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Ray LaMontagne Illuminates Chicago with ‘Part of the Light’ Tour

When dealing with Chicago traffic, always anticipate the worst. After receiving the exciting news of my approval to cover Ray LaMontagne’s performance on Saturday, I wasn’t willing to take any chances. Having time to kill upon my early arrival at Huntington Bank Pavilion, I decided to take a walk through Northerly Island Park – a 40-acre nature […]

Follow Coastal Kites Through the Savalin Forest with Debut Album

Last Friday, multi-instrumentalist Jeff Kite took to social media to announce and share new music. Joining forces with fellow Voidz member Amir Yaghmai and Jon Pancoast to form Coastal Kites, the trio has just released their full-length debut. “Journey Into the Savalin Forest” is a 10 track, 35-minute experimental voyage that is simply in a […]

Riot Fest Unveils First Wave of 2018 Headliners

After peering at the lineup slated for Riot Fest 2018, one thing is certain: there will be no shortage of variety. From September 14th-16th, Riot Fest will return to Chicago’s Douglas Park for its 14th installment. The three-day festival will include headlining performances from Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello, Incubus, Young the Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, […]

Kamasi Washington Revisits Childhood with “Street Fighter Mas”

Whenever you wake up to new music from Kamasi Washington, it’s bound to be a good day. The 37-year-old saxophonist has recently shared a third song from his upcoming LP, Heaven and Earth. The latest, titled “Street Fighter Mas“, is a near 6-minute track that was, in fact, inspired by the popular video game. “When I was […]

ATCQ’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Share “Questions”

A Tribe Called Quest may be gone, but its surviving members have continued to remain busy. Ali Shaheed Muhammad, former affiliate of the legendary hip-hop collective, has teamed up with frequent collaborator Adrian Younge – this time in the form of The Midnight Hour. The duo recently shared “Questions“, the first single from their forthcoming full-length […]