ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA KOELLNER Written by Amanda Koellner Would it be a music festival in Chicago without sweltering heat and/or torrential downpour? Of course not, and Pitchfork 2K19 sweetly offered up both, leaving many—particularly on Saturday—wondering: sweat, rain, or voluntary/desperate self-douse? Despite the less than ideal weather conditions (and wet hair), of course ample … Read more
Photo by Amanda Koellner Greetings from the Windy City! We’re wildly excited for Pitchfork Music Fest’s 12th birthday party this weekend, featuring the likes of LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, and Solange. The lineup is stacked as ever, so check out our preview playlist and be sure to come back for full photo gallery … Read more
ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA KOELLNER Eaux Claires Troix: Squish-Squash the Muck By Amanda Koellner “Should clouds scrub the sun from the sky, we are willing to weather the wetness, squish-squash the muck, and raise our cheeks to the drench knowing the raindrops will not go solid, that the only ice in sight floats clinkey-clink in … Read more
Words by Amanda Koellner “I guess you could say I’m one of the neighbors,” said local author Michael Perry from the Eaux Claires main stage moments before Bon Iver premiered 22, A Million in Justin Vernon’s tranquil hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He continued, “From the moment of inception, this festival has been built on … Read more
ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA KOELLNER We love us some Dev Hynes. Of course, you probably know him as Blood Orange, the dude who released Freetown Sound earlier this year, one of our favorites from 2016. If you haven’t listened to that one yet, maybe fire it up while you enjoy these photos by Amanda Koellner.
ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA KOELLNER Photos and Words by Amanda Koellner Pitchfork Music Festival turned 11 this year and decided to gift Chicagoans with a Union Park party marked by some of the best weather the weekend’s seen in years, an onslaught of incredible local acts (shouts to Twin Peaks, Whitney, Homme, et. all), and … Read more