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Alternative rock band Waterparks isn’t afraid to take a risk — as long as trashing a nearly completed album in favor of starting over is considered a risk. “Just because you put work into something …

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The House of Blues (329 N. Dearborn St.) was jam-packed with rowdy and energetic fans as post hardcore band Our Last Night took the stage Nov. 22. Crowd-surfers scaled the audience throughout the show and …

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The lights were low but anticipation was high as indie pop group COIN took the stage at The Vic Theatre (3145 N Sheffield Ave.) Nov. 1. Alternative pop project Dayglow opened for the band, strutting …

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With eight members filling the stage and hundreds of fans filling Thalia Hall, genre-mashing group San Fermin brought its lively mix of indie rock, folk and pop. The Brooklyn-based band put on a show characterized …

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At the crossroads of too many musical genres to count, the dynamic duo Matt and Kim is found. Matt Johnson plays the keys and sings while Kim Schifino commands the rhythm on drums. Together, they’ve …

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British indie pop group Bastille has been a staple of my playlists since 2013. My sophomore year of high school I listened to only Bastille from January until March — my Spotify Year in Review …

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Rock music at maximum volume and bright lights from all directions filled the the Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) at Badflower’s show Sunday, Sept. 29. Fellow rockers Dead Poet Society and Weathers opened up …

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Fans clumsily packed themselves into a crowded Metro (3720 N. Clark St.) Sep. 28 to watch indie pop artist Clairo do what she does best — provide a chill environment and mellow tunes. The show …