Monthly Archives: May 2016

Concerts in Chicago week of May 30, 2016

By |May 31st, 2016|

Playing this week in Chicago: Louis C.K., Curren$y, Anthony Hamilton, Cage The Elephant, and more.

New Releases for Friday June 3, 2016

By |May 30th, 2016|

This week's lineup of of new releases includes Paul Simon's Stranger to Stranger, Classixx's Faraway Reach, Whitney's Light Upon The Lake, Michael Kiwanuka's Love & Hate, and more.

Happy 90th Birthday Miles Davis!

By |May 26th, 2016|

Miles Davis celebrates his 90th birthday today. The legendary jazz trumpeter won 9 Grammy Awards, was at the forefront of many jazz movements, and released a ton of music: 8 studio albums, 36 live albums, 35 compilation albums, 17 box sets, 3 soundtrack albums, 57 singles and 3 Remix albums.

Throwback Thursday: 1988

By |May 26th, 2016|

It's 1988, heavy rock, and themes of social and political unrest are dominating the airwaves. he Iraq War is declared over and the NASA resumes their space program just 2 years after the Challenger disaster. Britain has passed a new law, allowing pubs to stay open all day, and the Olympic games are held in Seoul, South Korea.

Morrissey NOT Confirmed For Riot Fest

By |May 24th, 2016|

A post on the unofficial Morrissey website, True To You reads, "As of this date (May 23), Morrissey is not a part of this year's Chicago Riot Fest." Morrissey has had a history of canceling shows and tours, so the news isn't too surprising.

Bob Dylan Celebrates His 75th Birthday

By |May 24th, 2016|

Happy 75th birthday Bob Dylan. We, the people of the world, would like to thank you for everything you've given us. You are truly a living legend, and while you have aged, your music surely has not. It is still as refreshing today as it was on its release, and in today's world,

Concerts in Chicago week of May 23, 2016

By |May 24th, 2016|

New Releases for Friday May 27, 2016

By |May 23rd, 2016|

We've got a slew of great new releases this week, including releases from Flume, The Monkees, Gold Panda, Arthur Beatrice, and many more.

Pitchfork Music Festival

By |May 19th, 2016|

Newport Folk Festival

By |May 19th, 2016|