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  • Pitchfork Music Festival: Sunday

    Write-up by Ellise Shafer Photos by Finn Hewes Japanese Breakfast When it came time for her set, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast practically jumped her way on stage. Her undeniable energy was also exhibited in her outfit, consisting of a long-sleeved racing top, sparkly skirt, and space-buns hairstyle. Originating from Philadelphia, Zauner showcased her multi-instrumentalist […]

  • A Conversation with Paul Cherry

    Interview conducted by Ellise Shafer Photos by Finn Hewes After he opened Saturday’s lineup at Pitchfork Fest, I got the chance to sit down with Paul Cherry (on a cool art installation). Here’s what the Chicago musician had to say about touring Europe, the Chitown music scene, and his upcoming collaborations. ES: You just finished […]

  • Pitchfork Music Festival: Saturday

    Write-up by Ellise Shafer Photos by Finn Hewes Paul Cherry Chicago native Paul Cherry opened the second day of the festival. His yacht rock dream pop fusion of a sound provided good vibes and had the crowd swaying in agreement upon the first song, “Hello Again.” While Cherry played guitar, his extremely talented band backed […]

  • Pitchfork Music Festival: Friday

    Write-up by Ellise Shafer Photos by Finn Hewes Tierra Whack Our first set of the day was Tierra Whack, the rapper that Pitchfork booked after Earl Sweatshirt canceled on Monday. Whack was accompanied by her DJ, Zach, who warmed up the crowd by playing hits such as “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley and “Feel Good Inc” […]