The Spin Light – Deja Entendu Turns 10

written by: Tyler Remmert on June 12, 2013

Brand New felt like growing up, so it did. Less than two years after its pop-punk debut Your Favorite Weapon declared the Long Island quartet simultaneously juvenile and well-cultured in the art of the plucky, well-intentioned cuckold, here was an astronaut on a barren landscape, barely casting a shadow. Deja Entendu was an aggressive move […]

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The Theory of Glass with Jack Duff

written by: Matt Wink on June 12, 2013

It’s a proven electronica fact in human form named Jack Duff. His newest EP, Hard To Breathe, is now available and he graced the ‘stache with a little bit of his time to talk about the record and other theories.

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Shhh, It Sounds Like A Reunion

written by: Bryn Rich on June 3, 2013

Back in 2005, a group of high school kids from the Chicago suburbs got together and made an album called So Sudden. Within a year the band signed to one of the most popular labels of the decade, took over college radio stations everywhere and were touring arenas with other Chi town heroes Fall Out […]

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Musical Mainstays

written by: Aspyn Jones on May 23, 2013

Oh, you have a spoken word introduction too? What are the odds?

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The Staves at Schubas on May 18, 2013

written by: Adrienne Thomas on May 21, 2013

Each belted harmony brought that rare, pure smile to the intently listening crowd of faces. The therapeutic beauty in harmonic, human (im)perfection was never more evident than in the calm, grateful moods of the audience filing back out into the storm.

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Leonardo DiCaprio in director Baz Luhrmann's take on "The Great Gatsby"