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Jeff Rosenstock carries us into 2018

Jeff Rosenstock carries us into 2018

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Not many people would release a new album early morning on New Years’ Day, with no prior press or announcement. Even fewer people would release that album for free. Out of that small bubble of people, one of them is named Jeff Rosenstock. The Long Island musician and former Bomb The Music Industry! fro...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As we struggle to brave this unbearably cold weather, music can provide us with a much needed reminder of warmer, better  times. Personally, I like to spend my time reminiscing about when I could step outside and be comfortable not wearing six extra layers of clothing. Therefore, The DePaulia has pu...

Vinyl revival sparks Record Store Day

Vinyl revival sparks Record Store Day

Sabrina Miresse

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Music

Corporate holiday, Black Friday, has showed to be no foe to the independent record store scene. Instead, indie scene supporters such as Record Store Day are hopping on the Black Friday band wagon due to the recent vinyl revival. Read More »...

DePaul alumni Chicago rocks Wintrust

DePaul alumni Chicago rocks Wintrust

Sabrina Miresse

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Only a few weeks after Bob Dylan hit the Wintrust Arena stage, the band Chicago gave the crowd a performance including all their best hits. The American rock band performed at the new Wintrust Arena Thursday Nov. 9 as apart of a DePaul University benefit concert. Read More »...

Concert preview “For Emma, 10 Years,” celebrating Bon Iver’s legacy

Concert preview “For Emma, 10 Years,” celebrating Bon Iver’s legacy

Sabrina Miresse

November 10, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Bon Iver announced a 10-year anniversary show to take place in Milwaukee, Wis. on Feb. 17 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The one-time concert, For Emma, 10 Year, is going to celebrate Bon Iver’s debut album “For Emma, Forever Ago.” The concert will feature Wisconsin bands Field Report and Collections...

Red Bull Sound Select kicks off with Ne-Hi

Red Bull Sound Select kicks off with Ne-Hi

Matt Koske

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in Chicago has officially kicked off. The Los Angeles-based event has brought its talents to Chicago to spotlight Chicago artists in a month long event at various venues throughout the city. Read More »...

Beach Fossils engage crowd at The Bottom Lounge

Beach Fossils engage crowd at The Bottom Lounge

Sabrina Miresse

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Brooklyn-based indie pop band Beach Fossils engaged the crowd at The Bottom Lounge on Oct. 17. The intimate West Side venue made for a show that the audience seemingly appreciated. Read More »...

From Lexington to Chicago: Rand Kelly of The Slaps finds new home

From Lexington to Chicago: Rand Kelly of The Slaps finds new home

Mackenzie Murtaugh

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In a coffee shop in Logan Square, Rand Kelly glanced up at a drab photo of a galloping horse and commented on his childhood. Read More »...

Remix Artistic Collective mix and mash

Remix Artistic Collective mix and mash

Connor O'Keefe

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In this day and age, remixes have generally become known as danceable, electronic, repetitive beats meant for nightclubs and parties. André Allen Anjos, the founder of the Remix Artistic Collective (RAC), strives to do something different. Read More »...

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...

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