“Soft is Strong” – A Conversation with Half Waif

Interview conducted by: Makenzie Creden Half Waif's Mythopoetics, released July 9th on ANTI- records, is a collection of very personal stories and tender emotions interwoven between simple keyboard chords, crescendoing electronic arrangements, and explosive vocals. The album sounds of true catharsis. This week we had the opportunity to chat with the lovely Nandi Rose of [...]

Burr Oak Debuts New Album At Schubas

By: Kyle Smith Ever since being able to hold shows again, Schubas Tavern has been hitting the ground running. This continued with a COVID-conscious evening on August 7th. Due to recent trends in coronavirus statistics, venues in Chicago have been placing mask mandates and vaccination statuses at the forefront. This made for a relaxing, laid-back, [...]

Who we’re excited to see at Pitchfork!

After a year without live music and festivals, Pitchfork is finally back. The annual festival is planned to take place September 10th-12th at Chicago’s Union Park. The festival already sold out of three-day passes, and it comes as no surprise. This year the festival has huge headliners such as Phoebe Bridgers, Thundercat, Animal Collective, and [...]

Yoo Doo Right Talks New Record, ‘Don’t Think You Can Escape Your Purpose’ and more with WLUW

By Anaïs Turiello  Yoo Doo Right are a Montreal-based band with the power to electrify, hypnotize, and challenge the traditional ways of experiencing post-rock as we know it. The trio, consisting of Justin Cober, Charles Masson, and John Talbot,  fuse krautrock with shoegaze, using their own blend of sonic experimentation paired with modern ideals of resistance [...]

Truckin’ with Dehd

Article and photos by: Makenzie Creden On a hot July day, a humble Penske moving truck pulled up into a dusty parking lot off the blue line. However, this moving truck wasn’t filled with boxes. This truck was carrying the Chicago post-punk trio Dehd. The group announced the Saturday festivities on their Instagram- three shows [...]