The event was curated by the rapper herself and included free admission, free drinks and an airy atmosphere. Rap duo by the name of Glitter Moneyyy set the tone for the night with goofy and empowering mantras. They brought the hype and humor but it was rather surface level (even […]
Chicago’s House of Vans kicked off their summer House Party series with a stacked lineup consisting of Vic Mensa, The Pack and Kami on May 31st. The venue, located off of W. Randolph Street, acts as a cultural hub for Chicagoans and provides a completely open bar with select cocktails […]
Lincoln Hall was blessed by the presence of King Tuff on Friday, May 25. His mixture of Ty Segall, Tame Impala and a hint of Bob Dylan gave the audience a great live sound, perfect for a dance and a drink.
I chatted with Sean Desiree of Bell’s Roar on activism through music, genre-bending, and the Art Funds Art Tour, a project providing grants to other QTPOC artists. The project Bell’s Roar is a reference to the feminist writer, Bell Hooks and is used as a reference point throughout their music. […]
Yellow Days, otherwise known as George Van Den Broek, has crafted music that makes us think of better days to come. The 18-year-old, English artist reminds me of a blissed out King Krule. With rich, strong vocals Yellow Days sings about love, the cycle of life, depression and overcoming. From the […]
Crumb, Combo Chimbita, & Slow Pulp at Beat Kitchen on April 2. Setting out on their spring 2018 tour, the group of four musicians hailing from New York known as Crumb comes readily equipped with psychedelic jazz-influenced indie rock that really sets them apart from being just another up-and-coming band. Lead […]
Whether you live in the Windy City or not, it’s a known fact that Chicago provides some of the most unique music festival experiences. From alternative rock to latin and even harsh noise, there’s a festival experience for every niche. Mamby on the Beach, presented by React, brings out the […]
Mr. Carmack at Chop Shop was unlike any concert I’ve been to before. Mr. Carmack’s ability to intricately string together genres and moods resulted in a beautiful concoction of jazzy contagious beats and synthy electronic goodness. The show seamlessly transitioned from one mood to another; the audience found themselves rapping […]