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Social Media & Music: How LÜM Is Changing Streaming Forever

by Katy Clark
“Music is the most famous and popular language in the world” – PSY I agree, music is not only a popular and famous language, but a unique one because there aren’t necessarily words. Still, everyone can understand the language a song can speak; the moment when the hairs on your arm stand up from pulsing […]

Lincoln Yards Gets Green Light, No Pay Day for Live Nation

by Ben LaScola
Lincoln Yards, one of Chicago’s most ambitious and controversial proposed projects in over a decade, was approved by a 10-0 vote on Thursday, January 24. The overhaul is being lead by Sterling Bay, a powerful development group that has set its sights on revamping some 50 plus acres of riverside land between Chicago’s Lincoln Park […]

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 […]