Bassnectar Spring Gathering 2018
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Bassnectar Brings the Thunder to a Sold-Out Rosemont Crowd

If you have ever heard the name Bassnectar, or known someone who has attended one or many of his shows, you know they are one of a kind. Each set unique and catered to the audience he is performing for. With a notorious family of “Bassheads” traveling across the country to see him, some even relate the fan-base to The Grateful Dead touring years. Amongst the crowd you can find people excited for their first show and right next to them, someone excited for their 30th show. As Spring Gathering…

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Jordan Rakei
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Jordan Rakei Brings a Gorgeous Set to a Sold Out Subterranean

Jordan Rakei is currently on his first tour of the US alongside his live band, brought an incredibly unique show to Chicago. For those who don’t know much about Jordan Rakei, he moved to Australia at the age of three, spending most of his childhood in Brisbane. Releasing a short EP entitled Groove Curse which gained a lot of attention in both UK and US. Shortly after, he worked alongside Disclosure on their album Caracal as well as with UK artist Tom Misch. In 2016, he released Cloak which propelled Jordan into a world of his…

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Weekly Music Discovery Playlist
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Music Discovery: Providing Gems of the Week, January 28th

In this fast paced world we live in, it’s hard for a lot of readers to sit down and find the ‘needle in the haystack’ of musicians. Platforms such as SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal make it more accessible for us to discover music on the go. What I want to do, is share that needle, the gem amongst the thousands of artists continuously posting to the web. Scouring for those artists that I can’t wait to share. Any genre, new or old, these lists will shed a light…

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G Jones and Eprom Revisit Chicago on B2B Tour

Only four months after playing a sold-out 1st Ward Chop Shop, bass music scene icons G Jones and Eprom return to Chicago. After being on tour during their second round of dates around North America, the two beat makers sounded cleaner than ever before. A cohesive and unrelenting set, the second round for Chicago was flawless. The chemistry built between both G Jones and Eprom was apparent and welcomed. Eprom: Eprom took the stage at 10:30 to a packed Chicago crowd. Immediately hitting Concord with bass, that quite literally shook…

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Weekly Music Discovery Playlist
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Music Discovery: Providing Gems of the Week, January 21st

In the fast paced world we live in, it’s hard for a lot of readers to sit down and find the ‘needle in the haystack’ of musicians. Platforms such as SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal make it more accessible for us to discover music on the go. What I want to do, is share that needle, the gem amongst the thousands of artists continuously posting to the web. Scouring for those artists that I can’t wait to share and to see what they will release next. Any genre, new…

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top 10 chicago female
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Top 10 Female RnB Artists and MC’s in Chicago to Keep On Your Radar in 2018

Making waves throughout 2017, this list is a nod to those who demanded the cities attention this year. Throughout many venues, DIY locations, personal events and more – these female MC’s and R&B artists are who you should keep your ears open and eyes peeled for heading into 2018. *Listed in No Particular Order* 1. Yomi the Harpist: Recently releasing her Goodbye Autumn EP, Yomi brings a phenomenally unique sound to Chicago. Combining neo-soul, glitch pop, and R&B stylings; tracks such as areyoudown? and standstill ft. Blake Davis & Elton Aura, are essentials while introducing yourself to Yomi. Closing out…

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Chicago Musicians Send Love to the World with New Song “Empower”

  Empower is written by Emily Blue with featured verses from Gem Tree and Ric Wilson, as well as the accompaniment of 15 artists within the city. All proceeds from the song will be going to Cure Violence, a charity dedicated to violence prevention. An absolutely beautiful release, the song is a mesmerizing lull of harmony and heartache. Speaking on the cruelties we experience day-to-day and how to band together in this troubling time. These artists urge everyone to spread love and ’empower’, growing as a community. Gem Tree & Ric…

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Migos. Red Bull Sound Select 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker
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Migos and Lil Yachty Close Out Red Bull 30 Days In Chicago at a Sold Out Riviera Theatre

Over the month of November, Red Bull visited Chicago, IL for a musical takeover unlike anything else. Red Bull’s 30 Days in Chicago went out with a bang. Closing out a monumental and historic month with the city of Chicago, IL. The final show aimed to be just as much of a stand out as Young Thug at Metro Chicago, which kicked-off November. Similarly to Migos last performance at House of Vans, fans rushed the stage as doors opened. Front row balcony and floor spots disappeared as fans settled in for the…

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