Above Orange – Unreal City EP


Chicago – In the spring of 2012, Arvid Öberg left his home in Lund, Sweden for a four month trip to Montreal. His experiences within the Canadian music scene prompted a series of self recorded demo tracks which he sent back to his fellow Above Orange band members in Sweden with the intention of inspiring

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King Krule – Lincoln Hall, Chicago


  Chicago – “Hello, this song’s about myself.” This was the introduction given to the sold out crowd from a very modest Archy Marshall, aka King Krule before kicking things off with “Has This Hit” from his latest album and retrospective spectacle “6 Feet Beneath the Moon”. It was also the extent of any artist/audience

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Blood Orange – Cupid Deluxe


Chicago – “If giving left me lonely, if giving was my friend, I’m keeping all the old themes, I’m keeping my loose ends.” “Cupid Deluxe”, the second album from Dev Hynes’s retro R&B project Blood Orange, is a vulnerable retrospect of the fragility of love, cloaked in slow jam new wave, throwback drum loops, and

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Sky Ferreira – Night Time, My Time


Chicago – The debut studio album “Night Time, My Time” by 21 year old electro pop phenom Sky Ferreira is a record where hand claps, head bangs, tears, and smiles all share equal playing time. Right from the album cover of a naked Sky in the shower, wet, cold, and abandoned, we’re confronted with the

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An Interview With Morgan Kibby Of White Sea


Chicago – Morgan Kibby has a resume that’s just as unorthodox as it is impressive. Grammy nomination? Check. Platinum selling single? No big deal. Appearance on 90’s family drama TV series “7th Heaven”? Wait, what? Vocals used on movie trailer for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire? Really? Remixed a Britney Spears song? Ok,

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FIDLAR and The Orwells at The Subterranean


Chicago – The ghouls and goblins were ready to rage this Halloween at The Subterranean. Everyone from Sasquatch to Richard Nixon braced themselves for the chaos, until FIDLAR finally descended from the spiral staircase backstage to give the restless kindred spirits what they needed. Donned in matching blue graduation gowns and face makeup, FIDLAR, an

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Q And A With Brandon Schwartzel of FIDLAR


Chicago – L.A. surf punk band and partying aficionados FIDLAR (Short for: “Fuck It Dog, Life’s A Risk”) are having a pretty busy year for four guys known for their slacker odes of “Cheap Beer” and “Cocaine”. After releasing their self titled label debut in January, FIDLAR (Zac Carper/Guitar & Vocals, Brandon Schwartzel/Bass, Elvis Kuehn/Guitar

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