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The O’My’s at the Metro

Joined by Chicago friend Chance the Rapper, The O’My’s put on a soulful show at the Metro Friday night. If you haven’t listened to these guys yet, get to it– The O’My’s embody Chicago talent. Check out our photos from the show below!

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Bieber is Drunk in Love… Are You? 9 Valentines Day Cards

What better way to say I love you (or I like you) this Valentine’s day than with another round of ACITM Valentines. Send your boo one of the cards below, because we all know Kanye West can express his feelings better than we can ourselves.

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Pygmalion 2013 Round Up: Daughter, Head and the Heart

My fourth and final Pygmalion as a student is officially over and what a way to go out. The Krannert Center opened the festivities, with one of the UK’s most talked about groups, Daughter, kicking it off. They were joined by Head and the Heart, the Pacific-Northwest folk-rockers touring in support of their upcoming release Let’s Be Still. Check out pictures and reviews below. Stay tuned for the annual Pyggy Crown tomorrow!

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Lollapalooza at the Hard Rock Hotel

The only thing better than Lollapalooza at Grant Park last weekend? Lollapalooza chillin at the Hard Rock Hotel.

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Hebru Brantley’s Penny Candy

This weekend Hebru Brantley showcased his work, and foray into merchandise, at 902 S. Wabash Ave. It was a great addition to Lolla weekend, and luckily ACITM found some time to stop by.

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Lollapalooza 2013: What to Wear (Guys Edition)

We couldn’t leave the guys hung out to dry after yesterday’s Ladies What to Wear post. For the past two years, we’ve brought you the top summer trends to rock during Chicago’s biggest music fest, and the guys edition is back once again as well. Luckily the weather seems like it’s going to comply, so follow the guidelines below and there’s a good chance you’ll make the Best Dressed list of a fashion blog or two ;). Let us know if there are any looks you think are an absolutely necessary addition. 

1. Class it up with an oxford and bracelet

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Lollapalooza: What to do outside of Grant Park

Lollapalooza is all about the weekend as a whole, not just Grant Park part. Sure, 138 artists and groups on 7 stages will take over Grant Park August 2nd-4th, providing over 30 hours of music to over 300,000 people, but the fun doesn’t stop there. All weekend (starting Thursday August 1st), we have events picked out for you to make the best out of the experience. Why not spend Lolla like the VIP you see in the mirror?

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After an exclusive advanced screening of Focus Feature’s “The World’s End,” Filter Magazine  hosts a party to start a glorious and sure to be exhausting weekend at Logan Square Auditorium. Free drinks plus live sets by Smith Westerns and MNDR, the event starts at 9PM and is strictly 21+. Sponsored by PBR, do312, Fender, UBER, and more, be sure to give us a shout if you see us hanging out!

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Lollapalooza 2013: What To Wear

Lollapalooza – my favorite summer fashion show – hits Grant Park this weekend. For the past two years, we’ve brought you the top summer trends to rock during Chicago’s biggest music fest, and this year is no different. Follow the guidelines below and there’s a good chance you’ll make the Best Dressed list of a fashion blog or two 😉

1. Bathing suits are fair game. 

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Swimsuit: Stampd LA; shorts: Levis; sunglasses: thrift store; purse: Steve Madden

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2013 Lolla Must Sees

My favorite post to write every year, and this year is no different. Many may be complaining that this year’s Grant Park lineup doesn’t compare to other major music festivals around the world, but those people aren’t looking hard enough. Last year I suggested catching Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, as they were destined for stardom (and boy has it hit hard, with a sold-out world tour approaching and 3 tracks in the Billboard Top 100), and Givers, who were up there for my favorite performance of 2012. So same drill… you will not find The Killers, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, or even Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper on this list. While I still highly recommend checking out all of those acts, here are the lesser known artists you can’t miss.

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Well, Yeezus Leaked

It’s happening people. Yeezus has leaked and the internet is going crazy. Seriously, the internet is going crazy. NOT saying ACITM has downloaded the album, but word is links are taking 1-2 hours because of the masses trying to get it ASAP. So while you’re waiting for your copy to finish up downloading, check out what people on reddit and twitter are saying about it.

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