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Chicago Music Mix: What You Should Hear

From Hip-Hop to House to Indie and everything in between, we want to spotlight our favorite songs and artists playing in the city in our weekly Chicago Music Mix. If you have any suggestions or recommendations for us to consider, tweet us, post on our Facebook, or leave a message in the comments below! Chicago Music Mix Playlist featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Wu-Tang Clan, Miguel, Vic Mensa,  + More  

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On the Radar: New Music from Pink and QOTSA, The Alley Returns, Riot Fest Late Shows + More

What’s going on this week? New music from Pink and QOTSA, The Alley lives, Riot Fest announces aftershows + more On the Radar. Chicago staple The Alley returns from the dead The closing of Chicago staple and haven The Alley was a sad day in Chicago. People from all over and of all ages mourned the passing of their favorite store. Owner Mark Thomas promised it wouldn’t be the end and vowed to have the store come back in a new fashion. Seems like he kept true to his word…

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On the Radar: HIM’s final tour, QOTSA release new music, G Herbo’s new LP + More

Some exciting stuff going on in music this week. Queens of the Stone finally reveal new LP details, HIM prepare to say goodbye, and G Herbo talks new album. All this and more On the Radar. HIM (finally) reveals 2017 North American tour dates Back in March, Finnish rock band HIM broke the news that they were breaking up. To calm the nerves of fans around the world, they promised to tour one last time before calling it quits. While they were quick to post European dates, there were no…

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On the Radar: Riot Fest Lineup, Saba, TLC + More

Now, that Record Store Day and C2E2 are over, time to catch up on the biggest stories in music. This week we talk about the Riot Fest lineup, the Gorillaz tour, Saba, and more. Gorillaz announce first tour in seven years Hope you’re not sick of Gorillaz because they announced more major news. The animated band is heading out on their first North American tour in seven years. Even better, dates kick off right here in Chicago on July 8 at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. Shows run until October…

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On the Radar: Good Guy Chance, RIP Kurt and Layne, New QOTSA + More

New Queens of the Stone Age music, Chance the Rapper making Chicago proud, and remembering lost grunge icons are all on my mind this week. This and more on this week’s On the Radar. Remembering grunge icons Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley April 5 will forever be cemented in our minds as the day we lost two rock icons. The first is Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain. 2017 marks 23 years since he died April 5, 1994. Cobain’s story is one filled with anger, frustration and addiction. But rather than going…

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