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wednesday july 23rd
Welcome Home Wednesdays Brunchlox Edition with
SCRUBFISH / FRANKIE J / CZBOOGIE / MICHAEL LACEY /  KARL ALMARIA sunday july 27th
Queen! with
DERRICK CARTER / MICHAEL SERAFINI / GARRETT DAVID
AND HOST SAL-E friday july 25th
TROY PIERCE
KARL MEIER Little White Earbuds welcomes
INNERSPACE HALFLIFE
STEVE MIZEK / BASILIO NICHOLS ADSR: RELEASE with
LIGHTPOLITE / NEIL JENDON / SYNESECT / GREEN PASTURE HAPPINESS / CUTLABOR / VIOLET SYSTEMS

Review: Objekt - Baloons (from the Vectors EP)

DJ Objekt aka T. J. Hertz has evolved immensely as a musician over the past several years. What started as a hobby turned into a livelihood, producing a stunning white label and long-lasting collaborations within the musical community. While his earlier work had pop influences, his latest music is a much-welcomed auditory assault.…

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Wednesday July 16th


Monday Mix: Titonton Duvante

Your mix of the day comes from Titonton Duvante, who will be making his Planet Chicago debut on August 8th!   You can grab your tickets here.…

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Monday July 14th


Teaser Thursdays: Disco Lives

We’re really excited for this Saturday’s Disco Lives party, celebrating the 30th anniversary of Disco Demolition, and so is Resident Advisor, saying -

“Disco Lives will happen exactly 35 years after a particularly infamous moment in dance music history. On that night in 1979, a couple Chicago radio “shock jocks” hosted an anti-disco rally, Disco Demolition, during a double-header at the Comiskey Park baseball stadium which culminated in the destruction of thousands of disco records (and a riot) on the field.…

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Thursday July 10th


Teaser Thursdays: ADSR Series

ChicagoMusic.org previewed our ADSR series this week, saying -

“In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in machine music– and by that I mean music made with machines that does nothing to hide that fact.  Sure, electronic music is, by definition, made using the assistance of machines, but over time, that statement has increasingly grown to mean a single machine: a computer.  …

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Thursday June 26th


Monday Mix: Victor Simonelli

Inject a little jack into your Monday with this mix from Victor Simonelli and then catch him on support duties (with Czboogie) for Miguel Migs this Saturday, June 28th.

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Monday June 23rd


Review: Claude Young Jr. - Celestial Bodies

Claude Young Jr.’s obscure sci-fi knowledge comes into play in his latest album, Celestial Bodies. Son of the late Claude Young Sr., radio personality and music producer from Detroit, CYJ makes music that sounds fresh no matter how much time has passed.…

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Wednesday June 18th


Monday Mix: Orchard Lounge

Enjoy a mix from Orchard Lounge in advance of their 7-hour set on August 2nd.

Get your tickets here.

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Monday June 16th