Homeboy Sandman – WNUR Streetbeat Interview

Got a chance to chop it up over the phone with New York rapper, Homeboy Sandman. He’s been releasing music for several years now, ever since dropping out of University of Pennsylvania a semester short of graduating. Get better acquainted with him and find out about his influences, upcoming projects and more. Also, watch him […]

MikeQ & Cakes Da Killa – WNUR Streetbeat Interview

Last week, Streetbeat had the honor of sending two of our DJs to spin at VIA Fest, a 5-day long affair presented by Chicago curators Them Flavors. They just brought in some of the best and brightest underground talent both locally and abroad for a series of intimate shows – and they called on us […]

WNUR Sponsors First Chicago VIA Fest 2014!

Founded in 2010, Via Fest has become a premier festival in Pittsburgh exploring the intersection among emerging music, new media art, and technology. This year, for the first time ever, Via Fest is partnering up with Them Flavors and LVL3 to host a week of events right in our backyard of Chicago–and WNUR’s sponsoring it! […]

Deptford Goth Live in Studio

This Saturday the 16th we have Deptford Goth in studio for Streetbeat’s first installment of Airplay Live. Contact sgtpercy@u.northwestern.edu to ask about attending! The London artist is stopping by WNUR to warm up before he performs at Schubas Tavern. In the mean time listen to one of his newest tracks (I don’t think the old […]

Searchl1te Recorded Live @ Smart Bar w/ Jamie XX

Searchl1te recorded live at Smart Bar in Chicago, September 26, 2013. This is Part 1 of 2, the set that opened the evening… …and this is Part 2 of 2, the set that he played midnight til 1am to a full house.