Pitchfork Music Festival 2018

July 26, 2018 wluwfmchicago 0

We sent some staff members to Pitchfork Music Festival this year, and here are some key highlights. Day 1: (photos) The Curls A little rain didn’t slow The Curls down, as they brought their tasty grooves to open this year’s festival. The Curls have played shows before where there were […]

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 […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

July 18, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

This year, WLUW took on the crowds in Union Park for Pitchfork Music Festival’s 12th year, and boy was it an event. Here’s what we thought of some of the killer acts we saw this year.  Friday: William Tyler Weekends like Pitchfork make your knees scream louder than the artists […]

The Unpredictability of Royal Headache

August 4, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Royal Headache of Sydney, Australia is a band that exists in a gray area, not quite angry enough to be full blown punk but not tame enough to fall under the great wide umbrella of indie rock. They avoid cliche but feel familiar, like a repackaged version of your dad’s favorite […]

Cicadas, Greenery, and Love Children; a chat with Whitney

August 4, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Whitney has undoubtedly made one of 2016’s best and most talked about albums. Sir Elton John has even professed his love for lead singer Julien Ehrlich. Ehrlich and band mate Max Kakacek pulled the remarkable group of Chicago guys together after the break up of their former band, Smith Westerns.  “We were all just friends,” Ehrlich responded when asked how the guys all met. […]

The Once and Future Empress Of

August 4, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Seeing Lorely Rodriguez aka Empress Of walk across the soon to be packed fields of Union Park sporting a black vest and pants over a white dress shirt, it became clear that she meant business. Over the course of our conversation it was apparent that Empress Of is not only […]