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Flosstradamus – Look at the Sky (feat. Deniro Farrar) [Video + Tour Dates]

Not only are Chicago hip-hop influenced production duo, Flosstradamus, gearing up to take Austin by storm in two weeks with their official TURN UP! SXSW showcase, they released a video for “Look at the Sky.”

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Showcase is set for Friday, March 15th from 9 PM – 2 AM at Republic Live (301 W. 5th Street), featuring performances from Supreme Cuts, Toddla T, Cashmere Cat, Mykki Blanco, DJ Slink, and Chief Keef.

Get pumped for the show with the video featuring Deniro Farrar below. Extended tour dates after the jump.

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Baauer and Danny Brown Worst of Both Worlds Tour

Brazen Detroit rapper Danny Brown will team up with New York producer Baauer for a string of dates this April dubbed “The Worst of Both Worlds”  around their respective appearances at this year’s Coachella Festival. Baauer, the man behind the current Billboard number 1 hit “Harlem Shake”, has turned the party up across the world with his hip-hop influenced take on dance music. Fool’s Gold artist Danny has been hard at work finishing up Oldhis follow-up toXXX, the lauded 2011 record that help land him on the covers of XXL, The Fader and Wax Poetics, along with a coast-to-coast fall tour that had him performing along with fell 2012 standouts A$AP Rocky and Schoolboy Q. “The Worst of Both Worlds” kicks off April 9th in Houston, and runs through both weekends of Coachella.

Check the flyer below for dates and cities.

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Crystal Castles “Affection”

Another track from the upcoming Crystal Castles album, due November 12th. This one is my favorite of all the tracks released thus far. Check it out before, and don’t forget to purchase tickets to their show at the Congress Friday night.

Crystal Castles – Wrath of God

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Miike Snow October 17th @ Congress

Wednesday, October 17th, React Presents is thrilled to welcome critically acclaimed indie-electronic trio MIIKE SNOW to the Congress Theater! Famous for the singles “Animal,” “Black & Blue,” and more recently, “The Wave,” tickets for the show go on sale Friday, August 17th, at 10 AM CST at Clubtix.com!

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Foster the People @ Sold Out Congress Theater

Foster the People treated Chicago to a hell of a show at a sold out Congress Theater last Wednesday on the first of their two night stay in the Windy City. With temperatures in the high 90s, it was hot both outside and inside the theater, but that did not stop Foster the People from delivering their usual indie pop goodness to a sweaty crowd.

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Spring Awakening Festival After Parties

The big weekend is inching closer and closer… and we have more news for you! If you find a time conflict and have to miss one of your favorite artists, you can always catch them at an after party!  Check out all the information below, with links to buy tickets. Official after parties are reserved for festival ticket holders for a limited time, so make sure you purchase your festival tickets here!

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Sebastian + Diplo @ The Congress Theater (NCMF After Show)

This wasn’t your typical concert. This wasn’t just some rave you hear about randomly through a string of text messages. The Mad Decent founder, Diplo, was in the house, the prince of Ed Banger, Sebastian, was also in the house, and this was the last weekend of the summer (for all of us young’ins). If you can’t get up for something like that, well, you can’t get up for anything.

Photo by Bill Whitmire

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Find Art: Chicago Street Art

On the side of a brick wall supporting the underpass around Milwaukee and Leavitt, there is a spray-painted dinosaur on a cotton-candy pink and light plum purple background with the words “FIND ART” scrawled beneath it. Interpreting these words as a challenge, we set out to uncover art on the streets of Chicago. (MaB)

Photo by Maggie Bojda

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