It’s a well known fact that the male dominance of the music industry attempts to keep the voices of women quiet. In the song “The Opener,” artist Georgia Maq of Camp Cope imitates this patriarchy with her lyrics “just get a female opener, that’ll fill the quota.” During their June 24th performance at the Beat [...]
Have you ever seen a lion at the zoo or a great white shark in an aquarium? Both are majestic creatures of grace and power but in that small cage or limiting tank, they can’t quite flex their muscles or open their jaws wide and show the crowd how mighty they can be. It just [...]
Mamby on the Beach 2018 brought great music and fun activities to the Oakwood Beach. Walking into the festival, you could already tell you were in for a great day.
After catching his set at Mamby, Carolyn and I had the chance to meet Joseph Chilliams and talk about his latest project The Plastics. Joseph Chilliams *wearing a Paramore shirt* Paul: First of all, sick shirt. What do you like about Paramore so much? JC: Definitely Hayley Williams. She’s a force to be reckoned with. She’s [...]
It was neither the first nor the last time Jo Passed had been to Chicago. I met up with the band a humid evening in June at Avondale venue Sleeping Village. Their first time in the city was less than a year ago on Halloween when they played a show at the popular DIY venue [...]
The event was curated by the rapper herself and included free admission, free drinks and an airy atmosphere. Rap duo by the name of Glitter Moneyyy set the tone for the night with goofy and empowering mantras. They brought the hype and humor but it was rather surface level (even though that might have been [...]
Chicago’s House of Vans kicked off their summer House Party series with a stacked lineup consisting of Vic Mensa, The Pack and Kami on May 31st. The venue, located off of W. Randolph Street, acts as a cultural hub for Chicagoans and provides a completely open bar with select cocktails and brews provided by Goose [...]