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Chicago artist Saba teams up with Apple

Chicago artist Saba teams up with Apple

Sabrina Miresse

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago musician, Saba, recently had his lyrics artistically showcased on and around the new Apple store on Michigan Avenue. This store opens Oct. 20 and will offer Today at Apple courses. The Chicago Riverfront display is open to the public as the construction of the new building is underway. Read More &r...

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Amber Colón

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It seems like everyone knows “Despacito” regardless of whether or not they know what the Spanish lyrics mean. Throughout the summer, the song played (and still plays) on major radio stations like B96 and Kiss FM. Much of this is largely due in part to Justin Bieber’s remix of the song, which featu...

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Marty O'Connell

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Musician Phoebe Bridgers has surrounded herself with experts of sad songs like Ryan Adams, Julien Baker and Conor Oberst, so it’s no surprise that her new album is a superb collection of songs that will rip your heart out. “Stranger In The Alps,” the debut LP from the 22-year-old singer-songwri...

Glass Animals, Amber Mark showcase new material at Aragon Ballroom

Glass Animals, Amber Mark showcase new material at Aragon Ballroom

Yazmin Dominguez

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Bringing their peanut butter vibes back to Chicago since their performance at Lollapalooza, indie rock band Glass Animals with Amber Mark visited the Aragon Ballroom on Thursday, Sept. 28. Read More »...

Red Bull Sound Select presents 30 shows in Chicago

Red Bull Sound Select presents 30 shows in Chicago

Sabrina Miresse

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Red Bull Sound Select is coming to Chicago this November for 30-days of live music around the city. Over 70 artists are performing in this month-long event. Read More »...

The National’s time off shines in “Sleep Well Beast“

The National’s time off shines in  “Sleep Well Beast“

Sabrina Miresse

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Indie-rock band The National released their seventh studio album “Sleep Well Beast” on Sept 8. This album is their highest-charting yet. “Sleep Well Beast” was the first of The National’s to reach No. 1 in the UK. The album also hit No. 2 on Billboard Top 200. Read More »...

LCD Soundsystem reunites, drops album “American Dream”

LCD Soundsystem reunites, drops album “American Dream”

Sabrina Miresse

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

On Sept. 1, New York City-based rock band LCD Soundsystem released “American Dream,: their first album in five years. Since playing what was billed as their last show at Madison Square Garden in 2011, the band had been broken up for this five-year term. Read More »...

North Coast, Chance rock Union Park despite some rain

North Coast, Chance rock Union Park despite some rain

Blake Schlin

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

  Autograf It’s a rarity when college kids and adults gather on a Friday night, unfazed by the work schedules and late night study binges that await them when they leave the Union Park. EDM trio, Autograf, provides those rarities with their music. Hundreds of people gathered to see the Chica...

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Yazmin Dominguez

August 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago’s music scene never fails to give a warm welcome to up and coming bands. Nightly composed of cousins Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta coined Chicago as one of their favorite cities of their tour for this sole reason. Promoting their first EP Honest, Nightly performed at Beat Kitchen Saturday night ...

Lollapalooza 2017: Saturday and Sunday recaps include Mac DeMarco, alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Walters

Lollapalooza 2017: Saturday and Sunday recaps include Mac DeMarco, alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Walters

Matt Koske

August 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Saturday The latter half of the four-day festival has arrived, brining many returning weekend wristband holders back to the lovely Grant Park. Day one featured rain, and a lot of it. Day two swiftly followed with a cold front that shook crowds to the bone. But day three brought Chicagoans near-perf...

Lollapalooza 2017: Friday recap consists of Whitney, Run the Jewels and Blink-182

Lollapalooza 2017: Friday recap consists of Whitney, Run the Jewels and Blink-182

Matt Koske

August 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Thinking the bad weather was over with after the evacuation that ended Thursday’s opening to Lollapalooza, Chicago’s lakeside Grant Park on Friday consisted of a cold, windy and drizzly atmosphere. All inclement weather held off, but what remained was an uncomfortable shiver for many Lollapalooza-g...

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