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 […]

Bad Bad Hats Opens for San Fermin at Thalia Hall

November 3, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photos and review by Morgan Ciocca Chicago is one of Bad Bad Hats’ “golden pin cities.” Kerry Alexander, the indie rock trio’s lead vocalist and guitarist, said that she and her bandmate and husband Chris Hoge hang a map of the U.S. in their Minneapolis home, marking each city they […]

Gus Dapperton Brings Energy to Metro

October 14, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photos and review by Karla Bueno A product of a new wave of creative millennials, Gus Dapperton is an emerging musical giant. His unique style incorporates layers of analog instruments over narrative-based lyrics. With his unharried vocals and synth-heavy instrumentals, some describe his work as bedroom indie, a sub-genre of […]

Bombay Bicycle Club Has Reunited, and We Feel So Good

October 11, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photos and review by Morgan Ciocca Following a multi-year hiatus, London-based indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club has made a triumphant return. The group stopped in Chicago at the House of Blues on Tuesday, Oct. 1 while touring in support of their new album, “Everything Else Has Gone Wrong,” with […]

Mac DeMarco: A (Second) Night at the Riv

October 7, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photos & article by Morgan Ciocca Mac DeMarco played two back-to-back shows at the Riviera Theater in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood on Saturday, Sep. 28 and Sunday, Sep. 29 in support of his sixth full-length studio album, “Here Comes the Cowboy.” McBriare Samuel Lanyon – better known as “Mac” – DeMarco […]