The slick, profusely illustrated, approximately $300,000 draft plan says little to nothing about Chicago's rich musical community and makes no specific acknowledgement of any of the city’s vibrant indigenous sounds and subcultures.
King Krule dealt with a serious setback that had nothing to do with poor artistic decisions: he was scheduled opposite fan favorite Beach House. Nevertheless, this appeared to be one of the most sparsely attended shows of the festival.
If Chromatics were playing music for a dark disco, Danny Brown was at the strip club at the end of the block. Very much a party rapper, Brown is more concerned with describing very specific sexual acts in very specific detail than flexing his formidible skills in wordplay and flow.