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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 >

Japanese Breakfast Review

Author: Izzi Bavis   Japanese Breakfast brought an out-of-this-world performance to the Majestic Theatre this Sunday. Michelle Zauner kicked of her set with a blank stage, vacant of musicians. The opening track “Planetary Ambience” filled the theatre as concert goers … Read More >

Chromeo Review

Author: Allison Hartwig   The Majestic Theatre was sent a blast of the past with the funky, 80’s inspired Chromeo, who lit up the stage with their groovy dance tracks. After an opening chant of “CHROM-E-O” from the crowd, everyone … Read More >

Bummer- Holy Terror Album Review

Author: Jordan Jerabek I don’t want to jinx anything, so I’m not going to claim that we’re amidst a “noise rock renaissance.” What I will say, though, is that we have been getting a ton of great noise and noise-adjacent … Read More >

Lollapalooza 2018 Review

Author: David Heinrich   Lollapalooza 2018 was another fantastic year for Chicago’s largest music festival. A sunny and sweltering weekend in Grant Park was the setting for this year’s edition of the event, breaking the weather trends of years past. … Read More >

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 >