Flying Lotus in 3D
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Flying Lotus Brings 3D Tour to a Sold Out Riviera Theatre

So So Topic and PBDY join legendary producer Flying Lotus for an absolutely incredible evening With the promise of Flying Lotus’ iconic and eye-opening visual displays presented in a 3D format, fans arrived early. The beauty of The Riviera Theatre only added to the anticipation of the show to come. So So Topic: Having originally been only added as five-minute feature during PBDY’s set, So So Topic was added as direct support. Impressing the team so much the young MC had been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Living up…

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Yomi ‘The Harpist’ Releases Four Song EP “Goodbye Autumn”

After a short yet sweet tour, Yomi returned to Chicago with grace and an impeccable EP release. Yomi doesn’t aim to hold your hand as you listen through “Goodbye Autumn“, the intention is to wander through it. Almost alien in its production, this EP is immersive and powerful. Rich production washes over listeners; segments of the EP are filled with no sight of Yomi, yet stand-out. The opening track “Where I’m Standing” reals listeners in, airy yet heavy hitting production rests behind Yomi’s light-hearted vocals. The blend of bass-lines, creep…

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Freaky Deaky 2017: Bassnectar, Ganja White Night and More Play a Sold Out Show

Night Two of Freaky Deaky was all the buzz weeks leading up to the event. With funk-soul driven Artifakts, bass music up and comer Bleep Bloop, Skrillex protégé Mija, the monstrous duo of Ganja White Night and the legend himself Bassnectar to grace the stage. Eager fans got to the doors early, lined-up waiting for the prestigious front row rail spot. Artifakts: First to hit the stage at 8:00pm is Artifakts, the hometown All Good Records signee. Having joined forces with electro-funk artist Griz this past year, Milwaukee born musician has been someone…

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The Boy Illinois releases new mixtape “Windy” ft Saba, YP and More

After a long hiatus and releasing some noteworthy singles over the past year, The Boy Illinois is back with ‘WINDY’. A unique project that speaks on The Boy Illinois perspective of Chicago. Recruiting major producers HearonTrackz (Shawnna, Kanye West), J Bravo (Waka Flocka, Chaz French) & more to deliver a noteworthy release. WINDY has a mixture of raw vibes, catchy hooks and pure lyricism that shows renewed charisma for the young artist. Tracks such as Salute and Saba featured single Cool are stand-outs from the project. Track five King, Me ft. Chai Tulani & Windy Indie is a…

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Zeds Dead and Friends Takeover Navy Pier for DeadBeats: The Tour

Chicago’s historic Navy Pier was buzzing with excitement as fans of Canadian duo Zeds Dead approached the entrance. Navy Pier’s music hall is something to marvel at, an absolutely massive stage set-up and the space to host 10,000+ fans. As the doors opened at 5pm, fans eagerly rushed the stage getting their front row spot for the night. Eprom: First to hit the stage was Diskord and Eprom who followed. As the room filled for Eprom, fresh off tour with G Jones, you could feel the energy coming to a boil. Unleashing…

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GoldLink. Metro Chicago. 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker
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Goldlink brings At What Cost Tour to a Sold Out Metro with Masego

Last night the Metro was taken over by D.C.’s GoldLink and Virginia’s Masego. The venue was almost immediately packed as doors opened, the stage dressed with foliage and a backdrop of freight containers. As the crowd filled in, you could hear whispers of which song GoldLink would be playing. There was a lot of talk of Masego and his incredible live performances, and as he took the stage at 7:45, the night began. Masego: After a short DJ set, Masego emerged to perform Shut Up and Groove off his Pink Polo…

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