Reviews 

XXYYXX and Chrome Sparks Light Up Smart Bar with Bass Heavy Beats

Tuesday, I found myself regretting coming to my second show in the same night as soon as I arrived to Smart Bar.  My energy was depleted having danced myself silly at LCD Soundsystem less than an hour beforehand and I was dreading having to get up early for work the next day knowing this would be a late night.  For the first few songs of his DJ set, I had no idea Chrome Sparks was already on.  A couple songs into his set, I realized that I recognized the guy…

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Reviews 

Photos: Kaytranada, Kweku Collins and Lou Phelps at Concord Music Hall

Kaytranada made his way to Chicago for an epic weekend for Lollapalooza 2017 featuring Evanston’s own Kweku Collins. Support for the night was Lou Phelps. Check out the photos from the show at Concord Music Hall! Kaytranada, Kweku Collins and Lou Phelps Photo/Video by Kevin Baker   A post shared by Chicago Music (@chicagomusic) on Aug 6, 2017 at 9:24am PDT

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Interviews 

Interview: Chuckie on the state of electronic dance music

Known to his millions of fans as the master of Dirty Dutch, DJ and producer Clyde Narain or better known as Chuckie, has been the face of the electronic music subgenre. The cultural movement behind Dirty Dutch combines all the different elements in EDM. One of the earliest and most notable producers in electronic music Chuckie has laid out groundwork for many artists like Fedde le Grand, Afrojack and Hardwell. In Chuckie’s long career he’s worked with a who’s who list of notable electronic and other music genre artists. He…

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Interviews 

DJ Mustard talks to us about Whole Lotta Lovin’ and Roc Nation

Video by: Jason Pinkney Los Angeles native, DJ Mustard, is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after producers in the business. He has produced chart-topping hits for 2 Chainz (“I’m Different”), Young Jeezy (“R.I.P.”) and Tyga (“Rack City”). We sat down with DJ Mustard while he was visiting our beautiful city before playing a set at a local night club. Check out our DJ Mustard interview. DJ Mustard feat Travis $cott “Whole Lotta Lovin” performed in Chicago.

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