A Talk With Whoa Dakota Over Tacos

November 28, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

By Allyson Klein On Friday Nov. 15, the lineup at Liar’s Club was an energetic mix of rock n’ roll and pop musicians consisting of Chicago’s own The Baby Magic, Sugarpulp and The Tomblands – and, out of Nashville, indie pop band Whoa Dakota.  Prior to the show, the members […]

Boiler Room Returns to Chicago at the House of Vans

November 27, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photos and review by Kaylie Plauche The world’s favorite underground party, known as Boiler Room, has returned to Chicago in the form of a partnership with The House of Vans. The last time the live event took place in Chicago was in tribute to Daft Punk. This time around, the […]

Angel Olsen, Vagabon Performance at the Riviera Theatre

November 20, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

There’s a line around the block, 15-20 minutes deep at least. Either they’re giving away free hot dogs, or Angel Olsen is in town. Judging by the giant marquee emblazoned on The Riviera Theatre, it’s the latter. Shuffling in the it’s-too-cold-for-this-time-of-year-climate-change-is-real weather, there’s an air of palpable excitement that warms […]

Crumb Takes Thalia Hall to Dreamland

November 14, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

By Maddie Chaudron The chilly weather in Pilsen didn’t stop crowds from filling Thalia Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 6, to see Brooklyn dream-pop band Crumb perform. The group recently gained recognition due to their 2017 track “Locket” becoming a hit song on Generation Z’s preferred social media app Tik Tok, […]

Angel Olsen to Play the Riv in Support of “All Mirrors”

November 13, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

By Ryan Saar Angel Olsen has always been a compelling figure. Watching her progress from humble lo-fi beginnings to this year’s magnificent All Mirrors, her music’s clear consistent value has been its demand for humanity. Olsen seesaws from forlorn ballad to thrilling rock opera, but listeners can always count on […]

Inside Alex Cameron’s Theatrical Realm

November 10, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Alex Cameron and Roy Molloy on the new album “Miami Memory,” PC culture, and more. Alex Cameron is an ingenious singer-songwriter, and the voice of what some critics term “sleaze-pop.” But Cameron’s music is a bit more complex than this category leads on. The Australian-native’s first two albums, “Jumping the […]