A new outlet for hip-hop culture and turntablist gear will make its debut this evening along Roosevelt Row, just in time for this month's edition of First Friday. Coolin Out Hip-Hop Shop, a new brick-and-mortar boutique run by the local nightlife promoter and clothing company of the same name, is op ... More >>
By Jacob Katel
Society got the best of ya? Go to Ultra Music Festival and leave the normal world behind.
Here, you can feel free to get half naked, customize your brain, and put some neon in your life.
Deep inside the endless well of bass, you just might find yourself. Here are 13 hardcore ravers ... More >>
Erik King is probably unlike any other DJ or producer in the Valley. The 29-year-old, better known by his nickname Riot Earp, wouldn't be caught dead mashing up Skrillex, Deadmau5, or any other overexposed EDM artist. Instead, King prefers work in little known microgenres you've probably never heard ... More >>
Mark "Ellery" Leech isn't your ordinary DJ. He doesn't have a clever moniker (merely his middle name), doesn't spend hours searching Beatport for bomb-ass tracks, and tends to approach his mixes different than most.
While you can find him working at such trendy spots as Bar Smith on Wednesdays ... More >>
Toad The Wet Sprocket - bastion of the 1990sClubs editor Benjamin Leatherman describes this week's just announced shows thusly: "huge fucking week."Things are so fucking huge that Martin Cizmar went ahead and already announced the Janet Jackson show slated for this April -- yet there are still pl ... More >>
Look! It's the Cribs (and that guy who used to be in the Smiths)!Lollapalooza 2010 on Sunday was a little off from the other days from the start. At the begininng of the day, it looks like the elements were going to ruin the day with a nasty storm running through downtown Chicago. Th ... More >>