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 […]

4 Minutes Later – EP Review

September 24, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

by Matea Peric 4 Minutes Later is an anonymous band that is transforming modern pop music. Although none of the members have released their identities publicly, their debut self-titled EP showcases the band’s individuality in its stylistic range and strong roots in personal experience. The EP, released on Sept. 20 […]

Paradise in Chicago with Sun Kil Moon

September 19, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Reviewed by: Erik Anderson On Saturday, far from the chaos of Riot Fest, the Old Town School of Folk Music presented the enigmatic Sun Kil Moon, one of the many creative outlets of singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek. With an often-changing cast of other musicians around him, you never really know what […]

Thrashing and Screaming: A Night with Mannequin Pussy

September 12, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Reviewed by: Allison Lapinski Mannequin Pussy grabbed Chicago by the balls last night at their sold-out Lincoln Hall show. Originally booked at the sister venue Schubas Tavern, it was no surprise that Chicago folks turned out to see the established, and yet, rising band from Philly. Similar to their namesake, […]

M O P O P – 2 0 1 9

August 2, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

There’s nothing quite like a little quick trip to Michigan to partake in a beautiful weekend focused on music, art, and community. Read below to see 2019’s Mo Pop Festival through the eyes of WLUW staff members Olivia, Elise, and Allison as we reflect on the weekend’s highlights, some of […]