L. Martin: Playful Enemy

September 22, 2017 marked what was arguably the saddest day of my young life. Okay, maybe I am being a little dramatic, but it was definitely in the top five. On that dark, dreary Friday afternoon, Chicago’s ow...

November Jams playlist

If you take a look at the songs on this playlist, you’re probably having a lot of trouble figuring out the theme. What makes all of these songs similar? The short answer is nothing. The long answer is that they...

Summer Salt: Happy Camper

Last month, Summer Salt released their first full length album, “Happy Camper,” which, in my opinion, is the best album of the fall. Blending the sound of beachy 60s pop-rock with a modern lo-fi undertone, Summ...

Alt Pop playlist

Of all the subgenres of alternative music, nothing is more feel-good than alternative pop. Bursting with energy and charisma, indie pop songs typically have an element of uniqueness that sets them apart from ma...

Alt Study Tunes playlist

It’s midterm season, which basically means we’re all studying around the clock for the next couple of weeks. Obviously, the best part of studying is listening to background music. I’ve studied to all kinds of m...

Hippo Campus: Bambi

On September 28th, Hippo Campus came out with their second studio album, “Bambi.” The young band made a name for themselves with their debut album, “Landmark,” in early 2017, but they greatly step away from the...