ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 03/26/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Don’t Miss A Second Of March Madness With XFINITY This post is brought to you by Comcast XFINITY. [ more › ] On A Mission: The Tireless Passion Of […]

March 26th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 03/19/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Soak, Girlpool, Remi, Blossoms… and Frank Sinatra? AUSTIN, TX—Unlike many (most?) of the journalists who cover the South by Southwest Music Festival, Greg Kot and I generally skip the […]

March 19th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 03/12/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Steve Aoki Is Killing Dance Music, One Cake At A Time DJ Steve Aoki’s Neon Future tour showed Chicago why electronic music may never be taken seriously. [ more […]

March 12th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 03/05/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. The 13 Best Chicago-Centric Books Consider these 13 books a starting point for a better understanding of Chicago’s past, present and future. [ more › ] Spring Awakening Announces […]

March 5th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 02/26/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Music Video Of The Day: Colleen Green ‘TV’ Colleen Green’s new album is one of our favorites so far in 2015, and we think this first video from it […]

February 26th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 02/19/2015

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Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. It’s 2015, Let Your Apps Do The Work This post is brought to you by Comcast XFINITY. [ more › ] Four Questions with Andy Gill from Gang of […]

February 19th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 02/12/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Music Video Of The Day: The Menzingers ‘I Don’t Wanna Be An Asshole Anymore’ The Menzingers released one of our favorite albums of 2014, so let’s check out a […]

February 12th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 02/05/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. The Secret History of Chicago Music: Fenton Robinson This soulful, sophisticated blues guitarist is best remembered for the slow burner “Somebody (Loan Me a Dime).” by Plastic Crimewave [ […]

February 5th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 01/29/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Music Video Of The Day: ShowYouSuck ‘Girls, Nachos’ We highlight the work of Grammy-nominated Chicago producer Stefan Ponce with today’s “Music Video Of The Day.” [ more › ] […]

January 29th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 01/15/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Singer-songwriter Lili K. on the blessing of D’Angelo’s Black Messiah Plus: Dynasty Podcasts founder Jaime Black on the album equivalent of hoodie weather, Reader writer Leor Galil on an […]

January 15th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 01/08/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Haki get as punk as they ever will on a new EP Gossip Wolf: Haki get as punk as they ever will on a new EP, the Deep Kutz […]

January 8th, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 01/01/2015

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Best Of 2014: Some Of Our Favorite Local Music Moments And Releases Our staff shares some of their favorite local releases and live Chicago music moments. [ more › […]

January 1st, 2015 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 12/25/2014

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. 11 Movies We Hated This Year: Joel Wicklund’s Pans What follows is simply a list of the least enjoyable movies of the year, ranked in terms of intolerability. [ […]

December 25th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 12/18/2014

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Music Video Of The Day: Sleigh Bells Feat. Tink ‘That Did It’ Chicago rapper/singer Tink is having a banner year. [ more › ] Keeping The Beat Alive: An […]

December 18th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 12/11/2014

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Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Downwrite Brings Holiday Concert to the Metro The holiday season is definitely a time with packed schedules and running from place to place in a hectic frenzy, but amidst […]

December 11th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 12/04/2014

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Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Music Video Of The Day: Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories ‘Do You Sleep?’ Lisa Loeb plays City Winery tonight. [ more › ] Lincoln Hall Drifted Off With Allah-Las […]

December 4th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 11/27/2014

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Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Richard Kaufman Discusses the CSO’s Pixar in Concert The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is known for many elements that comprise its exceptional caliber, from its renowned group of musicians, to […]

November 27th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 11/20/2014

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Scour Chicago for a Chance to Win Bears Tickets This post is brought to you by State Farm®. [ more › ] Music Video Of The Day: The Blind […]

November 20th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 11/13/2014

Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. DJ Rashad is gone, but his influence on footwork lives on The Chicago producer died before the music he helped define could break out, but he’s still inspiring his […]

November 13th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off

ChiBlog Roundup:Music & Arts 11/06/2014

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Our (fairly) regular roundup of Music & Arts related news from Chicago-based web media, featuring thoughts and insight from some of the city’s most dedicated writers. Interview: The Dirty Dirty Dollars Interesting startup story: The Dirty Dirty Dollars began as a Creedence Clearwater Revival cover band. Finding that they enjoyed bringing an energized, high-octane rock […]

November 6th, 2014 General Tags: Comments Off