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NCMF Unveils Intimate 2019 Lineup Featuring Bassnectar, Major Lazer + More
3 weeks ago

NCMF Unveils Intimate 2019 Lineup Featuring Bassnectar, Major Lazer + More

The Windy City’s North Coast Music Festival celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a two-day festival format, brand-spanking new event site and 28 electronic artists–half as many as last year–on …
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The MID Chicago’s Closing Party With Claude VonStroke [Event Review]
3 months ago

The MID Chicago’s Closing Party With Claude VonStroke [Event Review]

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306 N. Halsted St. alternatively, “the city’s backbone” occupies Chicago’s Fulton Market. Chads and modern dining have overrun what once was a meat-packing district. After my car casually brushed up against …
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The MID Chicago Gears Up for Final Saturday Night With Claude VonStroke
4 months ago

The MID Chicago Gears Up for Final Saturday Night With Claude VonStroke

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Dirtybird daddy Claude VonStroke kicks off the three-city Double Dip Tour this Friday, February 1 in Chicago—the birthplace of house music. His second sold-out Double Dip show, “Catch 22,” doubles as the …
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NP Exclusive Interview: ZAXX’s Heart-to-heart About Naruto, Tiësto ID + More
6 months ago

NP Exclusive Interview: ZAXX’s Heart-to-heart About Naruto, Tiësto ID + More

SpringHill Suites Chicago O’Hare by Marriott’s 15-minute parking. This girl is well-versed in lateness. Nevertheless, tardiness wasn’t an option because ZAXX’s Greg Zaccagnino and I were on a mission: arrive …
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NP Exclusive Interview: The Russ Liquid Test Talk The Big Weekend, All Good Records + More
7 months ago

NP Exclusive Interview: The Russ Liquid Test Talk The Big Weekend, All Good Records + More

“It’s like herding cats” joked The Russ Liquid Test’s songwriter, producer as well as brass specialist Russell Scott. Rounding up the other two bandmates: drummer Deven Trusclair and guitarist Andrew Block, …
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Dirtybird Presents: The Birdhouse Festival 2018 [Event Review]
8 months ago

Dirtybird Presents: The Birdhouse Festival 2018 [Event Review]

Pick your poison—beer, wine or water. Copious amounts of ganja aromatized the humid air abutting Chicago’s Near West Side. Free cotton candy coursed through concertgoers’ veins. The Birdhouse Festival‘s unreal …
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NP Exclusive Interview: Porn and Chicken Chat About Their Ever-changing Role Within Chicago’s Music Scene
8 months ago

NP Exclusive Interview: Porn and Chicken Chat About Their Ever-changing Role Within Chicago’s Music Scene

I was 22 years old when I attended my first and last Porn and Chicken celebration at a suburban club kid haven dubbed Drink. A faux leather dress from Forever …
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NP Exclusive Interview: Maddy O’Neal
8 months ago

NP Exclusive Interview: Maddy O’Neal

The Mile High City transplant and producer Maddy O’Neal texted me 10 minutes before our face-to-face conversation. “I’m over here rn just gonna eat these tacos and then I’ll be good to …
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Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival 2018 Unveils Official Afterparties
9 months ago

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival 2018 Unveils Official Afterparties

Union Park, Chicago’s 9th annual North Coast Music Festival dropped its official afterparty schedule, and it’s bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

The metropolitan area’s most poppin’ clubs, including Concord Music Hall, The MID, Bottom Lounge, …
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Dirtybird Announces Lineup For Debut Birdhouse Festival in Chicago
9 months ago

Dirtybird Announces Lineup For Debut Birdhouse Festival in Chicago

House music hotshot Claude VonStroke and Chicago production company Silver Wrapper announced The Birdhouse Festival bill: J. Phlip, Will Clarke, Gene Farris, Ardalan, Christian Martin, ZDS, KE, Fancy Fux and Teknicoz.


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