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Music Midtown 2013

written by: Matt Wink on October 3, 2013

Back for the third year after an extended hiatus, Music Midtown was a glorious two days or music is the most amazing of settings.

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Lollapalooza 2012 – Day 2 Coverage

written by: Taylor Brennan on August 5, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012 – Day 2 Taylor Brennan: I assumed I’d be in for another scorcher.  Day two would be one for the record books, just not in the way I thought. Anna Holmquist: The unexpected storm cut my day short on Saturday. Fortunately, I still got to hear some great music, and the rain cooled […]

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Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup Announced

written by: Charles Poladian on April 11, 2012

After making stops in Brazil and Chile, Lollapalooza is coming back home to Chicago and bringing a slew of bands along for the ride. Chicago’s Lollapalooza will be headlined by The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath and a whole host more. Lollapalooza will take place in Chicago’s Grant Park on August […]

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Lollapalooza Has Sprung a Leak

written by: Mike Sandler on February 15, 2012

Mysterious Twitter user @LollaLeaks claims 2012′s headliners will be Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, Beck, Beyonce and Sonic Youth.

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Bonnaroo Announces 2012 Lineup

written by: Charles Poladian on February 14, 2012

Bonnaroo is spreading the love on Valentine’s Day. The lineup for Bonnaroo has been announced and it’s quite the treat. Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish and the original lineup of The Beach Boys will headline Bonnaroo. Bonnaroo will take place in Manchester, Tennessee on June 7 – 10, 2012. Tickets for Bonnaroo will go […]

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Ben Gibbard singer for Death Cab for Cutie.

Ben Gibbard Interviewed by Runners World

written by: Brandon Campbell on January 3, 2012

The Death Cab for Cutie singer opens up about his unhealthy 20s, a friendly running competition with Flea, and his new addiction to the “runner’s high.”

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Artists Choose Style over Substance

written by: Charlie Woodman on September 30, 2011

While some classic bands have incorporated ridiculous styles into their on-stage personas the good ones made sure it functioned as an embellishment for their stage act, not something that overshadowed their actual product.

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The Spirits When They Need You: The Battle for By The Way

written by: Taylor Cowan on August 31, 2011

With By The Way you can feel the breath of the album, its dirty, yearning heart beating beneath every arrangement. There is a masterful use of space, harmony, layering and auxiliary instrumentation, the band employing everything from strings to Rhodes pianos, trumpets, to melodicas, all while maintaining a spirit of escapism, an immortality, an “Everyone knows/Anything goes,” attitude that is so befitting of the band.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You

written by: Kris Bass on August 31, 2011

Losing Frusciante the second time around could have torn the band apart, but instead it turned them into a tighter unit, forcing each member to dig deep and find focus.

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Give It Away: RHCP Gives It All

written by: Brandon Campbell on August 24, 2011

Released the same day as Nirvana’s now-legendary Nevermind, the Chili Pepper’s fifth album would become the band’s most important.

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