The Columbia Chronicle

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

Pitchfork gets 10.0 rating for summer music festival

Pitchfork gets 10.0 rating for summer music festival

February 29, 2016

After a whirlwind year, including a buyout from Condé Nast media, Pitchfork and its annual Pitchfork Music Festival have not forgotten their original home in Chicago with the recently announced festival li...

Christkindlmarket celebrates 20th year sans tree

Christkindlmarket celebrates 20th year sans tree

November 9, 2015

The first Christkindlmarket in Chicago, 411 N. Michigan Ave., took place 20 years ago with just a handful of wooden stands in which patrons could shop. This year, the Christkindlmarket will be hosted a...

The Olivia Tremor Control sends shockwaves through Pitchfork

By Sophia Coleman

July 16, 2012

By Sophia Coleman & Heather SchröeringHailing from the deep south of Athens, Ga., indie psych-rock legends The Olivia Tremor Control took to the stage on the opening day of Pitchfork Music Festival and managed to chase away the gloomy weather during their enchanting and experimental set list.OTC is comprised of six multi-talented musicians—Bill Doss, guitar, vocals and percussion; Will  Cullen Hart, guitar and voc...

Outer Minds takes Pitchfork audience to another era

By Sophia Coleman

July 16, 2012

By  Heather Schröering & Sophia ColemanGet ready to pile into the old Volkswagen Transporter because Chicago’s Outer Minds are always ready to take you on a trip straight back to the flower-filled, dreamtastic decade of the The Sixties. And that’s exactly what they did at their first-ever Pitchfork Music Festival performance on July 13 for a crowd of more than 100.The five-member band—which was born more than two ...

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