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Listen to Monstercat: Call of the Wild on Diplo’s Revolution

by Ben LaScola
Monstercat, one of Electronic Dance Music’s most influential independent record labels, has brought its most popular music podcast, Monstercat: Call of the Wild, to SiriusXM Radio. What is Monstercat: Call of the Wild? Monstercat: Call of the Wild premiered on the satellite radio network Friday, January 4. The show will air every Friday at 9:00 […]

The Raconteurs Just Released Two Killer Songs

by Ben LaScola
Jack White’s band, The Raconteurs, released two new songs on Wednesday, December 19th, as part of their upcoming full length album. The first single “Sunday Driver,” is a no-nonsense track that lets everyone know The Raconteurs are back with the same rock and roll attitude they used in their last album, Consolers of the Lonely.  It’s a […]

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 […]

NFL Scrambles for Half Time Show Performers

by Ben LaScola
The NFL is settling for Maroon 5 as their performer for the 2019 halftime show after Rihanna turned down the offer, citing her support for Colin Kaepernick. It’s almost funny, picturing the NFL employee that had to call Rihanna’s agent, asking if she would be interested in doing the show. Surely the NFL might have […]

The Avett Brothers Will Headline Hurricane Florence Relief Concert

by Ben LaScola
On Tuesday, November 13, The Avett Brothers will host a benefit concert for Hurricane Florence relief in North Carolina. All proceeds will go towards helping survivors of the deadly storm that flooded areas of North and South Carolina, and Virginia during September. Future Islands and Valient Thorr will also perform. The event will be put […]