Pitchfork 2018 Day 3

The Chicago vibes were real at Pitchfork on day 3. The morning rain ran into the afternoon which caused a delay in the festival opening. Lauryn Hill’s soundcheck was delayed and the gates couldn’t open until they got that all figured out. Things got underway about 20 minutes late and Nnamdi Ogbonnaya was first up on the main stage. This was a Chicago baptism for … Continue reading Pitchfork 2018 Day 3

(Sandy) Alex G at Bottom Lounge 4/9/2016

Alex G was a complete unknown to me before yesterday’s set at Bottom Lounge. Apparently making music for the past few years out in Philadelphia, he somehow escaped me. Not the fans in the audience in Chicago, though. Most knew all the words to every song, and one enthusiastic fan who shouted “ANIMAL!” after every tune was eventually awarded with that track. I wasn’t super … Continue reading (Sandy) Alex G at Bottom Lounge 4/9/2016