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AUDIO: Motel Breakfast – “So Long”

Indie rockers Motel Breakfast take a turn with their latest single. This one’s got a serene yet hazy feel, which is fitting because it’s all about dreaming of a certain someone and spending time finding yourself in the meantime. Bassist Drue DeVente takes the lead on this one, and he brings a high degree of composure and patience at the

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REVIEW: Gorillaz at United Center

British virtual band Gorillaz came to United Center in Chicago for their world tour ahead of upcoming album “Cracker Island.” A little background on Gorillaz – the project was co-created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn (known also for being frontman of indie rock band Blur) and artist Jamie Hewett. Albarn makes the music while Hewett develops the animations; both

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CONCERT REVIEW: The Microphones at Thalia Hall

I came down to Chicago with two friends to see The Microphones at Thalia Hall on Wednesday. I got into The Microphones and Mount Eerie (Phil Elverum’s other project) a few years back but hadn’t listened to them in some time before recently revisiting them and deciding “I don’t want to miss this” when I saw The Microphones were coming

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REVIEW: Dan Deacon at the Metro

I went down to Chicago this weekend and saw experimental electronic wizard Dan Deacon at the Metro on Saturday night. I got into him during college as I explored the weirder side of indie music on Spotify; his cartoonish, fantastical sound is ever-so intriguing. Originally I had planned to see him in 2020 in Madison but when his rescheduled tour

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