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Disco's newest protoge Kid Color-making his mark on the Chicago music scene.

Disco's newest protoge Kid Color-making his mark on the Chicago music scene.
Fresh off is first performance at Lollapolooza, this California import is making Chicago his house.  It always good to see new blood push the music forward and we had a chance to talk about this on-site. Kid Color, where you from? I’m originally from Newport Beach, CA and I moved out to Chicago five years... Read more »

KasKade brought house home headlining Perry's stage at Lollapalooza.

KasKade brought house home headlining Perry's stage at Lollapalooza.
While on tour-Kaskade gave a glimpse of who he is-his Chicago roots and why he’s bringing house home to Lollapalooza. You are currently on Tour is that correct? That’s right.  I’m sitting out here on a tour bus outside Red Rock Theater in Denver, Colorado.  It’s the Freaks of Nature Tour. What’s it been like... Read more »

Spring Awakening Music Festival Cometh Courtesy of Impresario Pat Grumley & Co.

Spring Awakening Music Festival Cometh Courtesy of Impresario Pat Grumley & Co.
Chicago’s own Pat Grumley along with his friends are ready to set the stage this weekend featuring the city’s first all electronica, all day outdoor music festival.  And get this…the party won’t stop ’til round midnite…touchdown!!! Pat, how did you get started producing events like the one coming up June 16th at Soldiers Field-called Spring... Read more »
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Joachim Garruard brought down the house at Perry's Music Stage-Lolla Francaise!

Joachim Garruard
On set with Joachim Garraud after turning it out at the Perry’s Music Stage at Lolla. Joachim-coming in to Chicago what did you expect for today’s show? Coming to Lollapalooza for the 20th anniversary was very exciting to me from a long time ago.  To be on stage for me behind the decks is like... Read more »

The Kids These Days were tearing it up at Lolla!

How could I not have a sit down with a Chicago original product.  Relatively new to the scene-Kids These Days were in effect at Lollapalooza performing on Friday-then following up that show with an afterparty performance at Hard Rock Cafe.  In todays world of electronic gadetry to produce music-it was most refreshing to see an... Read more »

Kerli brings her Army of Love to Lollapalooza and has everyone Walking on Air.

Kerli
What makes Lollapalooza one of the best festivals around is the breadth of high quality acts that are featured on any given day.  You really have to try hard-not to find something you like from the many artist performing.  I have a love for dance music-and there was an artist who I was officially introduced... Read more »
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The Art of Fashion-a grand finale to Fashion Focus Chicago 2010

The Art of Fashion-a grand finale to Fashion Focus Chicago 2010

The vibe was electric to Kickoff Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 at Millennium Park

The vibe was electric to Kickoff Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 at Millennium Park
Courtesy of Macy’s and CS Magazine-the Kickoff to Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 featured accomplished designers from the Chicago Fashion Incubator Program.  It also featured the energy and style that has put Chicago on the Fashion Map.  Those in attendance could feel the electric vibe-as VIPs mixed and mingled in anticipation of a great runway show-cocktails... Read more »

Kidz In The Hall-True School Hip Hop Impresarious

Kidz In The Hall-True School Hip Hop Impresarious
This is part 3 in a series of interviews that took place backstage at Lollapalooza this summer.  Not only was it very informative-it shed another light on the type of musical artists invited to perform at one of the best festivals in the country.  And listening to the Kidz In The Hall(MC Nalege and DJ... Read more »
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Lights Please backstage with J. Cole at Lollapalooza

Lights Please backstage with J. Cole at Lollapalooza
On site with MC J. Cole at  Lollapalooza. Q. So are you excited about what you are about to make happen here in Chicago, Illinois?A. Absolutely man, you know…I’m ecstatic! Q. What can the crowd expect to see in your live show?A. A lot of vicious raps.  A lot of confidence and stage presence.  And... Read more »
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