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North Coast Music Festival – Summer’s Last Stand

A huge storm chased out concert goers from Union Park on Friday, but they came rushing back in a few hours later, eager to kick off North Coast weekend. With performances by artists such as Nas, Afrojack, Mac Miller and Wu-Tang, the 3-day festival is traditionally a goodbye to summer. AlunaGeorge made her debut in Chicago, the always smooth Gary Clark Jr showed off his electric guitar mastery, and Purity Ring put on an awesome light show, with front woman Megan Jame’s white dress becoming a rainbow of florescent colors throughout the performance. Most disappointing was Passion Pit, though, who was forced to do a DJ set after Friday’s storm made their equipment unusable.

Check out our photos below and let us know your favorite performances of the weekend!

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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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Week that Was (2-21-13 to 2-27-13)

More hip-hop than you usually see on the “Week that Was,” thanks to some strong features from Chance the Rapper, Action Bronson, and Kendrick Lamar. AlunaGeorge keeps cranking out awesome tracks, really setting themselves apart from the rest of the music world. I am dying to see that duo live. Make sure to check out more of Hundred Waters and Ghost Loft if you get some time, the remixes here don’t completely do the bands justice. Expect big things from them. Keep sending new music! We really appreciate it, and love hearing new things. Enjoy!

AlunaGeorge – Attracting Flies

Logic – Walk on By

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AlunaGeorge “Watching Over You”

I’d be lying if I said AlunaGeorge wasn’t my favorite group currently making music. Yes, they probably surpassed The xx for the time being. Here’s their new track, “Watching Over You,” from the Annie Mac Presents 2012 compilation that dropped October 8th. I’d recommend buying/downloading (I don’t judge) that, featuring songs from Drake, Azealia Banks, M83, TNGHT, Jessie Ware, Diplo, Hot Chip, Nas, Frank Ocean, and A$AP Rocky, with many of them remixed.

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AlunaGeorge “Your Drums, Your Love”

One of our favorite new duos sure to make a splash in music this year is AlunaGeorge. Aluna Francis and George Reid, both from London, feature hard snapping beats similar to Purity Ring and have that same vocal dynamic that makes the xx great. Listen to Your Drums, Your Love” below, and let us know if you’re feelin’ it. 

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Week that Was (4-19-12 to 4-25-12)

This week’s “Week that Was.” Enjoy. Be on the lookout for a ticket giveaway coming up this next week. As always, comment and tell us what we missed, and send your tracks our way!

El-P – Tougher Colder Killer (ft. Killer Mike and Despot)

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