Who is black midi?

April 30, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted by: Jamie McMillin London based noise/math/art-rock/post-punk/improvisational-jazz group black midi (stylized in lower case) are hard to pin down not simply for their self-imposed mysteriousness and lack of official releases, but also for the shapeshifting nature of their music. The quartet (comprised of singer and guitarist Geordie Greep, bassist and […]

Live: Chris Cohen at The Hideout

April 21, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted by: Madeline Wakenight With whiskey ginger in hand and a warm breeze passing through the front deck of The Hideout, I knew this show was going to be special. I was only 16 when Overgrown Path was released and it turned out to be a seminal album in my […]

Show Me The Body is All About the Music

April 16, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted by: Madeline Wakenight Bright floodlights swamped the stage and the boys emerged. Emerged from what exactly? That is the unanswerable mystery and charm that made their show such a transfixing experience. I mistakenly forgot my earplugs but there was no going back. I let the swirl of metal grit […]

WLUW Staff picks for Record Store Day 2019

April 13, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted By: Jamie McMillin Every year Record Store Day celebrates indepedent records stores and their place in the music industry. Thousands of music fans lineup early in the morning at record stores across the country to snag limited edition LPs and snag old favorites. Stores themselves run fun promotions and […]

WLUW sits down with Meg Duffy of Hand Habits

April 10, 2019 wluwfmchicago 1

Posted By: Jamie McMillin Hand Habits is the solo project of noted guitarist and session musician Meg Duffy, who started releasing music under the name back in 2012 with the short pinky demos. Between then and the release of the Hand Habit’s newest full-length, Duffy has done a significant amount of session […]