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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 >

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 >