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Klangstof and Local Natives Take Over The Concord

posted by Rosario Edwards June 30, 2017

With a crowd comprise mostly of people fresh off the beach from Local NativesMamby on the Beach set, the vibes were already very intimate and laid back.

While everyone was certainly excited to see Local Natives perform in a more intimate setting, the Norwegian band Klangstof stole the show.

Drawing comparison to Radiohead, they’re synth driven rock with emotional lyrics perfectly fit the atmosphere at the Concord Music Hall. Many of their songs began with a slow burning build up that erupted into powerful empathic and chaotic release. Standouts included album single “Hostage” as well as “Sleaze” from their current album aptly titled “Close Eyes To Exit“. The band closed their set after lead singer Koen Van de Wardt thanked everyone graciously for joining in their journey as they had traveled all the way from Norway to perform here in Chicago. It was an excellent set and definitely left us looking forward to hearing more from these guys! Continue Reading

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Photos: Mariana’s Trench @ The House Of Blues

posted by Rosario Edwards February 15, 2016

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Emotional pop music has been around to comfort teenagers considering themselves outsiders for several decades now, and has branched into many different sub-genres. For fans of love songs and breakup songs sung over infectious pop guitar rhythms, Mariana’s Trench put on quite the show. They have been making music for over a decade now, and after seeing their live show I can say that they are making a case to get emo-pop back onto the popular radio airwaves. Continue Reading

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Complex X MGD Presents: Live Scratch Sessions

posted by Alex June 20, 2013

MGDComplex Magazine and MGD have teamed up to give us all a pretty dope event on Friday night at The Silver Room. I don’t see how anyone can go wrong with free beer and great music. DJ Maddjazz (RedBull Thre3style Chicago Qualifier 2nd place winner) and DJ Scend (The Hip Hop Project and Scheme’s DJ) will be handling the music for the night with some live scratch sessions that are sure to be crazy. There will also be an art exhibition featuring some of the best artists around. MGD will be on hand to give away tickets for their concert as well as other goodies, so don’t miss out and head over to The Silver Room on Friday, June 21st.