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Joey Purp Drops “Elastic” Ahead of New Project

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming project, Joey Purp is back with a new single. The Chicago-based rapper has blessed fans with “Elastic”, the second release from his upcoming album Quarterthing. Despite being a seasoned veteran from an early age, Purp first caught the attention of many in 2016 after the release of his […]

Real Estate Tease Brand New Album

Does Real Estate have new music on the way? Signs are pointing to yes. The indie rockers took to social media earlier this week, discreetly hinting that a new record may be in the works. Not saying that we are NOT in the process of making another record A post shared by Real Estate (@realestateband) […]

Wayne Shorter to Release Massive New Album “Emanon”

On August 24th, Wayne Shorter will make his emphatic return to the spotlight. Just a day shy of his 85th birthday, the iconic jazz saxophonist will release a massive triple album. “Emanon” will be the 10-time Grammy award winner’s first album in nearly five years. Along with new material, the album will also be paired […]

Taste of Chicago 2018 Brings Juicy Food and Delicious Sounds

And just like that, another year of Taste of Chicago is in the books. From July 11th-15th, foodies from all over the globe flocked to Grant Park to sink their teeth into culinary works from over 60 local food vendors. The Taste has consistently garnered positive reception for being the world’s largest food festival; while […]

Radiohead Play “Blow Out” For The First Time Since 2008

For those unaware, Radiohead opened their North American summer tour last weekend – playing two nights at the United Center in Chicago. The group’s latest leg (in support of the 2016 release “A Moon Shaped Pool“) was filled with plenty of surprises. Between fan favorites, debuts, and deep cuts, the band (once again) managed to […]