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The worst songs of 2014

Oh boy, 2014 did not disappoint with the atrocity that is these songs. The following are here to test the endurance of your ears and challenge your IQ.  Well….let’s dive right in.   Fancy by Iggy Azalea Seven weeks. This song lasted seven weeks at number one on billboard. Once you eventually understand what she’s saying after looking up the

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Vans Warped Tour: Milwaukee

Wednesday afternoon brought the Vans Warped Tour to Milwaukee, as part of their 20th run since Kevin Lyman created the tour in 1995. For me, the Warped Tour is part of my adolescence that is hard to let go. Going into the show on Wednesday morning, I thought that it might just be my last time walking in to the

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Summerfest 2014: The Recap

Somehow, some way, I’ve managed to make it through all 11 nights of the world’s largest music festival for the first time in my life. Now, granted, I usually go multiple nights every year, but this was my first full pull for Summerfest. After taking a day off to rest, and also fully process everything that I’ve seen in the

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8 Takeaways from Summerfest 2014 (So Far)

So here’s the deal. Last night, I intended on reviewing Girl Talk’s set at Summerfest, but from where I was standing in the massive crowd, it was almost impossible to hear him. It didn’t help that the sound at the Miller Oasis was turned down so much that I could hear the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse from the Oasis crowd. So, instead

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REVIEW: Arctic Monkeys at Summerfest – 6/25/14

The opening night of Summerfest had a bit of a damper placed on it, due in part to the fog that cancelled the Big Bang fireworks display. The unseasonably cold weather didn’t help matters, but inside the Miller Lite Oasis, there was a different type of cold that took center stage. Some of the crowd had been waiting for the

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VIDEO: Chance The Rapper Performs The “Arthur” Theme Song

Chicago native and rising hip hop star Chance The Rapper recently performed at Northwestern University’s Dillo Day celebration, a campus tradition at the university. Chance couldn’t help but do something special, as seen here in this tribute to the beloved animated ardvark. Arthur was an ardvark, right? Whatever. Anyway, check out the clip below: Share this post:

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LIVE STREAM: Coachella 2014, Day 3

Coachella closes out the weekend with some huge names! Watch all three channels of Youtube’s coverage right here: All Set Times in Central Time. Channel 1 Lineup: 5:30 – J. Roddy Walston & The Business 6:15 – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue 7:10 – Fishbone 8:00 – Blood Orange 8:50 – The Naked And Famous 9:45 – Muse 10:25 –

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LIVE STREAM: Coachella 2014, Day 2

Night one of Coachella was crazy, but you can check out all three channels of Youtube’s coverage of Day two right here! All Set Times in Central Time. Channel 1 Lineup: 5:30 – Bear Hands 6:10 – CHVRCHES 7:20 – The Head And The Heart 8:10 – Cage The Elephant 9:00 – Capital Cities 9:55 – Lorde 10:45 – Foster

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Allen at SXSW: Saturday Recap

So… All good things come to an end. In this case, SXSW 2014 went out with a bang for me. Just when I thought that I had experienced a lot of what Austin had to offer for free venues, I went with Uni-Fi Records, Higher Education Records, Klassik, MC Mikal and Fresh Cut Collective to “An Open Affair”, a backyard

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Allen at SXSW: Friday Recap

Before leaving the Milwaukee house for the day on Friday, a friend informed me that Fridays are usually the best days to be there. He was definitely not wrong; I think it was my favorite day so far. I went with the Uni-Fi Records crew to the Thirsty Nickel, where Dana Coppa and Klassik performed. Dana did a solo set

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