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Coming onto the Main Stage: Music and Conversation with the Insightful Hatchie

Interview and article by Clara Copps As the first few notes of Lights On reverberate into the air, the opening...
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Finally Seeing Clearly with Kate Bollinger and Lael Neale

Written by Nyah Brizard Photos by Kayla Mathues One of the best parts of seeing a band perform in a...
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Fruit Bats at Thalia Hall

Article and Photo by Aly Westrin  The infamous Thalia Hall, in the heart of Pilsen, filled with a crowd eager...
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A Trip to the Clouds with Mild High Club and JW Francis 

Written by Nyah Brizard Photos by Kayla Matheus  Do you know that feeling when meeting someone for the first time...
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Where Are You, Andy?

Interview Conducted by Abby Utley and Ehmed Nauman Article by Abby Utley Imagine an ice cream sundae: it’s a smooth,...
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Madi Diaz Talks Tour, Album Inspiration, and Performing at the Historic Ryman Auditorium

Interview and article Ella Govrik Nashville-based singer-songwriter Madi Diaz has joined Waxahatchee on tour, where she’s brought the audience nothing...
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Gustaf Gets Edgy at The Empty Bottle

Photo by Miles Kalchik By Aly Westrin The Brooklyn band, Gustaf, treated Chicago to a night of fun, punk, and...
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Yard Act’s Debut Chicago Performance

Photo by Kevin W Condon By Emily Schwarz The energy in Sleeping Village was unlike anything I’ve seen before. It...
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Going to the Otherside with Perfume Genius at Thalia Hall

Article and Photo by Sarah Cline The weather was finally bearable enough for me to justify arriving an hour early...
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Creates A Meditative Haze At Thalia Hall 

By Erik Anderson We were placing bets as we waited for Godspeed to take the stage. Over/under three songs played...
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Ratboys Enthrall Thalia Hall

photo by Manda Specht By Justina Cufré The light up signs and delicious aromas of Pilsen decorated the outside of...
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Release Recap: March 2022

As March comes to an end, WLUW would like to appreciate the artists that helped us get through the cold...
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Paul Cherry Comes Home to Lincoln Hall

Photo by Malcolm Watts By Clara Copps On a rare warm night in Spring, Paul Cherry treated Chicago to a...
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Lightning Bolt Shakes The Round at Thalia Hall

By George Chiligiris Thalia Hall was full of strange sights and sounds on March 21 thanks to Rhode Island noise...
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Iconic Band Ween Rocks Chicago

Photo by Patrick Jordan By Emily Schwarz Ween had two performances this past weekend at the Riviera Theatre in Uptown...
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Attention! WLUW is Hiring

Hi everybody! We are looking for current students to fill several positions at WLUW, including Promotions Director, Podcast Director, and...
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Sports at Lincoln Hall

Article and photos by: Grey Creek Despite the heavy snowfall, fans gathered at Lincoln Hall to watch an incredible performance...
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“Happy 312 Day:” Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day with Metz, Melkbelly, Negative Scanner

By: K. Jackson Hamrick There was no line creeping into the alley at Lincoln Hall. My friend Josh and I...
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Vintage Keyboards and Finding Yourself During the Pandemic: A Conversation with Sis

Article and interview by: Clara Copps Gnani is a 6-song EP that was put out earlier this year by Berkeley-based...
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Release Recap: February 2022

February seemed to fly by! Did you miss any new releases? Were you too caught up in the new Mitski...
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