Artist Series: Interview w/ Stefan Ponce

One push “play” on his SoundCloud profile and you’ll find yourself having listened to his catalog while simultaneously listening to all the songs you already know and love. Bearing Chicago-based producer Stefan Ponce’s distinctive sound are Vic Mensa’s “Down on my Luck,” Childish Gambino’s Grammy-nominated “3005,” Chance the Rapper’s “Good Ass Intro,” and most recently Mensa … Continue reading Artist Series: Interview w/ Stefan Ponce

Neon & Nonsense: Episode 6 (North Coast Music Fest 2015)

North Coast Fest in Chicago’s West Loop was the place to be for anyone who stayed in town this past holiday weekend. Despite us missing the first day’s action, we hit the ground running Saturday with the mysterious Brooklyn rapper Leikeli 47 (pronounced lah-KAY-lee). Cloaked under her signature ski mask, a la Margiela Leikeli directs … Continue reading Neon & Nonsense: Episode 6 (North Coast Music Fest 2015)

Neon & Nonsense: Episode 5 (Lollapalooza 2015)

Neon & Nonsense is the only way to describe Chicago’s biggest music weekend, just ask Travis Scott who kicked off his Saturday set yelling “We want rage!” But the mayhem started before Scott’s riot inducing performance. On Friday, the fest hit the ground running with highly anticipated sets from The Weeknd and Paul McCartney, to … Continue reading Neon & Nonsense: Episode 5 (Lollapalooza 2015)