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Students resort to devious methods in order to attend sold-out concerts

Students resort to devious methods in order to attend sold-out concerts

Donyae Lewis

April 10, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

DePaul junior Danny Hacker said the process of finding hot concert tickets takes a great degree of skill, practice and patience.   Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: relevant through the decades

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: relevant through the decades

Erin Yarnall

April 8, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

This month, Weezer, the iconic alternative band that emerged in the ‘90s, blessed the world with their tenth, and one of their best albums, “The White Album.” Read More »...

You’re here for who? Savages, HAIM and Melanie Martinez

You’re here  for who? Savages, HAIM and Melanie Martinez

Kayla Alvarado

April 8, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, North Coast and Riot Fest this year. Savages The post-rock band hails from London, England and is comprised of lead singer Jehnny Beth, guitarist Gemma Thompson, bassist Ayşe Hassan and drummer Fay Milton. The ...

Chicago band The Symposium talk about their origins and rise in local scene

Chicago band The Symposium talk about their origins and rise in local scene

Erin Yarnall

April 3, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

There was a rumor that The Strokes were playing Lollapalooza this year, only to have the headliners be Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem. Fortunately for Chicago fans, there’s The Symposium, a local band who sound reminiscent of the New York band’s best releases. Read More &ra...

You’re here for who? Twin Peaks, MO, Con Brio

You’re here for who? Twin Peaks, MO, Con Brio

Maddy Crozier

April 3, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, North Coast and Riot Fest this year. MØ Listeners might recognize MØ’s vocals from Major Lazer and DJ Snake’s hit “Lean On,” but her original songs stand on their own, too. Her 2014 breakout album “...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz to blast as loud as possible

St. Vincent’s DeJamz to blast as loud as possible

Erin Yarnall

April 3, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you’ve ever had a conversation with me you will have seen me give that fake smile and nod of acknowledgment like I actually heard what you said and enjoyed it. In reality, I can’t hear a thing. I’ve spent the past 10 years of my life blasting my iPod as loud as I possibly could. Why wo...

Brian Fallon shares “Painkillers” with Chicago crowd

Brian Fallon shares “Painkillers” with Chicago crowd

Marty O'Connell

March 22, 2016


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Sunday night, New Jersey rocker Brian Fallon paid a visit to the House of Blues. Fallon has played in Chicago countless times in the past eight years as front man of his punk band The Gaslight Anthem, but last night he was there for a different reason. Read More »...

SWMRS and The Frights headline at First Ward at Chop Shop

SWMRS and The Frights headline at First Ward at Chop Shop

Erin Yarnall

March 18, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Although I'm still relatively young, sometimes the feeling old age (well, older) is inescapable. In a few months I have to start worrying about health insurance, 401ks and finding an actual, adult job. Read More »...

Fairground Saints joins Carly Rae Jepsen on tour

Fairground Saints joins Carly Rae Jepsen on tour

Jaycee Rockhold

March 11, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Almost everyone has heard a story of a couple or a pair of friends meeting off of some social media site, but rarely has an entire band met on the Internet. This is the case for Fairground Saints, a band based out of Los Angeles. Read More »...

Ty Segall and the Muggers play Thalia Hall

Ty Segall and the Muggers play Thalia Hall

Jaycee Rockhold

March 11, 2016


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If a man donned in a demented, oversized baby mask screaming into a microphone ever sound appealing, then the Ty Segall and the Muggers show Monday night at Thalia Hall would certainly quench that thirst. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: it’s been 10 years since 2006?

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: it’s been 10 years since 2006?

Erin Yarnall

March 6, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Sometimes I sit and think about how it’s been 10 years since 2006, and I feel nostalgic, sad and most importantly, old.  Read More »...

New app Cymbal inspires passion for sharing music

Jaycee Rockhold

March 3, 2016


Filed under Music

A rare few college students can say that they’ve created an app valued at nearly six million dollars even before they graduate. However, Amadou Crookes, Gabe Jacobs and Mario Gomez-Hall have done just that with the music discovery app “Cymbal." Read More »...

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