[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Earl Sweatshirt Releases Surprise Album + Catch Him Live In Chicago


  I’m officially starting to feel old. The youngest member of the eclectic Odd Future troupe is now of legal drinking age (like that’s stopped him in the past), and that can only mean that Earl Sweatshirt‘s live shows will be even more outrageous than in the past. Bursting onto the hip-hop scene circa 2011, […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] How CRSSD Restored My Love of Music Festivals

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  I knew I had severely outgrown EDM festivals when I stopped wanting them to go on forever. Instead of a longing for the next show, I was left with a guilt-ridden anxiety that lingered far longer than the inevitable ringing in my ears. I thought my festival days were done when I wanted to […]

[Concerts & Festivals] Manic Focus Set To Headline First House Of Blues Show

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  Manic Focus is no longer considered one of the Chi-city’s most well-kept secrets. In fact, he ditched that label a long time ago. In the past couple years alone, JMac has gone from hammering out solo heaters on the regular to collaborating with the likes of Break Science, Michal Menert, and many other talented […]

[FESTIVAL NEWS] Could This Be The 2015 Lollapalooza Leak We’ve Been Waiting For?


  *Updates at end of post* Everyone has been waiting for it, and now it appears as though we may get some insider information on who might be taking the stages in Chicago’s Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2015. Every year we are teased and tickled by seemingly real posters or images of the ‘leaked’ Lolla […]

[PHOTO RECAP] See You In The Pit: Taking Back Sunday & Letlive

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  Recently, I had the opportunity to shoot Taking Back Sunday’s recent tour that was supported by Epitaph Records’ bands The Menzingers3 and Letlive. The Menzingers took me back to simpler times. Where all that matters is Punk Rock. The band does not rely on flashy stage antics or outfits to catch the crowds eyes, […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Tickets To See Klingande & Autograf In Chicago

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Tickets To See Klingande & Autograf In Chicago

  Chicago! If you’re looking for some new music to supplement our wonderful run of pre-spring days, look no further than the upcoming performance by France-based producer Klingande and Chicago’s Autograf. Formed in December of 2012 by Cédric, a 24-year-old from Croix in northern France, Klingande’s sounds are as uplifting as a red balloon taking […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Mysteryland 2015 Reveals Their Most Dynamic Lineup Yet

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Mysteryland 2015 Reveals Their Most Dynamic Lineup Yet

  After months of teasing, Mysteryland USA has finally released their long awaited 2015 lineup featuring headliners like Diplo, Dillon Francis, Empire of the Sun, Kygo, Porter Robinson (live), Robin Schulz, and Madeon. Just from the announcement alone, you can sense that this year’s Mysteryland experience will be a novel one. An exciting aspect of […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] 10 Must See Acts At CRSSD Festival This Weekend


  The premier CRSSD Festival will bring some of the best and most forward-thinking names in dance music to San Diego March 14th & 15th. Here are my top picks for what is sure to be a sun-soaked, action-packed weekend of tunes: _________________________________________________________ 10. NINA LAS VEGAS Despite her name, Aussie radio host Nina Las […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] The Countdown to Ultra Music Festival Has Begun!

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] The Countdown to Ultra Music Festival Has Begun!

  ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015 27-29 MARCH As a follower of electronic music for over 13 years I have seen some of the best artists on stages all around the world, and it has all lead me to this point, the one and only ULTRA. Nothing is more explosive and enthralling than what this festival […]

[FESTIVAL NEWS] Spring Awakening Adds Surprise Headliner Jack Ü


  Earlier last month we reported that amongst the spectacular line up this year, Spring Awakening Music Festival would also reveal a surprise headliner. The wait is now over as superstar DJ/producer duo JACK Ü (Skrillex and Diplo) have been added to the festival roster. The announcement comes just days after the dance music heavyweights […]