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Exploring Chicago: ‘Chicago X’

If it were possible to both love a song for its beauty and hate it for its oversaturation and slushiness at the same time, “If You Leave Me Now” would be Exhibit A.

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Exploring Chicago: ‘Chicago Transit Authority’

In 1969, 'Chicago Transit Authority' was a cutting edge album and, in some ways, Chicago, the band, would never be so unpredictable, so vibrant, and so passionate than they are here.

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Exploring Chicago: ‘Chicago VII’

Chicago VII is a crucial addition to Chicago's catalogue, despite its commercial overture. It was the sound of a band exploring their origins through the inclusion of jazz-like pieces, while simultaneously refining their pop sound to a polished sheen.

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15 Sep 2010 // 9:58 PM

Angel Eyes: Midwestern

Rumbling doom-grind-thrash from America's heartland.

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Warped Tour: 31 September 2010 - Chicago

Over 70 bands stopped by Chicago's Tinley Park last July for Vans' Warped Tour, an action-packed day of music, action-sports and more.

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Honda Civic Tour: 18 August 2010 - Chicago

Paramore still have a long road ahead of them, but with what we’ve seen so far, that road is going to keep getting bigger and bigger.

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Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things: Crafting Creative Live Jazz with ‘Stories and Negotiations’

Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things present a bold vision of not just what improvised music has been in the past, but what it can be in the future.

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Lollapalooza: 6 Aug 2010 - Chicago

Yes, Lolla was bigger than ever this year, but was it better? In a word, yes.

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Perry Farrell Interviews X Japan’s Yoshiki

Metal/visual-kei superstars X Japan are performing in the United States for only the second time in their long history this weekend at Lollapalooza 2010. Festival

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Pitchfork Music Festival: 16-18 July 2010 - Chicago

Despite a blistering heatwave and some sound issues, Pitchfork put on their most electrifying music festival yet.

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Kings of Convenience: 10 June 2010 - Chicago

Kings of Convenience held the crowd's attention for nearly two hours, showing off their versatile musicality throughout.

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The Besnard Lakes & The Ponys: 24 May 2010 - Chicago

The opening night of the Downtown Sound Series proved what was already assumed from the lineup, this will hands down be the best way to spend your Monday evening in Chicago for the next couple of months.

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25 May 2010 // 5:30 AM

Metric: 20 May 2010 - Chicago

Upon a stage bathed in soft blue light, the members of Metric electrified the crowd with their signature stadium rocking anthems.

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Give ‘Em Soul Richard!: Race, Radio, and Rhythm and Blues in Chicago by Richard E. Stamz

Stamz certainly possessed a distinctive voice, both as deejay and raconteur, and his narrative has a compelling freshness and immediacy to it. His memoir, however, doesn't fully deliver on its promise.

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22 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Mos Def and DOOM: 13 February 2010 - Chicago

Mos Def and DOOM's Chicago appearance was a colossal failure, and writer Georg Garret dissects what led to a night of bitter disappointment for fans.

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Jann Klose: 16 November 2009 - Chicago

Klose has the classically incandescent look of a young James Taylor. Wavy brown hair frames his chin and ocean-blue eyes sparkle as he strums.

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Josephine Foster: Graphic As a Star

The Snow White of freak-folk gets her Emily Dickinson on.

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27 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Umphrey’s McGee: 29 December 2009 - Chicago

Live shows aren’t simply a promotional tool for the six laid-back musicians from the Midwest. They are mechanisms by which to display their passion for music-plain and simple.

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Last week’s American Idol auditions in Atlanta gave us a reminder of how bizarre things can get when DVRs, Twitter, and YouTube mix with

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Grant Lee Phillips: 6 December 2009 - Chicago

It’s much easier to write about unrequited love and cheating liars. It’s hard to sing happy, but Phillips does it well.

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Indie Horror Month 2016: Diving into 'Reveal the Deep'

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"In Reveal the Deep, the light only makes you more aware of the darkness

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