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Radiance NYE: Excision + Zeds Dead Steamroll Their Way Into 2019 [Event Review]
2 weeks ago

Radiance NYE: Excision + Zeds Dead Steamroll Their Way Into 2019 [Event Review]

A fucking headbanger, bare-breasted blonde climbed the rinky-dink barricade in the manner of one hungry gorilla feeding on Excision‘s 225,000 watts of PK Sound. Wisconsin—home to Mars Cheese Castle and Spotted …
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Dirtybird Presents: The Birdhouse Festival 2018 [Event Review]
4 months ago

Dirtybird Presents: The Birdhouse Festival 2018 [Event Review]

Pick your poison—beer, wine or water. Copious amounts of ganja aromatized the humid air abutting Chicago’s Near West Side. Free cotton candy coursed through concertgoers’ veins. The Birdhouse Festival‘s unreal …
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North Coast Music Festival 2018 [Event Review]
4 months ago

North Coast Music Festival 2018 [Event Review]

Pyrotechnics framed a freshly pressed, white shirt-sporting RL Grime. “Chicago, when this comes in, I need to see you go crazy,” whooped RL Grime’s Henry Steinway. During his official take on …
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Corona Electric Beach Takes Chicago [Event Review]
6 months ago

Corona Electric Beach Takes Chicago [Event Review]

Lake Michigan’s thick humidity and my polyester pencil skirt obsession created the perfect condition for maximum chaffing, a great way to start my full day at North Avenue Beach. Chicago Sport …
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Mamby On The Beach 2018 [Event Review]
7 months ago

Mamby On The Beach 2018 [Event Review]

Hungry creative, Luis Colindres, and I turned up at 4100 S. Lake Shore Drive. OurMusicMyBody advocates pressed custom brooches bearing concertgoers’ custom pro-consent messages. Mine read “No ask. No a$$.” We proceeded …
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Spring Awakening Music Festival 2018 [Event Review]
7 months ago

Spring Awakening Music Festival 2018 [Event Review]

“The next stop will be Ogilvie Transportation Center” announced a conductor. This Union Pacific Northwest Metra train came to a screeching halt. Frazzled, I scrambled out the building’s revolving door. …
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Kasbo’s ‘Places We Don’t Know’ Tour [Event Review]
9 months ago

Kasbo’s ‘Places We Don’t Know’ Tour [Event Review]

Foreign Family Collective/Counter Records released Kasbo’s debut studio album, Places We Don’t Knowon March 23, which peaked at No. 11. The 22-year-old instrumentalist’s creation was deemed a “sonic bildungsroman” or “work …
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Bassnectar’s Chicago Spring Gathering 2018 [Event Review]
9 months ago

Bassnectar’s Chicago Spring Gathering 2018 [Event Review]

The Bassnectar branded sign that greeted me read “You are welcome here. No one is entitled to your body. Respect and consent are required.” Security was swift and effective at the …
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A Night With Wu-Tang Clan [Event Review]
1 year ago

A Night With Wu-Tang Clan [Event Review]

Maybe it’s a tad odd to feature a hip-hop group on an electronic music site. However, whether you listen to minimal techno or death metal, you are almost certain to …
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Boys Noize and Analog BKNY Are a Match Made in Heaven [Event Review]
1 year ago

Boys Noize and Analog BKNY Are a Match Made in Heaven [Event Review]

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German DJ/producer Boys Noize is incredible at many things, but I’m always most impressed with his impeccable ability to read a crowd and deliver noteworthy performances.

I’ve never been to Brooklyn’s Analog nightclub, …
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