TSM06_15-16_Trqpiteca

#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 ...

#FromTheVault: Rahim Salaam [TSM04]

#FromTheVault TSM04 August 2016 https://soundcloud.com/whataboutchicago Tune in to What About Chicago?! hosted by Rahim Salaam and Ben Moroney and take that walk among live art, music, entertainment, and culture in Chicago. Interview w/ Rahim Salaam Rahim Salaam wears many hats. He’s known as Uncle, the Mayor of DIY, the Amateur, Rageing Salaam. He has been making music and doing the DIY thing in Chicago for nearly 20 years, and has hosted a weekly podcast called What About Chicago?! for the past three years. TSM editor Sasha sat down with Rahim in his bedroom cluttered with art at Hostel Earphoria, the hostel/venue that he helps run, to talk about his roots in hip hop, ...