Chicago Turns Blue for Knocked Loose

A Different Shade of Blue Tour Knocked Loose w/ Stick To Your Guns, Rotting Out, Candy, SeeYouSpaceCowboy House of Blues Chicago, IL Words & Photos by Nina Tadic When Knocked Loose released their sophomore full length, A Different Shade of Blue, it seemed like the whole world was watching. After seeing Continue Reading

Riot Fest Celebrates 15 Years of Rebellion

Riot Fest has been a Chicago Music staple for the last 15 years. It’s a festival (and carnival- lest you forget the Hellzapoppin circus’ support and the beautiful Ferris wheel) that attracts all kinds of attendees of all different age groups. There’s an amazing longevity to the punk scene, among Continue Reading

Riot Fest at a Glance: Saturday

Saturday, oh, Saturday! The fest was in full swing, everyone knew the drill – sort out set times, coordinate when to buy food, talk themselves into and then out of and then into waiting for an hour to buy a Cheesie’s grilled cheese, the whole shtick. Saturday’s lineup was surreal, Continue Reading

Kali Uchis // Chicago, IL // 10.24.18

Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Kali Uchis’ In Your Dreams Tour The Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL October 24, 2018 Last night, a sold out room of 2,500 people got on their very own “Flight 22” with Kali Uchis at the Chicago date of her “In Your Dreams” Tour. With Continue Reading

Counterparts, Being As An Ocean – Chicago, IL – 09.29.18

Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Counterparts, Being As An Ocean w/ Have Mercy, Varials Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL September 29, 2018 Last Friday night, yeah we danced on tabletops. Yeah, we took too many shots. Think we kissed but I forgot! If you asked Katy Perry what last Friday night Continue Reading

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour – Detroit, MI – 08.28.2018

Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour ft. Charli XCX & Camila Cabello Ford Field Detroit, MI August 28, 2018 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Say my name and everything just stops, belts out Taylor Swift on her song “Dress” from her most recent release, reputation. With her current stadium tour, this rings true, Continue Reading

Album Review: Trophy Eyes “The American Dream”

Words by Nina Tadic Australian punk band Trophy Eyes has done it again with their new release, The American Dream. The initial impression of the new album, for any seasoned fan of the band, will be that it is poppy, soft, or radio-oriented from the get-go. However, this is far from the reality of The American Continue Reading

Album Review: Casey “Where I Go When I Am Sleeping”

Words by Nina Tadic Where I Go When I Am Sleeping, Casey’s highly anticipated sophomore record, has been released for less than a day, and in that time has made waves. On the band’s 2016 release, Love Is Not Enough, the band did an good job of establishing their style, both sonically and Continue Reading

Tonight Alive, Silverstein, Picturesque // Chicago, IL 02.24.18

Tonight Alive & Silverstein with Picturesque, Broadside (not pictured) Concord Hall Chicago, IL February 24, 2018 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic  In Chicago, a city that is always moving, there is always something going on. On Saturday, February 24, there were quite a few concerts happening, and we were Continue Reading

Architects // Chicago, IL – 02.22.18

Architects with Stick to Your Guns, Counterparts House of Blues Chicago, IL February 22, 2018 Words and Photos by Nina Tadic  On a typical Thursday night, it’s not a poor assumption to make that most people are exhausted from work or school, busy with their everyday lives, and ready for Continue Reading