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Chicago’s Own, Statik Set To Release New Album

by Katy Clark
J.R. Schramm, professionally known as Statik, is an electro-soul, bass-funky guitarist and audio engineer from Chicago, Illinois. Fusing an array of instruments together with coasting electronic beats, he creates an art that is unique among others in the scene. Statik has put out a collection of singles and 3 albums in his career; A Shift […]

Wakaan Fest- Who, What, Where, When?

by Katy Clark
Liquid Stranger’s label – Wakaan – has just announced that they will be curating their first ever festival. EEK!!! Not only is this huge for Liquid Stranger, but everybody else on the label as well. If you like your music bass-wavy, time-tripping, wubulicious, and quite frankly weird, you will NOT want to miss this festival.  So, […]

Firsthand Account of Forbidden Kingdom Festival (You Really Missed Out)

by Katy Clark
Palm trees, sun setting over rippling water, spaces of lush green grass embracing sprawled out smiley festival goers, 20 minutes of finale worthy fireworks, co2 blasting clouds into the air… And the best of all.. Dirty. Freakin’. Bass! These were just some of the components to Forbidden Kingdom experience, and I must say it was […]

Social Media & Music: How LÜM Is Changing Streaming Forever

by Katy Clark
“Music is the most famous and popular language in the world” – PSY I agree, music is not only a popular and famous language, but a unique one because there aren’t necessarily words. Still, everyone can understand the language a song can speak; the moment when the hairs on your arm stand up from pulsing […]

3 Affordable Midwest Music Festivals

by Katy Clark
Mamby on the Beach: $79-$149 Mamby on the Beach is a festival located in Chicago, Illinois at the famous Oak Wood Beach. Usually taking place at the end of June (2019 official dates aren’t released yet), this is a fun festival for all ages. With a sandy beach, laidback vibes, and a beautiful Chicago skyline […]

Fyre’s Fuck Up’s: Where Billy McFarland Went Wrong

by Katy Clark
Let me start by saying planning a festival is not easy by any means, there are inevitably some mistakes that will be made along the way, and some level of tolerance and consideration that the audience should have. Being the devils advocate for this horrific outcome would involve thinking how stressful it must have been working […]