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Is Chicago’s Music Scene Under Attack?

by Ben LaScola
Corporate Interests Challenge Chicago Indie Culture:   If you follow the Chicago music scene, you may have read about development group Sterling Bay and their proposed, “Lincoln Yards” project.  Sterling Bay wants to transform over 70 acres of defunct industrial land along the Chicago River between the Lincoln Park and Bucktown neighborhoods into “commercial and […]

An Intimate, Re-Imagined Night with Kimbra

by stephescobar8
This past Wednesday on December 5, I had the opportunity to see Kimbra at Thalia Hall located in Pilsen, Chicago. Kimbra is a Grammy awarded singer from New Zealand, known for her mixes of pop that often involve R&B, classic rock, and jazz elements. She released her Primal Heart Reimagined EP on October 26, 2018. […]

Indie-Pop Group AJR Blows Up at Aragon Ballroom

by Ben LaScola
Rising indie-pop band AJR slays Aragon Ballroom! AJR played Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom on Thursday night, continuing their North American tour they call, The Click Tour (Part 2). The band is made up of New York brothers, Adam (bass, vocals), Jack (lead vocals), and Ryan Met (keys, vocals). The show was an energetic celebration of growing […]

Virtual Self: UTOPIA at Aragon Ballroom (Photos & Review)

by marisamae95
Virtual Self, AKA Porter Robinson’s most recent project, has without a doubt blown the crowd away with his tour set, visuals, and light show. Last year in October Porter Robinson announced a new project called Virtual Self, followed by a 5 track EP released last November and a tour announcement for 2018. The highly anticipated […]

House of Vans Wraps Up Summer with Wolf Parade

by Jesse Drake
Van’s own musical venue in the Near West Side of Chicago had some legendary and up-and-coming acts perform this summer.   With a few of those biggest names gaining a big crowd for the final show. The bands, in order of performance were, Lala Lala, TORRES and Wolf Parade. Lala Lala is a Chicago based […]

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 […]