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Elvis Costello to Release New Album With Former Band The Imposters

by Jesse Drake
New wave-era musician Elvis Costello is back with a couple new tracks and an album that’s planned to be released this October. The album is titled “Look Now,” and employs the help of his old back up band The Imposters. It is Costello’s first album in over 5 years. Costello was just on tour last […]

Sister Nancy at Millennium Park Summer Music Series

by Teagan O'Connor
Friends, family, and neighbors alike gathered at Millennium Park’s: Jay Pritzker Pavilion for the sixth of ten free shows in their Summer Music Series. Funkadesic, along with, The Kingston Allstars, and Sister Nancy played a free concert at the modern and artistic amphitheater. In true Chicagoan fashion, the attendees filled the lawn from front to […]

Dave Matthews Band: Live at Northerly Island

by Teagan O'Connor
On the second of their two night show in Chicago, Dave Matthews Band delivered an explosive set in front of the city skyline at Northerly Island’s Huntington Bank Pavilion.   As the sun set on Saturday June 30, the heat drenched crowd warded off the sun with their excitement of the show to come. From […]

Father John Misty’s Potential is Fully Realized in New Album

by Jesse Drake
Following the 2016 presidential election, Josh Tillman found himself in a downward spiral. His self-conflated character created a small controversy by refusing to play at a festival in Camden, New Jersey and instead lecture the audience about the evils of entertainment. This culminated in the album released just last year, Pure Comedy, which received a […]

Snail Mail To Release Debut Album

by Jesse Drake
Coming off her successful EP, “Habit” and recent tour locations, Lindsey Jordan, (known by her solo moniker Snail Mail) is set to release her first full length album. It’s titled, “Lush” and is planned to release on June 8 through Matador Records.   She is a musician that seems to be increasingly coming into her own […]

Music Alive in Chicagoland

by Ben LaScola
On Friday, May 18th, a few dozen twentysomethings gathered in a Hickory Hills basement for, “an intimate May evening.”   I’m talking about a good old basement show. Tonight’s lineup features Indie bands, How It Got Burned, Romancoke, Matthew McNeal, and Them Dead Poets. Each band plays five or six songs for the crowd, then […]