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Rock band Muse’s “Simulation Theory” World Tour gave the experience of living in a virtual program on April 12 with a fantastical combination of tech and talent. At the United Center (1901 W. Madison St.), …

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Folk and experimental musician Weyes Blood’s fourth studio album “Titanic Rising” is a genius work of art. It’s a spacey and nostalgic record with unique sounds and ambitious lyrics that yearn to give hope and …

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From Berlin to Australia and now America, Berlin-based band Parcels is taking the electro-pop world by storm, collaborating with Daft Punk and finishing up its first North American tour. Next on its agenda is Coachella. …

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Metal band Baroness has been around since 2003, more than long enough to know how to capture a crowd’s attention and put on a well-rounded show. The band played at the Riviera Theatre (4746 N. …

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Billie Eilish’s debut album, “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?,” is a beautifully weird mix of music from haunting tunes to distorted vocals and references to “The Office.” Eilish burst into the …

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Like many college students, the members of indie rock band Wallows are a group of 20-somethings trying to figure life out. The biggest difference: they just dropped a debut album about it.  Released March 22, …

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It was an intimate night at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.) March 26.  Australian singer-songwriter RY X played a sold-out show at the Chicago venue but made it feel as if there were only …

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Elon Musk is a man of many titles: CEO of Tesla, philanthropist, businessman and now a SoundCloud rapper. Musk, 47, released an autotuned rap memorializing a gorilla who died almost three years ago. Emo G …