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An interview with Kevin Devine

Shannon Shreibak

August 9, 2012


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Kevin Devine may be one of the most well rounded musicians in the industry. Not class president, football team captain kind of well rounded; we're talking multiple bands, a discography approaching double digits, and music history knowledge that would leave the most seasoned scholars astonished. The De...

North Coast Music Festival preview

Brianna Kelly

August 9, 2012


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North Coast Music Festival will make its comeback to Union Park this coming Labor Day weekend for the third year as "summer's last stand." It boats a diverse line up, with more than 100 acts, ranging from electronic to rock to hip-hop, scheduled for sets that are sure to shake up the city from Aug. 31...

Bouncing Souls leave the Metro rocking

Courtney Jacquin

August 9, 2012


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Can you imagine still being friends with the same people form high school when you're 40? No? Well, it's certainly been working for The Bouncing Souls, formed in 1989, are still making music, having a great time, and playing shows - their latest stop in Chicago on July 29.The New Jersey punk band took...

Weekend warrior 8/9-8/12

Shannon Shreibak

August 9, 2012


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1. Moonrise Kingdom Matinee at the Logan Theatre, August 10, 2012Enjoy a Wes Anderson's latest indie-centric movie, about young love and longing for companionship, in the classic Logan Theatre. With matinee tickets costing less than $6, it's hard to pass up. For more go to http://thelogantheatre.com/index.php/movies/now-playing2. Supernatural Chicago at Excalibur, August 10, 7:30 PMSee a new side of Chicago with a 90-minute...

Day three of Lollapalooza, unforgetable acts and cheaper lobster corndogs

Courtney Jacquin

August 7, 2012


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Lollapalooza Day 3: The sun came out, the south end of Grant Park was a giant mud pit, and Graham Elliot lowered the price of his lobster corndogs to $7 from $10.Bombay Bicycle Club gathered an impressively large crowd for the first set on the Red Bull Stage for the day.  The English indie rockers p...

Post-Lolla depression

Kirsten Onsgard

August 7, 2012


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My pair of Converse are clogged with mud and the Shins' discography is looping in my head. Personal space and air conditioning are no longer luxuries, but a given. Lollapalooza is over, and it's a bummer.I am suffering from post-Lolla depression. The real world isn't nearly as friendly or silly, nor is it...

Lollapalooza day three in review

Shannon Shreibak

August 7, 2012


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BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUBBombay Bicycle Club's atmospheric pep-pop has fast-tracked their careers as a staple indie band. The band capitalized on their recent fame by drawing much of their set from their wildly successful third album "A Different Kind of Fix." Moody guitar and ethereal guest vocals showcase...

Day one of Lollapalooza jam-packed from start to finish

Courtney Jacquin

August 7, 2012


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The inaugural day of 2012's Lollapalooza was jam-packed with great acts from start to finish. Here's what I caught on a very hot Friday afternoon and evening.Enjoying anything in the 95-degree heat can be challenging, but Dr. Dog made enduring the heat worth it. The energetic, bouncing set started s...

Day two of Lollapalooza complete with apocalypse-like weather and epic tunes

Courtney Jacquin

August 7, 2012


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Lollpalooza day two was eventful to say the absolute least. Mother Nature may have out-performed some acts, but others stood their ground.If you came to Lollapalooza looking for rock, you should've been at the Playstation Stage at 1:30 for JEFF the Brotherhood. The Nashville duo played solid, no frills...

Lollapalooza day two in review

Shannon Shreibak

August 6, 2012


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DOOMTREEMore disparate crew of collaborators than a formal super group, Doomtree is one of the most eclectic group of forward-thinking musicians in the industry. With each member an accomplished performer in his or her own right, each strong musical personality contributes to Doomtree's alternative hip-hop ...

Lollapalooza day one in review

Shannon Shreibak

August 4, 2012


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Animal KingdomBritish trio Animal Kingdom has been slowly creeping into the alternative pop scene with their infectious single "Strange Attractor," which capped their snappy 30-minute set. The band attempted to establish rapport with misaligned political commentary ("Get Away," which was penned about 'T...

Lollapalooza survival guide

Haley BeMiller

August 3, 2012


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This weekend is arguably the biggest event in Chicago's summer festival line-up. Lollapalooza is back, and with this year's list of artists, it'll be three days to remember. But for how incredible it is, Lolla can also be huge, exhausting and a little bit daunting. Ensuring that you enjoy and make th...

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