Some musicians are admired (the crowd goes “Wow,”) while others are adored (the crowd goes “Aww”). Chicago-based rapper Noname, with her permanently lit up doe-eyes, her full giggles, and her boundless charm, is really, really adorable.
Bands don’t exist for the purpose of being popular, but there’s something a bit unfortunate about Fleet Foxes’ relationship with fame.
Saadiq’s positive energy has no bounds. He even made a story about his brother dying of a heroin overdose uplifting.
Each year, Pitchfork uses its high-profile festival as an opportunity to bring attention to local Chicago-based musicians.