Top 5ive: Pitch4k 2021

We were collectively robbed of a music festival last year that would have featured headlining performances from The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The National, and Run The Jewels. Despite every person I talk to under 30 having no idea who Run The Jewels are, that’s a ridiculously good headliner list. The make-up festival that took place last weekend, featuring a lot of the same undercard performers, … Continue reading Top 5ive: Pitch4k 2021

The Music.Defin-itive Guide To Pitchfork 2021

I was lucky enough to kick off my Pitchfork weekend a little early with a screening of the great Wilco documentary I Am Trying To Break Your Heart at the Music Box, brought to you by White Claw. An interesting look at the music industry and a band equally in flux. If you haven’t seen it, do yourself a favor and check it out. Perhaps … Continue reading The Music.Defin-itive Guide To Pitchfork 2021

Pitchfork Music Festival 2019: Day 2

The middle day of Pitchfork was bookended by two of the best performances I’ve seen at the festival in my five years going. Chicago newcomer Ric Wilson was the first thing I made it to, and the whole thing was just an explosion of joy. He brought out a local high school marching band, Kweku Collins, and came out into the crowd for a Soul … Continue reading Pitchfork Music Festival 2019: Day 2

Pitchfork Music Festival 2019: Day 1

I’ve never really considered the sun an enemy, but yesterday came pretty close. With a heat index reaching 111 degrees, it was difficult to not at least feel a little annoyance at the gaseous ball that keeps the planet habitable (for how long, who knows). I soaked through my shirt pretty quick, but also caught some great music. A compromise I’m willing to make 99.9 … Continue reading Pitchfork Music Festival 2019: Day 1

Pitchfork Music Festival

HAIM Mavis Staples Pusha-T Earl Sweatshirt Sky Ferreira Low Soccer Mommy Julia Holter Grapetooth Rico Nasty Valee Standing on the Corner MIKE Great Black Music Ensemble Saturday July 20, 2019 The Isley Brothers60th Birthday Celebration Belle & SebastianPerforming¬†If You’re Feeling Sinister Stereolab Kurt Vile Jeremih Parquet Courts Freddie Gibbs Amber Mark Jay Som Cate Le Bon Tirzah CHAI Ric Wilson Lala Lala Sunday July 21, … Continue reading Pitchfork Music Festival