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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 […]
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EDM From the Outside

by Daniel Friedland
This week, my editor suggested I write a review of the new GRiZ album, Ride Waves. Three tracks in and I had only felt one thing: Confusion. I listen to just about every genre, from industrial hip hop to ambient sound scapes. On rare occasions, I even listen to country (very rare occasions). But, I […]

What The SAMF?

by Katy Clark
The hardest part about having a stacked lineup is finding a way to divvy up the headliners, support, and set times evenly so that everyone will be happy… ..HA! Like that will ever happen. Remember y’all, you can never make everyone happy. Spring Awakening announced their single day lineup this morning, and I gotta say […]

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 […]

GRiZ Breaks Silence with Two New Songs

by Ben LaScola
Electronic producer and DJ GRiZ ended a yearlong hiatus on Thursday with the release of two new songs. The first, “It Gets Better,” is an upbeat encouragement. The second, “Can’t Get Enough,” a swaggering song based around a more aggressive beat. Both songs feature instrumental melodies from keyboards and sax-laden choruses that GRiZ is known […]

GRiZ Teases New Music, New Direction

by Ben LaScola
On Thursday, August 2, American DJ Grant Kwiecinski, known to fans as GRiZ, posted a mysterious video (shown below) on his social media accounts. In the black and white video, GRiZ stands before a tower of TV monitors. Most of the displays are snowy static while some sport images of waving American flags, heart shapes, and […]