider” brought a poppy edge to … Read More >

Ancient Futures 2 Show Preview

Author: Nick Thrun   Ancient Futures is a music fest loosely focused on psychedelic and hard rock, featuring 10 bands and beginning at 4pm (doors at 3) on October 11th at the High Noon Saloon. Vancouver, Canada’s THOR are a … Read More >

Crimetown S2E1 Podcast Review

Author: Allison Seigler   In its second season, the Gimlet Media podcast Crimetown explores racism in an undercover police force in Detroit.  Its season premiere episode, “Stop the Robberies, Enjoy Safe Streets” tells the story of how a young black … Read More >

Skizzy Mars Show Preview

Author: Julia Zeimentz Skizzy Mars, born Myles Mills, will be performing in Madison at the Majestic this Tuesday, October 9th on his “are you OK?” Tour (Phase 2). Born in Harlem, NY, Mars released his first single, “Douchebag” in 2013 during … Read More >

STRFKR Show Review

Author: Shaun Soman STRFKR photo courtesy of Holly Schaal.   From the opening splash cymbals of “Florida” to the lingering drone of “Maps,” hipster pop four-piece STRFKR dazzled an effervescent crowd at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall on Tuesday, October 2nd. Gathered … Read More >

Riot Fest 2018 Review

Author: Ben Farrell From the speaker-knocking performance from rap duo Run the Jewels, to the blood-soaked antics of veteran metal collective Gwar, Riotfest 2018 did anything but disappoint. Over three days, Chicago’s Douglas Park was filled with freaky festival goers. … Read More >

St. Lucia Show Preview

Authors: Allison Hartwig and Hannah Goldberg   St. Lucia will be performing at the Barrymore Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin on October 4th and will definitely bring some dance vibes with their synth-pop beats. Most popularly known for their song “Dancing … Read More >