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#FromTheVault: TRQPiTECA [TSM06]

#FromTheVault TSM06 December 2016 Interview w/ TRQPiTECA By Kekule Benzene Every month, two DJs curate paradise in Pilsen and call it TRQPiTECA. The decor (blowup palm trees, a sequined beach installation, iridescent streamers, and so much glitter), the lineup of performances (cabaret dancers, drag queens, performance artists, dommes), and the video art displayed on TV screens around the sports bar make TRQPiTECA more than a dance party. It is a sensory experience, it is a community gathering, and it is a DIY show. Kekule Benzene spoke with the creators about queer nightlife, house music and culture, and responsible curation. www.trqpiteca.club Cqqchifruit, a.k.a. Jac ...

TSM05_4-5_Nonzoo

#FromTheVault: 4 Rock Stars You Didn’t Know Were from Another Dimension: NONZOO, an Exclusive Exposé [TSM05]

#FromTheVault TSM05 October 2016 4 Rock Stars You Didn’t Know Were from Another Dimension: NONZOO, an Exclusive Exposé by Noah Jones The band Nonzoo has slowly integrated themselves into the Chicago music community since March 2016. They may seem like your classic weirdo charming punks, but when Sick Muse investigatory journalist Noah Jones sat down to talk them, he made a shocking discovery. The members of Nonzoo are not people—they are zeople. What’s more, they are not from Earth—they are from the planet Nonzoo. In fact, they are not even from this dimension. I know this sounds incredible but it is all true! They are alien beings, zeople from another mirror unive ...

TSM05_14-15_LiveArt

#FromTheVault: It’s Alive! Painting to Chicago’s Music [TSM05]

#FromTheVault TSM05 October 2016 Four artists painted during live shows in Chicago, bringing the colors and shapes of music to life. Liz Nerat. Emergence. Paint marker on salvaged windowpane. Painted at Mischief: Open Decks Night at ExitPresley Joy Paget. Go Higher. Acrylic on canvas. Painted to the music of Highness, live at the Tonic Room. The top black-and-white portion was painted before Highness played, and the bottom portion in color was painted during their set.Abena Motaboli. The Cataclysm In The She: Ensemble. Enamel paint, tea, coffee stains, glue, milk, india ink on canvas. Painted to the music of DXTR Spits and Warmth at The Corner Anniversary Show, the one year ...