Danny Brown & Joey Purp @ House of Vans (pics, review)
Both rappers were on point, blowing through hits with the explosive energy you expect from these two...
Deerhoof played Empty Bottle w/ Sad13 & Lily and Horn Horse (pics, review)
The show was part of Empty Bottle's 25th anniversary celebrations.
Cap’n Jazz played a Riot Fest aftershow at Bottom Lounge (review)
It's 2017, Tim Kinsella and the rest of the band are cresting 40 years old and Cap'n Jazz are still playing like teenagers overstuffed with hormones and energy...
Cap’n Jazz & Hop Along @ House of Vans Chicago (pics, review)
"Oh Messy Life" kicked in and the crowd lost any semblance of restraint they had left. Within seconds kids were crowd surfing and screaming back every word Tim Kinsella spat at them..
Russian Circles & Cloakroom played Metro (review, setlist)
Hometown post-metal vets Russian Circles filled Metro on September 9 to cover the crowd in absolutely massive riffs, accompanied by heavy Indiana tourmates Cloakroom and local pop-sludge outfit Sweet Cobra. The entire show was incredibly loud, exactly the way you want to experience the kind of shoegaze tinged post-rock that aims only to submerge you in its swelling guitar lines...
Lollapalooza 2016 Saturday pics/review (RHCP, Jane’s Addiction, Grimes, Front Bottoms, Nothing, more)
Jane's Addiction's set included appearances by Tom Morello and Smashing Pumpkins' Jimmy Chamberlain.
Lollapalooza 2016 day 2: pics & review
Radiohead, rain, Future, Foals, M83, Joey Purp & lots more.
Lollapalooza 2016 day 1 pics/review (J Cole, Kurt Vile, Danny Brown, Pinegrove, Lucy Dacus & more)
The 25th edition of Chicago's Lollapalooza started off the weekend with an incredibly rainy set of shows, with only clearer days to come...
Told Slant, Bellows, Advance Base and Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else @ Subterranean (review, pics)
It was a Chicago Epoch invasion.