Category Archives: Music

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Review

Author: John Kinney   Unknown Mortal Orchestra opened their sold-out show at Majestic Theatre with an extended, moving guitar jam built around “From the Sun” from their album II. Frontman Ruban Nielson used a wireless connection to his amp, allowing … Read More >

An Interview with Paul Cherry at Pitchfork Music Festival

Author: Zach Adams Rising star and jazz-pop connoisseur Paul Cherry brought his unique sound to Pitchfork’s Green Stage on the second day of the festival. Brought up in Chicago’s lo-fi rock scene, Cherry (real name Paul Cherewick) completely altered his … Read More >

Lollapalooza 2018 Preview

Authors: David Heinrich and Jake Walcyzk   Lollapalooza is upon us once again. The premier Chicago festival is back with another stacked lineup of today’s titans and up-and-comers. Lollapalooza has assembled a diverse group of lots of different kinds of … Read More >

Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 Review

Author: WSUM Staff   This weekend, Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 went down at Union Park in Chicago. A few of us from WSUM headed down there to check out one of the most interesting and diverse festival lineups of the … Read More >

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Preview

Author: John Kinney Unknown Mortal Orchestra (UMO) released their fourth studio album Sex and Food earlier this year to somewhat mixed reception. Some have hailed it as one of the best albums of the year, while others have described it … Read More >

Float Fest 2018 Artist Preview

Author: Jake Walcyzk   White Denim The hometown hero rockers known as White Denim hail from 30 miles down the road in Austin, TX. These guys play a Texan’s take on psychedelic blues rock. They’ve been around since 2006, and … Read More >