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Holly MacGibbon and Andy Simmons, the couple behind Weeknight, released two new songs on April 21 and performed on April 29 at The Owl, 2521 N. Milwaukee Ave.

New York duo Weeknight rock with haunting synth sounds

May 4, 2015

After releasing two new songs—“In the Dust” and “California”— filled with the duo’s hauntingly synth-centric sounds on April 21, Weeknight has cemented the status it has attained throughout the last...

Spinach & Kale Greek Yogurt Dip

Spinach & Kale Greek Yogurt Dip

April 13, 2015

INGREDIENTS1 17-ounce container plain Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons mayonnaise1 tablespoon sugar1 cup kale, finely chopped1 cup spinach, finely chopped4 scallions, finely chopped1/3 cup red bell pepper, mince...

THE CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows gratitude during runoff election

By Managing Editor

April 13, 2015

I got to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s election camp around 5 p.m. at the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Hall, 1340 W. Washington Blvd. April 7 to witness Chicago’s first-ever mayoral runoff election.As I entered the building, Emanuel supporters handed me a press pass and showed me to a room filled with news cameras, an empty stage and a large banner that read, “Rahm for Chicago.” I walked past City Clerk Susana Mendoza, one ...

Milo Greene thaws Chicago with sunny LA vibes

By Copy Editor

March 12, 2015

The piercing winds swirling outside of Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., begged to intrude on the glowing, warm March 5 Milo Greene show, but the sold-out gig emulating lights of purplish reds and hazy oranges was in its own encapsulated cocoon.After hustling inside to shed off coats and find a spot, the crowd was immediately awash with the sweet, charming sounds of the show’s opening band, Wardell. The five members sh...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is forced into a runoff by Jesus

Emanuel forced into runoff

February 25, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is ready for round two against Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, after conceding that he would not reach the 50 percent of the vote needed for reelection on Feb. 24.The t...

Chaz Bundick cuts new groove with Les Sins alter ego

By Copy Editor

December 8, 2014

Gliding his fingers across his mixing board, Chaz Bundick, the mastermind behind the electro grooves of Toro y Moi, knows how to make people dance.He has been creating music under an alter-ego moniker, Les Sins, while simultaneously creating his well-known chillwave tunes, and he released his work Nov. 4 in his first album, Michael. Bundick distances himself from his Toro y Moi roots by delving into his Les Sins style, and he even went ...

‘Alternative R&B’ falsely labels artists

By Copy Editor

December 5, 2014

Two months ago, British pop star FKA twigs cringed when a reporter from The Guardian asked her how she felt about being compared to other artists labeled as “alternative R&B.” Her response was brutally honest: “F--k alternative R&B!”She went on to explain her frustration with the label: “When I first released music and no one knew what I looked like, I would read comments like ‘I’ve never heard anyth...

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