Queens of the Stone Age

Must-see sets at Lollapalooza 2013

Need to plan your itinerary for three days of tunes at Chicago’s Grant Park? We’ve done it for you, and Friday’s alignment is near perfect – complete with a dinner break. Also, graciously, we’ve directed you away from the glow-stick-raving teenagers.


Concert Photos: Foals @ Metro (Chicago, IL)

Oxford, England-based indie-rock quintet Foals, which described the sound on its most recent album, Total Life Forever, as “tropical prog,” just wrapped up a worldwide tour that spanned the better part of three months. The band made a stop at Metro in Chicago during the tour’s last leg. Contributing photographer Drew Reynolds was there to capture these moody shots, whose dichotomous qualities of grain and softness reflect the band’s ability to straddle gritty synth pop and more melodic, down-tempo folk.


Foals: Eclectic Indie Brits Face the Music

Pop music in the Oxford music scene sticks out like a sore thumb — but Foals seem to get it right, with cross-cultural references, a brass section, and one-liner lyrics, the band is doing what they love and gaining followers from people all over the world.