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On the Radar: Eminem’s Surprise LP, The Orwells Breakup, Muse Announce New LP + More

Kick off the week by catching up on the hottest music news with the latest edition of On the Radar. Eminem Drops Surprise Album ‘Kamikaze’ Last Friday, Eminem surprise the world with a new album dubbed Kamikaze. Executive produced by Dr. Dre and Eminem, it includes the song from the Venom soundtrack, which he previously teased. The record features guest spots from Joyner Lucas, Royce Da 5’9,” Jessie Reyez, and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. If the artwork looks familiar it’s because it’s a homage to Beastie Boys’ License to Ill.…

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Orwells
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The Orwells Kick Off Riot Fest Weekend with Raucous House of Vans After Show

The line for Thursday night at the House of Vans went all the way out the alley.  The West Loop indoor skate park and occasional event space has become a hotspot for free community events in the last year.  This week’s awesome offering featuring The Orwells was part of Riot Fest’s lineup of after shows. Supporting act Peel started their set right on time.  The four-piece band played for more than half an hour, but I only caught glimpses of their set as I waited patiently for my oxtail poutine…

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Chicago
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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: The Orwells, Wax Trax Records, Blink-182 + More

What’s on my mind this week? Chicago’s own The Orwells, upcoming shows, new music from Jimmy Urine and more. Check it out on this week’s On the Radar. MSI’s Jimmy Urine announces new compilation album It’s not easy to pin down Mindless Self Indulgence’s music. The best ways to describe it are insane, chaotic, and wild. But that’s what makes their music so fun and infectious. The group released their last album How I Learned to Stop Giving a Shit and Love Mindless Self Indulgence, in 2013 and have stayed…

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