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Childish Gambino Tour Postponed Due to Injury

by Ben LaScola
Donald Glover has had to postpone his current Childish Gambino tour “This Is America” due to a reported foot injury. On Monday, September 23rd, Glover was performing when he quickly left the stage 30 minutes before his set was scheduled to end.   The injury is forcing Glover to cancel his appearance at the Austin […]

Rex Orange County

by tiernj03
Rex A trend of the summer and hopefully a trend for-long, Rex Orange County added another face to the new wave of rap this summer. In 2016 Rex – real name Alexander O’Connor – surfaced with, Bcos U Will Never B Free. An album written and produced by himself while at the prestigious BRIT School For […]

Out With The Old, In With New Tunes

by Ben LaScola
     September has begun, bringing us closer to fall fashion, the holiday season, and the inevitable onslaught of pumpkin-everything.      If that doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time, fret not, for dozens of great artists from across the musical spectrum are unveiling exciting new albums and projects. In the next […]

Billie Eilish: “I Would Rather Die Than Be Artificial”

by tiernj03
Billie Eilish is the hands down the breakout pop star that has taken the world by storm. Her heartbreaking song, Ocean Eyes has brought fame and wealth to young age. She recently signed a 2.6 million dollar advance with Universal Music Corp. in return for five songs. She will see 1.5 million dollars worth of that […]

Hipster Heaven Pitchfork Music Festival Returns to Chicago

by Henry Netherland
The indie kids motherland, Pitchfork Music Festival has returned with its annual roster of obscure talent. This year’s headliners included the likes of Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes, and Ms. Lauryn Hill. Below, are my personal reviews of the acts I was able to catch on Sunday.   Nnamdi Ogbonnaya Nnamdi Ogbonnaya is a Chicago multi-instrumentalist […]

How Does the Final Warped Tour Hold Up?

by Henry Netherland
Emo kids unite for the last revolution.   For nearly a quarter of a century, Vans Warped Tour has brought live alternative music to angsty teens all around America, and occasionally Canada. Earlier this year, festival founder, Kevin Lyman, announced that 2018 would be Warped’s last full cross-country run. So did it go out with […]