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Breaking Rad: Chicago’s Rakunk Channel Rock Titans On New EP

Chicago Indie-Rockers Rakunk have only existed since the early portion of 2014, and initially garnered a multitude of attention – and comparisons to Radiohead, Queens of the Stone Age, and My Bloody Vlaentine – through a series of rough demos registered to [...]

April 28, 2015 Breaking Rad, Features
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Wedding Dress Drops Cover Of Wild Beast’s “Devil’s Crayon”…Stream Debut LP Desperate Glow

Chicago’s Indie-Rock supergroup of sorts Wedding Dress – featuring Erin Elders of Maps & Atlases as well as Mike Russell & Matt Lemke (Suns), Bobby Burg (Love of Everything/Joan of Arc), and Christian Dawson (Gypsyblood) – first intrigued SIMGE by dropping a savory [...]

November 18, 2014 News
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Wedding Dress (Maps & Atlases’ Erin Elders) Drops “Frail Flakes” Single…Playing Glitter Box (New Brunswick) w/Vasudeva, Dollys, Pinegrove

When Erin Elders isn’t wielding a guitar for his more well-known outfit Maps & Atlases, the Chicago-based artists is touring with his side-project Wedding Dress, which surfaced this morning with a new single titled “Frail Flakes” and U.S. tour dates [...]

October 28, 2014 News
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Riot Fest Chicago Day 3: Against Me!, Brand New, + Pixies Versus The Mud

When I woke up Sunday morning of Riot Fest, I shot coal out of my nose. By the third band, my lungs had accepted dirt as a new form of cigarettes and my preoccupied mind had forgotten to wrap my [...]

September 16, 2013 Live, Reviews
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Riot Fest Chicago Day 2: Flag & Rancid Up The Punx While Blink 182 Brings You Down To Hell

If there’s one thing to be learned from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, it’s that German roots run deep in Chicago. But did you know that fast food restaurants have long looked to the Midwest as a place to test new [...]

September 16, 2013 Live, Reviews

The Essential Lollapalooza Day-By-Day Playlist(s)

For the first time in who knows how long, Chris and I will head west for a festival instead of south. Lollapalooza kicks off early Friday afternoon with plenty of pre-party and after shows to fill up one’s schedule well into the [...]

August 1, 2012 Features, Music Videos