[Review] Lollapalooza celebrates 25 anniversary in a big way

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The Chicago staple of music festival excellence brought forth yet another unforgettable weekend of music and stellar performances. Lollapalooza celebrating it’s 25th anniversary in the biggest way possible. Extending the festival to four days created a marathon of incredible musical… Continue Reading

[Review] ‘Green Room’ an unforgettable punk rock horror film

Green Room

Independent director Jeremy Saulnier brings this twisted unforgettable tale of a momentous punk rock attitude crashing into the world of shock and uncertainty in Green Room. Inspiring and struggling hardcore punk rock band members Pat (Anton Yelchin), Tiger (Callum Turner), Sam (Alia… Continue Reading

[Review] Antarctigo Vespucci: “Leavin’ La Vida Loca”

Album art for Antarctigo Vespucci's "Leavin' La Vida Loca"

At first, Leavin’ La Vida Loca by the indie folk-inspired punk duo Antarctigo Vespucci seems less reminiscent of Chris Farren and Jeff Rosenstock’s main projects (Fake Problems, Jeff Rosenstock) and more of Antarctigo Vespucci’s first EP, Soulmate Stuff. Establishing Antarctigo Vespucci… Continue Reading

New 33 1/3 Books on Devo, Dead Kennedys, and Super Mario Bros Are Criticism Done Right

Devo, Dead Kennedys, Super Mario Bros

There’s an old, dismissive joke about music criticism: “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture–it’s a really stupid thing to want to do.” That’s funny, sure, but good music critics can dance like motherfuckers. Dancing is fun, it’s stimulating,… Continue Reading