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On the Radar: Rihanna and Childish Gambino’s Movie, Grimes Release New Music, Sonic Temple Lineup + More

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and the hottest shows hitting Chicago this week with the latest edition of On the Radar. Watch the trailer for Childish Gambino and Rhianna’s new secret movie This past summer, reports surfaced that director Hiro Murai (Atlanta) was in Cuba with Atlanta cinematographer Christian Sprenger and “This is America” creative director Ibra Ake working on a new project with Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover and Rihanna. Details surrounding the project were sparse with only the name “Guava Island” to…

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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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Summer Set celebrates fifth anniversary with Chance The Rapper and Skrillex

The annual camping festival Summer Set returned for its fifth year to Somerset, Wisconsin. Summer Set was a weekend filled with memorable moments. The camping festival brought out the best in some artists as tents filled the woods and campgrounds with festival goers burning through the three-day festival. A six hour drive from Chicago, Summer Set brought the same electric and playful atmosphere that we’re accustomed. With many highlights from the summer coming from local Chicago festivals like Mamby on the Beach, the festival provided one of a kind experience that made…

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