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Concert preview: The beat grows louder with fast-expanding Midwest Beatbox Battle

The Midwest Beatbox Battle, now in its third year, exists as the answer to a curious riddle: What’s something that simultaneously grows even as it shrinks?
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The List: Top 10 fancy things

With chart-topping rapper Iggy Azalea coming to the LC this Thursday, we’re...
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Concert preview: The beat grows louder with fast-expanding Midwest Beatbox Battle

The Midwest Beatbox Battle, now in its third year, exists as the answer to a...
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Concert preview: Connections rips it up on melodic new album

Even at its absolute scruffiest, Connections can’t shake its love of melody.
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Concert preview: Counterfeit Madison’s Udoh comfortable in countless guises

An all-over-the-map bill including rapper Envelope and weirdo-punks Necropolis...
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Sensory overload: There’s a method to Domes’ madness

In the midst of Domes’ short, 35-minute set at Ace of Cups on a recent...
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Concert preview: As We Proceed debuts, with proceeds going into pockets of local artists

Hip-hop showcases appear to be the new rage. Following in the steps of Writers...
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Concert preview: Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea helping hip-hop “spread its wings”

Though authenticity has become less of an anchor weighing down hip-hoppers...
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STAFF PICK: Obnox cranks the volume on Louder Space

Obnox, one of a handful of projects spearheaded by Cleveland’s Lamont “Bim”...
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Concert preview: Strand of Oaks lets it all hang out on the ultra-personal Heal

Heal, the latest effort from Philadelphia-based musician Timothy Showalter,...
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Preview: Dublin Irish Festival

For 27 years and counting, Dublin has celebrated its Irish roots the first...
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Concert preview: Hookers Made Out of Cocaine mixes chaos and fun

By all accounts this scrappy punk trio doesn’t take itself too seriously. An...
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FMMF parts ways with R. Kelly in wake of community backlash

Organizers of the inaugural fest cite local uproar as reason for the split
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WCBE withdraws as a sponsor of the Fashion Meets Music Festival

The local radio station's decision follows the departures of Saintseneca and...
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Punk firebrand Brody Dalle branches out on her solo debut

In the midst of “Carry On,” one of the standout cuts on Brody Dalle’s...
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