Riot Fest 2017 Review

September 19, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

This year, WLUW returned to Riot Fest in Douglas Park for a packed weekend of rioting. We covered some of the highlights from the fest below, but stay tuned for more coverage and photos posted on our social media accounts.  Queens of the Stone Age  Kicking off their set with […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

July 18, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

This year, WLUW took on the crowds in Union Park for Pitchfork Music Festival’s 12th year, and boy was it an event. Here’s what we thought of some of the killer acts we saw this year.  Friday: William Tyler Weekends like Pitchfork make your knees scream louder than the artists […]

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NE-HI at their Empty Bottle Record Release Show

February 27, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

NE-HI: the story of four best friends who bonded over the death of Dobby (sorry for the spoiler), made some music, and are about to embark on a full US tour in light of their new album Offers. Friday night, prior to their record-release show at the Empty Bottle, I sat […]

WLUW’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

January 17, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

50 albums with the most airplay on WLUW in 2016  Car Seat Headset – Teens of Denial                Angel Olsen – My Woman                Hinds – Leave Me Alone   Frankie Cosmos – Fit Me In              La Sera – Music For Listening To Music To                  King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Paper Mache […]

Riot Fest 2016

September 22, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Friday Diarrhea Planet Riot Fest goers kicked things off on Friday with Diarrhea Planet; Nashville’s power-punk sextet. With the lead singer joining in on Hawaiian Shirt Friday, the band ripped through many songs in a short half-hour set composed of cuts from all three records, but focusing on songs from […]

The Unpredictability of Royal Headache

August 4, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Royal Headache of Sydney, Australia is a band that exists in a gray area, not quite angry enough to be full blown punk but not tame enough to fall under the great wide umbrella of indie rock. They avoid cliche but feel familiar, like a repackaged version of your dad’s favorite […]