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Release Reviews: New Music From the Last Few Days

by Mallory Dwortz
January is treating us to a bunch of new music so far. This week gave us a couple new songs from two very different artists. That’s essentially why I wanted to write about them together. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and The 1975 are such good examples of artists who have managed to maintain the same […]

GRiZ Presents: The Imaginarium, 2019 Photos & Review

by marisamae95
Lasers. Sax. Griz. If GRiZ was ever right about anything, (which he always is), then he definitely did not lie when he said, “Imaginarium is hard to explain, you need to experience it for yourself.” Because oh boy, that set did not disappoint. If only Navy Pier allowed shows to go until midnight because I […]

Reactions to ‘Ride Waves’ – Griz’s New Album

by Katy Clark
After wiping his social media last year and going MIA, Grant Kwiecinski, also known as his stage name GRiZ, is back and better than ever. Known for his funky-fresh, glitch hoppin’, sexy saxaphone tunes, he intertwines electronic, soul, and funk music together to create an identifiable sound that is one of a kind. Up until […]

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 […]

5 Sets We Hope You Don’t Miss at Freaky Deaky 2015

by Melody Koney
From partying on Soldier Field for Spring Awakening to chilling at Grant Park for Lollapalooza, Chicagoans are pretty lucky when it comes to festivals, as well as music in general. Freaky Deaky is no exception. Sure, there are Halloween events all over the country this year, but only a select few can say they have […]