React & WLUW Presents: Mr. Carmack At Chop Shop & Ist Ward

February 25, 2018 wluwfmchicago 0

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 […]

A Hot & Heavy Dance Party With Kitty & Ricky Eat Acid

January 30, 2018 wluwfmchicago 0

As I walked into the venue, the vibes were noticeably casual. The headliners, bounced around the venue, talking to local friends and fans while watching the opening act. Ricky Eat Acid moved swiftly through the crowd in a brown fur coat. But don’t be fooled by the name, the former […]

Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2017

November 20, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

The ice-cold wind touched my face as I stepped out of the airport. The sun had yet to rise and I had an hour to wait until I would head toward Reykjavik. I grabbed a cup of coffee, sat down, and waited. After waiting and scrolling aimlessly through my phone, […]

Parquet Courts & Built to Spill #30DaysinChicago Day 15

November 17, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

Ok…to start, let’s list out the bands that played night #15 of the Red Bull Sound Select #30DaysinChicago: Good Willsmith Meat Wave Built to Spill Parquet Courts At the legendary EMPTY BOTTLE Woah. The night started very relaxing, as people were being turned down at the door for the sold […]

Red Bull Sound Select Coverage Day 7 – Mitski

November 16, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

On day 7 of the RBSS #30DaysinChicago, Mitski headlined Lincoln Hall, with support from Miya Folick and Hazel English. She started things off with a favorite from her third release, Bury Me at Makeout Creek: “Frances Forever”. With three bands on the bill, and roughly a two and a half […]

Pitchfork Paris Music Festival 2017

November 9, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

On November 2-4th, 2017, Pitchfork hosted their Paris Music Festival in their usual venue, La Grande Halle De La Villette. Originally an old slaughterhouse, it now hosts medium size festivals and conventions and has been the venue for Paris Pitchfork for the past few years they have hosted it. Despite […]