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    Recapturing Youth with Beach Fossils and Turnover

    November 30, 2023

    Photos and Article by Josie Stahler On a peculiarly warm November night in Chicago, Beach Fossils, Turnover and Sword II arrived to play a sold out show at Metro for the Bunny Record Release tour. The lineup was bound to bring an exciting evening of mellow tunes and youthful reminiscing. Sword II opened the show, a moody complement to the music that would play later. Their music has this mystifyin ... more

    ‘Stripping down’ with The Slaps at SPACE

    November 22, 2023

    Written by Lauren Travers As the temperature continued to drop outside, there was nothing but warmth and comfort at SPACE Evanston, as people slowly trickled in to see the show. Candles were lit at every table, and  cozy sweaters adorned by dozens of fans set the tone for an intimate night of music with The Slaps. Following the release of their fifth album This is My First Day At Drawing the previ ... more

    It’s Always a Fine Day With Billie Marten

    November 22, 2023

    Written by: Claire Peters-Seymour Billie Marten, a singer-songwriter from Ripon, Yorkshire, delivered a mesmerizing live performance on November 11th, at Metro Music Hall.  I heard Billie Marten for the first time when I was a freshman in high school. I was obsessed with the song Milk & Honey” from Marten's 2016 album Writing of Blues and Yellows. At the time, I didn't know how to play t ... more

    The Magic of Slow Pulp

    November 22, 2023

    Ciara Belfiore, of WLUW, spoke with Slow Pulp’s lead singer, Emily Massey, ahead of their final shows in Wisconsin and Chicago. Slow Pulp is now Chicago-based but grew up in Madison, WI. In the past few years they’ve been on rise, quickly becoming a favorite in the indie scene. In October they released their second album, “Yard”, a blend of hazy guitar riffs and emotional lyrics. How has tour been ... more

    Jumping for Joy to see Hiss Golden Messenger at Metro

    November 10, 2023

    Written by Evan Nave My experience at the concert for the North Carolina Indie band Hiss Golden Messenger was phenomenal. As soon as I entered the Metro concert venue, service was exceptional and I was welcomed with open arms. The venue was very beautiful and had classic architecture and interior direction. There were also many people that had purchased tickets as Metro was packed that night with ... more