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On The Radar: Jamila Woods’ New Music, Maynard James Keenan on New Tool LP, Billy Corgan Reunited with Lost Guitar and Chicago Concerts

This week we got news about Jamila Woods new music, Tool’s new LP, Billy Corgan’s long lost guitar, plus this week’s shows and more On the Radar. Jamila Woods announces new LP ‘LEGACY! LEGACY!’ Chicago’s own Jamila Woods has announced her new album, LEGACY! LEGACY! will be coming May 10 via Jagjaguwar. The album is inspired by the various people who have influenced the singer over the years. Each song is named after one of these people, which includes playwright and social critic Jimmy Baldwin, poet Nikki Giovanni, and artist…

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On the Radar: Billie Eilish announces debut LP, Warped Tour Returns, New Cage the Elephant + More

Recover from the polar vortex by checking out music’s hottest stories with this week’s On the Radar. Billie Eilish announces debut LP ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ Billie Eilish, one of the hottest artists of 2018, has officially announced her debut album. Titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? the record drops March 29 via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Eilish also shared the eerie artwork and tracklist for the album. The 17-track LP features previously released singles “you should see me in a crown” and…

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On the Radar: Kendrick Lamar’s Oscar Nomination, New Music from Vampire Weekend, Ariana Grande’s New LP and Chicago Concerts

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and more with this week’s On the Radar. Kendrick Lamar receives first Oscar nomination Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for his first ever Academy Award. Lamar and SZA’s collaboration for Black Panther’s, “All The Stars,” is one of the five nominees for Best Original Song at the 2019 Academy Awards. Other contenders for the award include David Rawlings and Gillian Welch for “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs); Diane Warren for “I’ll…

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On the Radar: Grammy Performances, 2019 Super Bowl Half Time Show, Bikini Kill Reunites and More

Catch up on all the music news you may have missed with the latest edition of On the Radar. Maroon 5, Travis Scott, and Big Boi to officially play Super Bowl 2019 Half Time show Well, it’s happening. Maroon 5 will headline the Super Bowl 2019 Halftime Show with special guests Travis Scott and Big Boi. Scott was rumored to be a part of the show, but the NFL recently made the official announcement. Before settling on Maroon 5 the league reached out to other artists, like Pink, Nicki Minaj,…

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On the Radar: Bonnaroo and Govenors Ball Lineups, New Song Featuring Chester Bennington, Lana Del Rey, + More

This week we’re talking about hot festival lineups, new music from Lana Del Rey, and Chester Bennington. All this and more On the Radar. Governors Ball and Bonnaroo reveal stellar 2019 lineups Governors Ball and Bonnaroo have shared their lineups for the year and they’re pretty awesome. Headlining Governors Ball are The Strokes, making it their first confirmed US performance of three years. Other acts include Florence + The Machine, Nas, SZA, Tyler the Creator, Lil Wayne, BROCKHAMPTON, The 1975, Kacey Musgraves, Vince Staple, Beast Coast (Joey Bada$$ and Flatbush…

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On the Radar: Coachella Lineup, The Raconteurs on Tour, Cardi B’s New Album + More

2019 has just started and there’s already juicy music news. See what stories we’re talking about on that latest edition of On the Radar. Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, and Tame Impala will headline Coachella 2019 Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, and Tame Impala are among headliners for the 2019 edition of Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Other acts on the bill include Janelle Monáe , Billie English, Turnstile, Solange, Diplo, Anderson .Paak, Kid Cudi, Weezer, Bad Bunny, Chvrches, Bassnectar, Kacey Musgraves, and more. Coachella 2019 takes place over two back-to-back weekends…

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On the Radar: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class, Chicago Open Air Festival, Vince Staples tour + More

The Cure, Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, and Janet Jackson to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2019 has been revealed and this time they got it right. The Cure, Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Roxy Music, The Zombies, and Def Leppard will all be inducted during a ceremony held next April. This makes Stevie Nicks the first woman to be inducted into the Hall of Fame to two separate occasions; she was previously inducted as a member of…

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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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