News: AAHH! Fest Set Times Announced

September 20, 2014 No comments yet

If you haven’t heard yet, Common is presenting a new one day festival in Chicago. AAHH! Fest is happening this weekend, September 21st at Union Park (home to Pitchfork and North Coast). The lineup is heavily stacked with Chicago artists and will be hosted by Dave Chappelle! AAHH! Fest also features a Community Showcase in […]

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Discover: ShowYouSuck

September 17, 2014 No comments yet

I went to Riot Fest in Chicago last weekend. It was my first time attending the festival despite living in the city for most of my life. The festival lineup was packed with mainly rock and punk acts. Naturally, I ended up at nearly all of the rap shows throughout the weekend. ShowYouSuck was performing […]

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Stream: Mac DeMarco – “Passing Out Pieces”

January 22, 2014

Been missing Mac DeMarco. “Passing Out Pieces” is everything I love about Mac in one song. The track feels a little more “produced” than the acoustic vibe of DeMarco’s last album, 2. But, I am down with the increased production because it only emphasizes his style. “Passing Out Pieces” is the first preview from Mac’s […]

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Stream: Kwabs – “Wrong Or Right”

January 7, 2014 No comments yet

If you’ve been keeping up, you should know that Kwabs is IT. “Wrong Or Right,” is the first track we’re hearing from Kwabs’ forthcoming EP–out February 3rd. The track shows us a more poppy (radio) side to Kwabs’ sound, and it’s clear that it is definitely something he can pull off. “Wrong Or Right,” shares […]

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Stream: Rosie Lowe – Right Thing (EP)

December 10, 2013 No comments yet

Rosie Lowe dove straight into relevancy last month with her debut single, “Right Thing,” and now we are gifted a full EP. Lowe has a voice that is quite unique and very soulful–her talent is undeniable. If you haven’t heard it yet, “Right Thing” is so catchy it’s difficult to forget after listening. The three […]

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Stream: Sampha – “Happens”

November 12, 2013 1 comment

This song…is SO GOOD. The lyrics, the way the chorus pulls you in every single time, the way it peaks at the end. Sampha proves time and time again he really only needs a piano and his vocals to seduce the universe, musically. “Happens” was released today as the B-side to Sampha’s “Too Much.” The […]

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