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Cover Story: Smashing Pumpkins: Never Mind the Gatekeepers

Cover Story: Smashing Pumpkins: Never Mind the Gatekeepers

| October 31, 2022

    It’s not often that an artist is afforded the privilege of seeing the importance of their career painstakingly delineated in its relative historical importance. You usually have to wait until your screen has faded to afterworld black for that kind of cumulative honor. But at 55, after nearly four decades spent helming Smashing […]

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Stage Buzz: Megadeth, New Order and Pet Shop Boys, Gorillaz, Iron Maiden

Stage Buzz: Megadeth, New Order and Pet Shop Boys, Gorillaz, Iron Maiden

| September 29, 2022

Megadeth, one of the big four in metal, continues holding their title as absolute legends of the genre. Rising from the ashes of Dave Mustaine’s short stint in Metallica, the band has firmly stood on its own for nearly 40 years. Clearly, they have no plans on becoming a legacy act as they just released […]

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Stage Buzz: Heaven 17, Prognosis, Ivy Ford Band, Damaged Justice

Stage Buzz: Heaven 17, Prognosis, Ivy Ford Band, Damaged Justice

| September 19, 2022

    Some of the best “new” blues players in the city are now women. You can add Ivy Ford and her band near the top of that list. Her soulful voice matches her abilities on the guitar. Raised in Waukegan, Ford’s self-released albums  (Harvesting My Roots is an in-office favorite) show she’s become one of […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz • February 8 – 14 • International Clash Day, Ziggy Marley’s Bob Marley Tribute • BRIT Awards, Umphey’s  McGee, We Are Scientists

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz • February 8 – 14 • International Clash Day, Ziggy Marley’s Bob Marley Tribute • BRIT Awards, Umphey’s McGee, We Are Scientists

| February 8, 2022

Watch the 2022 BRIT Awards live from London’s O2 Arena with performances from Doja Cat, Ed Sheeran, Holly Humberstone, Liam Gallagher, Dave, and Little Simz. The show will be streamed via The BRITs’ YouTube channel on Tuesday, February 8 at 2 PM Chicago time. Tuesday is International Clash Day, Join KEXP Seattle hosts Albina Cabrera, John […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz February 2- February 5 • Joss Stone, New Order, Patti Smith, Underoath, Sammy Hagar

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz February 2- February 5 • Joss Stone, New Order, Patti Smith, Underoath, Sammy Hagar

| February 1, 2022

Patti Smith is holding an exclusive streaming event for her Substack subscribers on Wednesday, February 2nd at 7 PM. Smith will perform with her longtime collaborators Lenny Kaye and Tony Shanahan as well as read from her books during the event. Want access? Be sure to sign up here. New Order fans can catch a […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz – November 17 – November 22 • Jason Isbell, Anti-Flag AntiFest, Pink Sweat$ at Concord Hall, Robyn Hitchcock, Jason Sudeikis hosts Thundergong!

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz – November 17 – November 22 • Jason Isbell, Anti-Flag AntiFest, Pink Sweat$ at Concord Hall, Robyn Hitchcock, Jason Sudeikis hosts Thundergong!

| November 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

  In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the November 1981 release of their debut album, Movement, New Order has been profiled by BBC6 online in a one-hour special highlighting the best songs from the record, including “Ceremony” and “Dreams Never End,” plus rare tracks, cover songs, bands they influenced, and Movement‘s obvious musical connection […]

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Photo Gallery: Riot Fest 2017 – Day One

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest 2017 – Day One

| September 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

Longtime Riot Fest attendees know it has always been smart to bring a rain poncho and waterproof boots to the 3-day festival. Day One at Riot Fest brought mid-July temps to Douglas Park, under a late summer sun – a welcome addition to the festivities for sure. Strong sets by Skating Polly, Like Pacific, INVSN, […]

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Live Review: Riot Fest 2017 – Douglas Park, Chicago

Live Review: Riot Fest 2017 – Douglas Park, Chicago

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Riot Fest Douglas Park, Chicago September 15-17, 2017 If there was one MVP act at this year’s edition of Riot Fest – a smaller, more compact affair, it was undoubtedly Nine Inch Nails. A nihilistic and seemingly self destructive act that two decades ago, would have been hard to imagine experiencing a renaissance in 2017, […]

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IE Rewind: New Order comes to Riot Fest

IE Rewind: New Order comes to Riot Fest

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

When New Order keyboardist Gillian Gilbert stopped touring with the band in 1998, then quit altogether during the recording of its 2001 album Get Ready, she did it graciously, almost secretly, without any official departure announcement in the press. “And I wanted it that way,” she admits of her decision to stay home and take […]

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Riot Fest 2017 First Wave Of Bands Announced

Riot Fest 2017 First Wave Of Bands Announced

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

RIOT FEST 2017 ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF BANDS September 15-17, 2017 / Douglas Park, Chicago IL Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, and the reunion of pioneering punk band Jawbreaker headline Riot Fest 2017. New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ set) also among the 70+ artists revealed […]

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New Order live!

New Order live!

| October 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

New Order returns after long hiatus

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Father’s day

Father’s day

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

You can picture Neil Finn walking past son Liam’s bedroom and wondering, “Where did we go wrong?” The younger Finn, They Might Be Giants, and Peter Hook close our weekend preview.

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Cover Story: Bernard Sumner

Cover Story: Bernard Sumner

| April 1, 2010 | 3 Comments

Don’t Sweat The Technique The odds of a band breaking big are astronomical enough, but what are the chances it will happen twice let alone three or perhaps even four times for the same artist under different incarnations?

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