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Local 101 – Just Dave – “Sunrise”

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Local 101 – Just Dave – “Sunrise”

Local 101: Chicago Alternative Music Local 101 on Q101.com IS your home for Local Chicago Alternative Music!   This Local 101 comes from the Chicago-based group Just Dave. Check out their bio as found on reverbnation! Just Dave,is a band from the south side of Chicago. Originated in 1999. All original acoustic rock. Created by Dave Peppler, who started at the age of 4 yrs old playing drums...

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Local 101 – Dan Jones – “All That Glitters”

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Local 101 – Dan Jones – “All That Glitters”

Local 101: Chicago Alternative Music Local 101 on Q101.com IS your home for Local Chicago Alternative Music!   This Local 101 comes from the Chicago-based solo artist Dan Jones. Check out the his bio as found on reverbnation! Take Leonard Cohen’s lyrics, Jack Johnson’s vibe, and Johnny Cash’s voice, and you have Dan Jones. Born in Florida, raised in Georgia, and with...

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Local 101 – Greywall – “Wait”

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Local 101 – Greywall – “Wait”

Local Chicago Alternative Music Q101.com IS your home for Local Chicago Alternative Music!   This Local 101 comes from the Chicago-based band Greywall. Check out the band’s bio as found on reverbnation! Greywall is a compilation of an eclectic mix of genres from Dave, Rob and Bryan. The members influences include but are not limited to Metal, Indie Rock, Alternative, Grunge,...

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Best Witches – Wishes – Album Review

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 | 0 comments

Layered with rock riffs, punk beats, and psychedelic undertones, Chicago band, Best Witches showcase their strong new album Wishes. Melodic even at its heaviest crescendos, Best Witches were clearly mindful of creating an album devoid of monotony. The album opener “Orange Things” displays their solid rhythm section for the four piece band. With fairly straightforward lyrics (“Orange Things” is...

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Valo – Double Doors – Chicago, IL – 8-14-2014

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 | 0 comments

Valo – Double Doors – Chicago, IL – 8-14-2014

Well…what a night. After almost getting hit by police squads who were making a blind turn, like a scene out of the Blues Brothers, (and who still managed to bluntly curse at me), a copious amount of adrenaline pumped in my bloodstream as I made  my way to the Double Door. Strolling across the always bustling Wicker Park neighborhood, the rumble of the Damen Blue Line train on the “L” tracks...

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Disclosure @ The Aragon 8.1.14

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 | 0 comments

Disclosure @ The Aragon 8.1.14

Hello music lovers! I recently attended my first Lollapalooza Aftershow this past weekend and am so excited to finally be able to review this show. Disclosure is a fairly new act, an English duo consisting of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence. They are complete geniuses! You have to see one of their shows to understand what I mean, the lighting and effects were absolutely incredible....

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