August 11, 2020
Jacob Banks. Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker ImKevinBaker

Jacob Banks, Durand Jones and The Indications Kickstart Holiday Weekend with Soulful Sold Out Show

Durand Jones and the Indications if you’re looking for a blast from the past with a sprinkle of modern flair, look no further than deep ...
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Jungle, Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in Chicago, Metro, Chicago, IL. November 27, 2017. Photo by Samantha Reyes

Jungle Fills the Metro with Lush Grooves and a Delightful Dance Party

Red Bull In line with the headliner’s name, the venue’s entrance way was decked out in plants, and colorful cartoon owls.  Their cocktail menu even ...
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Pell. Red Bull Sound Select 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker

Interview: Pell talks about his upcoming EP Release, Influences and Career Highlight to Date

A frequent guest vocalist on an eclectic array of songs (Big Gigantic, Aluna George and more) Pell is one of those artists you might’ve already ...
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Amine. Red Bull Sound Select 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker

Aminé and Pell Bring Colorful Confidence to the Metro with Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in Chicago

Pell New Orleans rapper, singer, writer, and producer Pell performed an exciting set as the supporting act for the night.  Just off the heels of ...
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Mura Masa. Red Bull Sound Select 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker

Mura Masa, Tennyson, and slenderbodies Eased Their Way Into a Full Blown Dance Party at Concord

slenderbodies I was admittedly slightly bummed when Bonzai–originally slated for this lineup–suddenly dropped out without notice.  However, it was a pleasant surprise that she was ...
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Parquet Courts at Empty Bottle

Parquet Courts, Built To Spill, Meat Wave, Good Willsmith at Empty Bottle

Good Willsmith At first, this sounded like experimental robot noises mixed with a distorted stream, almost like someone jammed the transmission on some white noise. ...
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SYD. Red Bull Sound Select 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker

Syd Brings Understated Sexiness to the Metro with Red Bull 30 Days in Chicago

New Zealander Bailey Wiley kicked off a night of female-focused talent with a lively set.  With her set in full swing, a couple clipboards  circulated, ...
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Ibeyi Red Bull 30 Days in Chicago at the Metro

French/Cuban Twins Ibeyi Inspire the Metro as Part of Red Bull 30 Days in Chicago

Koda opened up the night.  The tiny guy with a bigger voice hit his high notes, while his bassist and guitar player seemed to enjoy ...
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Whitney, Ne-Hi, and Mt. Joy Rock the Metro for Night 2 of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in Chicago

Night two of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in Chicago was incredibly impressive from start to finish.  The sold-out Metro show featuring Whitney, NE-HI, ...
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Photos: Kehlani, Kodie Shane and Blaise Moore 30 Days in Chicago

Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in Chicago started off on a high note with artist Kehlani, Kodie Shane and Blaise Moore. Sound Select artist Blaise Moore captured ...
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Mt. Joy Feature from Night 2 of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in Chicago

I caught up with Mt. Joy when they opened for Whitney and NE-HI at night 2 of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in Chicago.  ...
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On the Radar: Shady Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster Deal, Pink at the VMAs, Red Bull Sound Select + More

Need to catch up on the hottest stories in music? Check out the latest with this week’s On the Radar. Pink shows why she’s awesome ...
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