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Kweku Collins Covers Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Maps”

posted by Oscar February 14, 2017

Kweku Collins has unleashed “Oasis 2: Maps,” a spacey cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs classic, “Maps.” As Collins describes it on SoundCloud, he’s “been in love with Maps by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs since middle school,” and what better way to let the world know you love a song than to do your own rendition of it.

Hear Collins’ take on “Maps” below. Continue Reading

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Recap: Q87.7’s PIQNIQ Festival

posted by Oscar June 30, 2013

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Chicago’s new home for Alternative Rock on the traditional airwaves, Q87.7, put together a one-day music festival that featured AWOLNATION, Sileversun Pickups, Atlas Genius, Bush and headlined by Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The bands mentioned previously fronted the main stage at First Midwest Bank Amphiheatre, while bands like New Politics, Twenty|One|Pilots and Cold War Kids performed at the secondary stage. No offense to these bands (we heard Twenty|One|Pilots from the parking lot and Cold War Kids played at the same time Atlas Genius started, so we skipped that) but we prioritized downing some Modelo tallboys and then just head in by the time the main stage bands started. Continue Reading