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October Mix

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October 28th, 2011

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A collection of October’s mini-mixes from department members Ladov, Mark, Monroe, and Jake: Music Department Love Enjoy! Planet Queen || T. Rex Crooked Booty || Dungeon Family Starscat || Caravan Palace Look Alive || Despot Calling All Destroyers || Tsar  I Can’t Decide || Scissor […]

Liner Notes: Crosby, Stills and Nash

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October 26th, 2011

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By: Nick Bradley I remember the very first vinyl album I ever got: Crosby, Stills & Nash’s eponymous first album. They are, perhaps, the world’s best-known folk rock artists and, to this date, my favorite band. The album’s design is simple and clean. A picture […]

Freak Flag Empire: Rumination on a Pop Song

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October 24th, 2011

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By Rhett Henry I worked at an ice cream parlor for most of my high school career. Being servants of the gustus populi, we employees kept the in-store sound system constantly set on an Atlanta pop music station. Two-and-a-half years performing minimum wage labor gave […]

Foster the People @ Masquerade (9/21/11)

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October 17th, 2011

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Foster the People, Cults, and Reptar played a show at Masquerade’s outdoor music park that was as visually stunning as it was audibly enjoyable. When Reptar took the stage with “Rainbounce” off their Oblangle Fizz Y’all EP, the crowd didn’t know what to make of […]

Liner Notes: Southern Rock

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October 17th, 2011

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By Nick Bradley I’ll start this first column by first introducing the theme. My show (Monday 10pm) is a journey through rock history, with each segment encompassing a different era and subgenre of rock as we know it today. In this column, I’ll go further […]

DJ Spotlight: Stoked Beats

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October 17th, 2011

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Stoked Beats is a show centered around Rap/Hip-Hop, spanning DJ mixes from the 70’s to the latest mix tapes.  The music is supplemented with updates on shows in Atlanta, the latest information on projects, and other random facts worth noting.   DJ: Caroline Stokes Favorite […]

Sufjan in Barcelona

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August 22nd, 2011

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Festival-goers politely settled into the cool, dark auditorium, giddily awaiting the god of folk-pop. It was the second day of Primavera Music Festival in Barcelona, Spain, and I was grateful to have scored a lottery ticket into the show, not to mention a chance to […]

Show Review – XPoNential Music Festival

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July 29th, 2011

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In between their World Cafe sessions, weekly Free at Noon concerts, and endless fund drives, Philadelphia-based member-supported radio station WXPN, brings the XPoNential Music Festival to Wiggins Park on the Camden Waterfront in New Jersey (on the hottest weekend of the summer of course).   […]

Show Review: Iron and Wine play free show in Millennium Park, Chicago

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June 10th, 2011

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Hot. Muggy. Sweaty. CROWDED. That’s the only way to truly describe the atmosphere in Millennium Park earlier this week during a free Iron and Wine concert put on by the city. As part of Chicago’s “Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays” summer concert series, the park […]

Show Review: Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit at Mayne Stage Chicago (5/25/2011)

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May 26th, 2011

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The bitter cold rain and strong wind, typical of a late May day in Chicago, created the perfect setting for those in the audience of Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit to be warmed from the inside out. The evening began with opener Caitlin Rose. […]

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