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What Happened to Progressive Rock?

by Jesse Drake
It was the sound of a generation. It was a scene of vibrating rock concertos taking place in arenas packed with thousands of psychedelic drug induced college kids who would later grow up to be our boring suburban parents, partly explaining its disappearance. The counter culture generation, who wrote songs about escaping war mongering and […]

The 1975 Release New Song: “Love It If We Made It”

by Ben LaScola
The 1975 released a new song titled, “Love It If We Made It.” The track is a bold protest of modern times. The latest from the British indie-pop group wastes no time getting right to the point: Lead singer, Matthew Healy is fed up with the current state of affairs. No one is safe from the […]

Dave Matthews Band: Live at Northerly Island

by Teagan O'Connor
On the second of their two night show in Chicago, Dave Matthews Band delivered an explosive set in front of the city skyline at Northerly Island’s Huntington Bank Pavilion.   As the sun set on Saturday June 30, the heat drenched crowd warded off the sun with their excitement of the show to come. From […]

The Only Summer Music Fest You Need

by Ben LaScola
On Wednesday, June 27th, I sat down with Ben Arguelles, creator of DZ Records, to talk about this year’s DZ Fest, his record label, and how he turned his music festival pipe dream into reality.   “I’m so bad with this stuff.” Arguelles musses, clicking away at his Apple computer. He’s on Instagram, trying to […]

Vampire Weekend Bites Again

by Ben LaScola
On Friday, May 25, a picture of an old Sony television, lying smashed on the ground appeared on Instagram.      A pair of dirty, pinkish socks-in-sandals stand idly by, toes pointed towards the shattered device. Until now, the official Instagram account of indie rock band, Vampire Weekend, had been dormant since 2013. However, buzzy […]

Courtney Barnett Brings An Unlikely Summer Hit

by Jesse Drake
Most music critics would anticipate the first “summer album” to come from one of the several dozen pop or rap artists that headline radio hits and big time music festivals, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.   Courtney Barnett, with her almost spoken word singing and deadpan humor, has brought about a unique […]