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 […]

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 […]