Music lover and danceaholic. Contributing writer since 2011. Cut my teeth on ska and punk shows in a church hall, can now be found getting down to everything from funk and deep house to metal. Reach out about whatever makes you dance like a monkey.

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Music lover and danceaholic. Contributing writer since 2011. Cut my teeth on ska and punk shows in a church hall, can now be found getting down to everything from funk and deep house to metal. Reach out about whatever makes you dance like a monkey.

Live Review: Riot Fest 2015 in Chicago

Tens of thousands descended upon Douglas Park last weekend for the 2015 edition of Riot Fest, braving rain and a whole lot of mud to see an absolutely stacked lineup of music ranging from punk to reggae to metal to funk. Despite mucked up shoes and odd logistical issues, Riot Fest was absolutely...

Ticket Giveaway: CHVRCHES @ The Shrine, 10/17

Chvrches is playing the Shrine in Los Angeles this month in support of their latest album, Every Open Eye, and Rabbits Black is giving away 2 tickets to one lucky contest winner. The Glasgow trio’s new release, released September 25th, deals with the emotions of ending and moving on from relationships. In a masterful sophomore...

Show Alert: The Darkness @ The Glass House, 10/9

It’s not too late to score tickets to see The Darkness at Pomona on Friday, October 9th. Made up of brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain, and Rufus Tiger Taylor, the Darkness stole our hearts back in 2003 with the rapturous track, “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” before embarking on...

Riot Fest Chicago: Must See Acts of 2015

Riot Fest Chicago kicks off tomorrow! Here’s your roadmap for the weekend. Friday: Get An Early Start Planning on strolling in after work on Friday, or not showing up til Saturday? Suck it up, call out sick, and get in early lest you miss these great early acts. Seriously, Riot Fest...