April 23, 2013 |
*** = Recommended shows On sale noon Thursday Alice in Chains, Jane's Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Thursday, Aug. 22 ($20-$84.75, all ages) at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre. On sale 10 a.m. Friday ***Bilal, Friday, May 24 ($25, 17+) at House of Blues. Kelly Rowland & The Dream, Sunday, June 23 ($35-$40, 17+) at House of Blues. Blake Shelton, Easton Corbin, Jana Kramer, Saturday, Aug. 3 ($29.25-$59, all ages) at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
April 22, 2013 |
Wiz Kalifa stays medicated, medicated by a drug called "music. " You might have heard of it, and he wants you to feel it too. Khalifa is a well-known music smoker, and is bringing back his "Under the Influence of Music" Tour for a second go-around, following the successful 10-date tour last year when he inspired many to start rolling their own joints of music. He plans to make Chicago one of his 20 stops this year, coming to the First Midwest Bank Amphiteatre on July 30 with a host of friends, because everyone knows smoking music is more fun in a group.
January 24, 2013 |
** 1/2 (out of four) Rockie Fresh likes cars. He likes buying cars ("In 2013/I plan to buy too many cars"). He likes talking about cars. He likes driving cars, and he likes driving metaphors: both of his higher-profile mixtape releases were named as such: last year's popular “Driving 88” and now, “Electric Highway,” his first release after being signed to Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group, a rap label named after the luxury Maybach automobile....
November 16, 2012 |
Chief Keef continues to do Chief Keef things--this time, failing to appear for a music video shoot with Wiz Khalifa and 50 Cent. The video was for "Hate Being Sober," one of the bigger-profile tracks from his upcoming "Finally Rich" album, and, according to Fif's Twitter account, Keef was a no-show with no explanation. "@50cent: @ChiefKeef didn't show up to his own video. I never saw anything like this on the first song. SMSaudio" "50cent: Its not funny @ChiefKeef didn't sell any records yet,they will pull the plug on...
May 8, 2012 |
Local mashup craftsmen (BTW: I literally just sat here for two minutes and tried to think of a way to make that opening sound as journo as possible ) The Hood Internet have a new tape out . It's their usual blend of unexpected "collabs" and straight-up grooves and should help you get through the rest of the week with a smile on your face. Tracklist under this: The Mixtape Volume Six : 1. Wiz Khalifa x Phantogram | Move Up 2. Mayer Hawthorne x M83 | One Midnight With You ...
April 17, 2012 |
***= Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday Balkano, Fever in the Funkhouse, Goose Doctor, Wednesday, June 13 ($7, 21+) at Martyrs'. Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles, The Laureates, Thursday, June 14 ($8, 21+) at Martyrs'. Anne McCue, Saturday, Aug. 2 ($10, 21+) at Martyrs'. On sale noon Thursday Matt Skiba and the Sekrets, Thursday, June 7 ($17-$20, 18+) at Metro. On sale 10 a.m. Friday O.A.R., Rebelution, Friday, July 20 ($39.50, all ages)