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Solange’s new album gives voice to black America

Solange’s new album gives voice to black America

Franziska Miles

October 9, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In her first album since her EP “True” that was released in 2012, Solange Knowles captures love, black girl magic and beauty in each of the 17 tracks that make up her new album, “A Seat at the Table” dropped Sept. 30. With hits like “Cranes in the Sky,” “F.U.B.U,” “Weary” and “Don’...

Surprise artists make Chance the Rapper festival ‘magnificent’

Surprise artists make Chance the Rapper festival ‘magnificent’

Nandi Howard

September 25, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If anyone in Chicago was skeptical about Chance The Rapper before Magnificent Coloring Day, Saturday proved to be the inaugural acceptance of Lil Chano from 79th. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: international artists

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: international artists

Pat Mullane

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

To spice things up a little different from last week’s issue of local sound by Chicago’s young artists, this week’s selection is entirely compiled of not only international artists, but also songs not in the English language. Read More »...

Fall music preview

Fall music preview

Jaycee Rockhold

September 18, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As the temperature begins to cool and the pumpkin spice lattes start to make thier rounds on campus, it becomes quite clear that fall is finally here. Read More »...

We like the sound of that

We like the sound of that

Marty O'Connell

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

Our picks for the best albums of the year so far... Pinegrove “Cardinal” New Jersey band Pinegrove’s debut album “Cardinal” fits the definition of short and very sweet. With eight songs clocking in at exactly half an hour, the record blends punk, indie, and country influences into music perfect for any scenario, whether it’s pla...

Lollapalooza: Day Four recap

Lollapalooza: Day Four recap

Pat Mullane

August 2, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Attending three days of Lollapalooza is quite the achievement in itself, but four days is in all honesty a remarkable feat. And in what seemed to be a special festival because of the extra day, might now become a trend as Lollapalooza confirmed next year’s festival would follow the Thursday through...

Lollapalooza 2016: Thursday

Pat Mullane

July 29, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

The day has finally come, Lollapalooza officially kicked off its four-day festival in Grant Park yesterday.  And while the weather might’ve given the crowds a rainy and muggy start, the festival itself held back nothing and no one in celebration of their 25th anniversary.  By the first day the cr...

The five most anticipated performances at Lollapalooza

The five most anticipated performances at Lollapalooza

Pat Mullane

July 28, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As thousands prepare for what is destined to be a scorching hot, energy rousing, and celebratory weekend at this years' Lollapalooza festival, we compiled this years' most anticipated performances. Celebrating their 25th anniversary, Lollapalooza has not only added an extra fourth day for the festiv...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Sunday

Pat Mullane

July 18, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As Pitchfork came to a close Sunday night, both the bands and the weather delivered a bright and fitting finish to the weekend-long music festival.  With the thunderstorm forecast that had been predicted, the crowd of fans carried rain jackets and ponchos throughout the afternoon — though they would...

The top YouTube channels for new summer music

Maddy Crozier

July 18, 2016


Filed under Focus

Summer doesn’t make too many demands, but summer and new music go hand in hand. Something about the season begs us to find new favorite songs. YouTube can be one of the best sources for finding summer hits, and subscribing to channels can bring newly posted content directly to your home page. Che...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Saturday

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Saturday

Pat Mullane

July 17, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The levels of energy — along with the heat and sweat—were undeniably high on Saturday at Pitchfork.  The grass remained filled the entire night, as long lines wrapped around beer tents, mini thrift shops and food huts that all converged in a mass of hundreds in front of the three stages.  Satur...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Friday

Pat Mullane

July 16, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

What was looking to be a rainy, gray first day for Pitchfork turned quite colorful and heated as crowds stood shoulder to shoulder to see the lively, spirited Carly Rae Jepsen performance, the unique sounds and bells of Shamir and those in the timeslots in between. This year’s Pitchfork — especially...

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