With a velvety sound primarily rooted in soul and hip hop, Chicago’s Jamila Woods made her first big impact on the music scene in 2015 with her fan adored vocal features on Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s Surf album (Sunday Candy and Questions). Prior to her 2015 solo breakout, Jamila was
Riot Fest is a multi-day music festival specializing in punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Founded in 2005 in Chicago. Carnival Rides, amazing food vendors, sideshow performers, and more add to the atmosphere of this independent music fest. In 2005, Riot Fest booked a multi-venue weekend of punk and rock
A decade ago you probably never heard of Riot Fest. Shoot, even this year you still might not know about it. Alas, I assure you, that you’ll know a handful of the artists at one of the country’s biggest punk, alternative, metal and hip-hop festivals. The ORIGINAL Misfits, Nas, Rob
Wardrobe choice for Lollapalooza 2016: Basketball jerseys (most of Chicago players), crop tops and shorts that belong in a 2 Live Crew video and dressing like Jon Lajoie in the “Show Me Your Genitals” video.
Born to Filipino immigrant parents, Chicago-based J.Fernandez spends his days as a cartographer/map-maker. By night, Fernandez navigates his own personal world of musical endeavors, drawing on the influences of early electronic music, pop and psychedelia. J Fernandez’s debut album “Many Levels Of Laughter” will be released June 9, 2015. He
Hello?! The name of the website leaves little to the imagination and much to the bank account. If you haven’t visited this super-amazing-slice-of-internet-heaven then get your shit together, team. Originally launched in New York City, MyFreeConcert is a website dedicated to bringing you the best free/cheap events all over town.
Zine publishers Matt Carman and Kseniya Yarosh are heading back to Williamsburg to host the 2nd Annual Brooklyn Zine Fest at Public Assembly. The event which has expanded their lineup of writers, artists and publishers, will take place on Sunday, April 21st from 11am-6pm. Admission is FREE! “Last year we