Photo Gallery: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard/Amyl and the Sniffers @ The Riviera (Chicago, IL) 6/10/18

Amyl and the Sniffers got the crowd more than warmed up with ultra high energy tracks and a vintage rock performance style. One of their top tracks, "I'm Not a Loser" which includes the too-true lyrics "People look at me like I'm a hooker, but I just wanna be a venue booker" hits home for many … Continue reading Photo Gallery: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard/Amyl and the Sniffers @ The Riviera (Chicago, IL) 6/10/18

Concert Recap: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard with Mild High Club

In the wake of their collaborative album, Sketches of Brunswick East, Australian psych giants King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard shook the walls of Lincoln Hall with the help of Mild High Club on September 24 and 25. The vastly different styles of Mild High Club and King Gizzard come together wonderfully on their collaborative album … Continue reading Concert Recap: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard with Mild High Club

Concert Recap: Homeshake, Divino Niño, and Pixel Grip @ The Empty Bottle

The line at the door was long, but most of the people waiting were hopefuls trying to get in for Homeshake's sold out show at the Empty Bottle. Openers Pixel Grip and Divino Niño got the crowd going with their vastly different sounds. By the end of the night, the applauses sounded like they were … Continue reading Concert Recap: Homeshake, Divino Niño, and Pixel Grip @ The Empty Bottle

A Garage Rock Homecoming: Three Nights of Twin Peaks

Without Twin Peaks, Slime Time Magazine probably would not exist, so of course the slimy team got together for three days of Twin Peaks shows, which have become somewhat of a tradition for all of us. This tradition began for us way back in 2013 when Mackenzie and I went to see Arctic Monkeys. We … Continue reading A Garage Rock Homecoming: Three Nights of Twin Peaks

Concert Recap: Hinds with Cold Fronts at Thalia Hall

This past Monday, Hinds played their first Chicago show at Thalia Hall with opening band Cold Fronts. Even though it was a cold night in October, they brought some sunshine from Madrid to Thalia Hall's 'In the Round' stage (which is actually rectangular, but I digress). Before the show, I was completely unfamiliar with Cold … Continue reading Concert Recap: Hinds with Cold Fronts at Thalia Hall