On the Phone with Screaming Females Before Riot Fest 2023

photo via Screaming Females Facebook Interview conducted by Jupiter Beck On Thursday, September 14th, I got to talk to Marissa Paternoster, the guitarist and lead vocalist of New Jersey rock band, Screaming Females. We discussed her experiences with Riot Fest, their recent documentary, her artistic process, and how bands can better sustain themselves! Hi, this is Jupiter! I'm calling to interview Screaming Females for WLUW, the Loyola University radio station. Hello! It's Marissa from Screaming … Continue reading On the Phone with Screaming Females Before Riot Fest 2023

WLUW Riot Fest Zine!

Since 2005, Riot Fest has been rocking Chicago with a weekend full of punk rock year after year. WLUW once again made our way to Douglass park to cover the event and bring you interviews with some of your favorite artists, like Flogging Molly, Yard Act, and more! Here's a Zine showcasing some of our favorite performances of the weekend!

Who To See At Riot Fest 2023

Set to take place for it's 17th year of punk rock music in Douglass Park is Riot Fest. That's right, Riot Fest is THIS weekend, September 15th through the 17th, And WLUW is ready to take on another year of the fest. Headliners such as Turnstile, The Cure, Foo Fighters, Death Cab for Cutie, and The Postal Service will be rocking the stage all weekend long. Whether you’re looking for some pop-punk acts, OG riot … Continue reading Who To See At Riot Fest 2023

Catching Up With Deeper at Pitchfork ’23

Photo by Drake Sweeney Via Deeper's Instagram WLUW met up with Nic Gohl, Kevin Fairbairn, Shiraz Bhatti, and Drew Mcbribe of Deeper at Pitchfork 2023 to discuss inspirations, their album making process, their best party tricks, and what songs they have on repeat right now. Check out the interview below! Interview Conducted by Sarah Cline and Aly Westrin Aly: So take me back to the beginning of when you individually became interested in music. Was … Continue reading Catching Up With Deeper at Pitchfork ’23

Artists To See At Pitchfork 2023!

It’s officially festival season in the city, and Pitchfork is returning for another year of live music this weekend. Set to take place July 21st-23rd at Chicago’s Union Park, Pitchfork is bringing genre-spanning headliners such as Alvvays, Perfume Genius, Weyes Blood, and Bon Iver. With an expansive lineup of amazing artists playing across three different stages, there’s something for everyone. The crew over here at WLUW has decided to highlight some acts that you won’t … Continue reading Artists To See At Pitchfork 2023!