Methyl Ethel Get Extraterrestrial at Schubas

Posted by: Jamie McMillin It’s been a little under two years since Methyl Ethel’s last time in Chicago and their headlining set at the Empty Bottle in April of 2017. It’s also been about two and a half years since I saw them open for Preoccupations at Thalia Hall in October of 2016, and at the time I didn’t know anything about the group. That show sparked my love for the Australian indie rock group, … Continue reading Methyl Ethel Get Extraterrestrial at Schubas

WLUW Sits Down with Electro-Pop Band, Parcels

Posted By: Carolyn Droke Parcels is a Berlin-based, Sydney-formed five-piece electropop/dance band who are just about to finish their lengthy North American tour. Their debut LP, Parcels, has soared to success in just a few short months. They've even recorded the single "Overnight" with Daft Punk. Now, the band is gearing up to play Coachella in 2019. I caught up with drummer Toto and keyboardist Louie ahead of their sold-out Seattle show to chat about their experience in … Continue reading WLUW Sits Down with Electro-Pop Band, Parcels

Jerry Paper Plays a Sold Out Show at The Empty Bottle

Posted by: Carolyn Droke Another successful WLUW-presented show for the books! Jerry Paper took the stage at the iconic Empty Bottle to play for a packed house. Although Jerry Paper and his band took the stage later than I had anticipated (however it is the empty bottle, so I really should have expected a midnight headliner), the "Like A Baby" singer was still able to captivate the crowd.  Curt Oren was the first opener. I was able … Continue reading Jerry Paper Plays a Sold Out Show at The Empty Bottle

WLUW Sits Down with Van Goose (Drummer of Marcy Playground)

Posted by: Ella Frauenhofer Shlomi Lavie, lead singer and drummer of Van Goose, carved out time while at Reggie’s Chicago on Thursday, March 14th for a brief interview.  One of our very own DJ's hosting "Velvet Fever" led the conversation. Read what they bantered about below –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ella Fraunhofer: Okay first off, how are you? How are you feeling about the show tonight? Van Goose: I’m good. Things have been pretty intense because all the preparations … Continue reading WLUW Sits Down with Van Goose (Drummer of Marcy Playground)

Tender Plays The Beat Kitchen 3/14

Posted by: Luke Landry Hailing from London, England TENDER traveled all the way to Chicago’s Beat Kitchen on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in support of their newest full-length release, Fear Of Falling Asleep. It was released just a couple of months ago on January 18, 2019 and was featured as one of WLUW’s on rotation projects. Fear Of Falling Asleep is an indie electronic/alternative album that echoes the late night thoughts that keep you up … Continue reading Tender Plays The Beat Kitchen 3/14