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Lollapalooza Day One in Photos: Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Phantogram, CHVRCHES, Warpaint, Lykke Li, Blood Orange, Iggy Azalea, Courtney Barnett, Lucius, Royal Blood, Temples, Gemini Club, Johnnyswim

All photos by Jason Gonulsen Day One of Lollapalooza featured terrific sets by Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Phantogram, CHVRCHES, Lykke Li, Warpaint, Blood Orange, Courtney Barnett, Royal Blood, Temples, Lucius, and many more. Please enjoy these photos by Jason Gonulsen. TEMPLES LUCIUS COURTNEY BARNETT J RODDY WALSTON  WARPAINT JOHNNYSWIM of Verona GEMINI CLUB MEG MYERS IGGY … Read more

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10 to Spin | Fallulah

Photo by Simon Birk Of course, it’s a familiar formula for a song: summer comes, and a relationship ends. And Fallulah’s latest, “He’ll Break Up With You When Summer Comes,” is just that on the surface — an old routine. But there is something about her voice when she sings, “You motherfucking asshole, you make … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Charli XCX – “I’ll Never Know”

Though winter has been unseasonably warm for most of us, the air outside remains sharp and chilly here in Chicago (it is still February after all) and has us hankering for warmer climes. Charli XCX, the UK’s latest upstart pop presence, is here to help. “I’ll Never Know” is a steel drum accented pop gem … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers

Swedish pop-rock-tart Lykke Li impressed critics and enthralled listeners with her infectious 2008 debut Youth Novels. Wounded Rhymes, Lykke’s second LP, will be released on March 1st in the U.S. (on her own LL records). A couple of months ago, she offered up the sexy “Get Some” as a tasty morsel to hold fans over … Read more

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10 to Spin | James Vincent McMorrow

A couple of weeks ago, we introduced you to Irish born singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow and his impeccable single, “If I Had a Boat.” McMorrow’s debut record, Early in the Morning, will be released here in the U.S. tomorrow on Vagrant Records. We were able to catch up with James as he prepares for a … Read more