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AEMMP Records releases  Musa Reems’ new EP

AEMMP Records releases Musa Reems’ new EP

November 13, 2017

Chicago-native Musa Reems has been writing and releasing music since age 15 and hopes to follow in the footsteps of fellow Chicagoan Chance the Rapper. Now a junior business and entrepreneurship major, Reems completed an EP for release Nov. 14 by the college’s student-run recor...

Vulfpeck keeps the funk on its own terms

By Arts & Culture Editor

February 15, 2016

With a mix of freewheeling funk and top-notch humor, Vulfpeck—the self-proclaimed half-Jewish post-geographic rhythm section—is quickly making a name for itself as one of the most original independent groups to watch. Vulfpeck leader Jack Stratton decided to start the band while attending University of Michigan as a hypothetical rhythm section. The band now features multi-instrumentalists Stratton and Theo Katzman, as well ...

Uptown bookstore to  embark on final chapter

Uptown bookstore to embark on final chapter

December 14, 2015

In 1966, Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood gained a new bookstore by the name of The Book Box, 4812 N. Broadway. Currently named Shake, Rattle & Read, the store is set to close its doors in 2016 afte...

Student feedback crucial for new center

By Editorial Board

November 16, 2015

After years of hope and speculation by students, the college’s board of trustees recently approved plans to build a student center, as reported Nov. 9 by The Chronicle. Slated to open in the Fall 2018 Semester, the student center will be located at 8th Street and Wabash Avenue, the current site of the Papermaker’s Garden. A nine-week planning phase will begin Nov. 17 to determine what the campus community would like the space to i...

Tribe Society rocks with a conscience

Tribe Society rocks with a conscience

November 9, 2015

Alt-rock band Tribe Society’s members have known each other for nearly a decade, but they released their debut mixtape, Delirium Sonata, exclusively on Spotify only this year. The band is currently tour...

Pilsen’s new 606 Records spins unknown artists

Pilsen’s new 606 Records spins unknown artists

November 2, 2015

Many Chicagoans share a fondness for underground music labels, and Pilsen’s newest record store, 606 Records, 1808 S. Allport St., offers a new place to find those records.The record store opened on O...

Reckless Records finds new home in spacious storefront

Reckless Records finds new home in spacious storefront

May 4, 2015

Music flows through the new, spacious storefront location of Reckless Records at 1379 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. The new store, which sells new and used records, moved a coupl...

Berserk Records showcases local indie rock talent at Young Camelot

Berserk Records showcases local indie rock talent at Young Camelot

March 16, 2015

Rock albums on custom cassettes were not the only things dropping at Berserk Records’ March 7 album release party at Young Camelot, 2126 N. Talman Ave. Bands and fans danced until 3 a.m., celebrating th...

Columbia student to direct Keepsake Commercial

Columbia student to direct Keepsake Commercial

November 3, 2014

Mason Adams, a sophomore cinema art + science major, is $500 richer after being named the winner of the first annual Keepsake Film Festival on Oct. 29, an event designed to promote photo-sharing app...

New record store joins Wicker Park family

New record store joins Wicker Park family

September 2, 2014

For the past 20 years, vinyl has regained popularity, and Wicker Park is prime real estate for collectors. To offer fans more options, Shuga Records will open its first retail location in Wicker Park...

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