- Mild High Club: This eclectic group is specifically for those of us who need to unwind a little. Their elongated rhythms and methodical placement of notes in a sequential order convey a modern sense of relaxation and positivity to anyone who listens.
Songs: “Homage,” “Tessellation.”
- Ezra Furman: Whatever mood you’re in: defeated or upbeat, lost or found Ezra Furman has a song for it. His music mix elements of classic rock with new age pop and clever lyrics to showcase everything that you have been missing out on.
Songs: “Mysterious Power,” “Little Piece of Trash.”
- Beirut: There is a lot to be said about a good rhythm in music. It highlights the best part of the song, and if it is altered in any way, the song completely changes. Beirut is the perfect example of how rhythm can create a song. While their lyrics and song are good, their rhythm is beautiful and unmistakable.
Songs: “No No No,” “Gibraltar.”
- Foxygen: Rock was meant to break tradition, so they should never mix or work together. Foxygen proves that wrong. This group uses their unique sound and lyrics to attract indie audiences from all over. With their mellow rock and contemporary jazz, they prove that sometimes opposites attract.
Songs: “Follow the Leader,” “How Can You Really.”
- Belle & Sebastian: For those really happy days, when you’re feeling yourself and everything around you, pop in an earbud and listen to Belle & Sebastian. But don’t worry, the upbeat sounds don’t distract from their brilliant and genuine lyrics.
Songs: “Piazza New York Catcher,” “Boy with the Arab Strip.”
- Tom Rosenthal: Tom Rosenthal is a good, wholehearted man, that he creates his music to match his persona. His slow melodies belong in the clouds.
Songs: “Middle of My Mind,” “All of them Dreams.”
- Apache Relay: This band from Nashville, Tennessee creates very sentimental folk-rock music. Think Mumford and Sons, but with a chiller vibe.
Songs: “Power Hungry Animals,” “Good as Gold.”
- Happy Fits: A foot-tapping, feel-good band, The Happy Fits create music very true to their name. It’s suggested you listen to them when you are in a good mood or want to be in one because they are sure to cheer you up. A bonus about this band is that they use their music to raise money for various charities!
Discovery Playlist: "Foreign Bodies" - Radiation City, "Seattle Party"- Chastity Belt, "Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)"- Father John Misty, "Man in the Sixties"- Balue, "Hunk Beach"- the Walters, "Lost in the Light"- the Bahamas, "In This Shirt"- The Irrepressibles, "Archie, Marry Me"- Alvvays
Vulfpeck- May 6th- Metro- Chicago- 7:00pm
Frankie Cosmos- May 12th- Vic Theatre- Chicago- 7:00 pm
Father John Misty- May 15th- Chicago Theatre- Chicago- 6:30 pm
Tears for Fears- May 15th- Allstate Arena- Chicago- 7:00 pm
Mac DeMarco- May 16th- Vic Theatre- Chicago- 7:30 pm