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Is Mamby on the Beach Chicago’s Best Music Festival?

The Northside of Chicago was the place to be this past weekend. Splendid weather, fantastic vibes, great music, and the backdrop of the beautiful Chicago skyline was enough to make anyone’s weekend. Luckily Mamby on the Beach was the festival to tie in all these characteristics. Oakwood Beach was packed with amazing food & merch […]

BIG RED Finally Releases WHODAT EP on More Creativity Records

Experimental Never Sounded So Good One of the most underrated producers in the game right now just put out one of the most abstract EP’s of the year. His name is Big Red and he hails from Wheaton, IL but currently resides in Milwaukee, WI. He’s been producing for about three years but has only […]

Natural Born Killers Tour With Emmure and Counterparts

The beautiful part about Chicago is that music is always playing – everywhere. Whether it be house music bumping until the early morning, dubstep running rampant all evening, or the sweet sounds of metal and mosh pits raging all night. Regardless of how beautiful Chicago is, the city’s nooks and cracks are where you can […]

Treat Yourself: Enter To Win 2 GA Passes To Mamby On The Beach 2018

Need to beat the heat in Chicago this summer? Enter to win two GA passes to Chicago’s only beach side festival, Mamby On The Beach 2018. As summertime sweeps through the Chicagoland area, we are blessed with an assortment of perks – warm weather, a faux-ocean beach a la Lake Michigan, Out of all the […]

Ingested, Bodysnatcher, & Signs Of The Swarm Destroy Peoria

On May 1st, I experienced one of the best events of my life. Not only was I able to experience three of my favorite bands, but also I was able to see them in a perfect venue. The Rail II in Peoria hosted a plethora of my favorite bands – Signs of the Swarm, Bodysnatcher, […]