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7 Artists to Look Forward to in 2019

by Daniel Friedland
With a new year comes tons of new music. Here are 7 of the artists I am anticipating most of in 2019. Superorganism With members hailing from Australia to Japan, and everywhere in between, Superorganism made a name for themselves with their 2018, self-titled debut album. The project’s creativity, turning apples and soda bottles instruments, […]

Mac DeMarco Reveals New Album and 2019 Tour

by Ben LaScola
New music from the Canadian indie-rocker will be the first album from his label, Mac’s Record Label. Mac DeMarco has announced a new album and extensive tour for 2019. The tour will kick off on the West Coast after DeMarco plays Coachella. After the festival, the mellow guitar-wielding singer will trek across the country; making […]

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 […]

Fans Bid Florida’s Okeechobee Festival Farewell

by Ben LaScola
The Okeechobee team announced in a letter on Thursday afternoon that there will be no festival in 2019.     The announcements confirms many rumors predicting the end of the beloved Florida festival that had been swirling around social media all year. Okeechobee had been an annual event in Sunshine Grove, Florida for the past […]

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 […]

Beirut Announces New Album: ‘Gallipoli’

by Ben LaScola
American indie-rock outfit Beirut has announced a new album set for release on February 1st, 2019. This past Monday, the band released “Gallipoli,” the first single and title track from the album. They took to Twitter to tell fans about the upcoming record. The track is a quirky, brass-fueled tune that fits right into the […]