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Share our music. Win things in the process.

Yo! Village Party CDs are on their way and we want to give away a signed copy before they get here and go on-sale to the masses.  

Share our music. Win things in the process.

Yo! Village Party CDs are on their way and we want to give away a signed copy before they get here and go on-sale to the masses.  

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[CS Photos] Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis & Mick Jenkins Rock Metro

[CS Photos] @earlxsweat, @DomoGenesis, & @FreeMickJenkins Rock @MetroChicago

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In case you were under a rock this past weekend, Chicago played host to a great cast of musicians as Union Park opened its doors for the yearly Pitchfork Festival. Aside from that, a slew of artists rocked smaller venues while they were in the city, Earl Sweatshirt included who put down a great show at the Metro on Saturday night with auditory accompaniment from Domo Genesis & Mick Jenkins. The…

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4 Finalists For The On Our Radar - theWHOevers Contest

4 Finalists For The On Our Radar - theWHOevers Contest (@ArjayeJeter @brownsahater @Roosevelt_Titan @TheSpect)

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Artists from all over the the city sent in music in hopes of earning an opening spot at the upcoming theWHOevers, Palmer Squares & Add-2 concert.  We sifted through all the submissions, and selected four emcees that we think could be a good fit.  Below you will find music from each finalist.  Check out the record they submitted, hit up their soundcloud page and let us know who you dig the most…

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This Week’s On Our Radar (7/19)

This week’s On Our Radar post w/ @MonsterMike197 @MurphWatkins @ChrisCrackNDC @SaintMillie773 @DeathViaLove & more

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I don’t think I realized it while it was happening, but looking back on it, this week has been crazy busy for the Chicago scene. There were multiple dope shows during the week, plus this weekend played host to a bunch of after parties considering the flood of artists for Pitchfork, but that doesn’t even touch on all the new songs/videos that dropped–it was probably pretty hard to dodge the…

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[CS Event] Official @NorthCoastFest After Party featuring @ALLANKNGDM, @Alex_Wiley, @sabaPIVOT & @ABillionYoung

If you’ve paying close attention, Closed Sessions has a busy couple months planned as summer rides to its conclusion and fall begins.

[CS Event] Official @NorthCoastFest After Party featuring @ALLANKNGDM, @Alex_Wiley, @sabaPIVOT & @ABillionYoung

If you’ve paying close attention, Closed Sessions has a busy couple months planned as summer rides to its conclusion and fall begins.

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[On Our Radar Contest] Open Up for Add-2, Palmers Squares, & theWHOevers

We’re back w/another On Our Radar Contest to open up for @add2theMC, @PalmerSquares, @theWHOevers

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Last fall we hosted an On Our Radar contest with 1833 that gave Mick Jenkins the opportunity to open up for The Jet Life Tour.  Today we’re back with another On Our Radar contest, offering a chance for one artist or band to perform on 7/25 at Lincoln Hall along with The Palmer Squares, Add-2, & theWHOevers.  This show is going to be a good one, & if feel you fit the vibe, this is a great…

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[New Release] @AVillaMusic: “The Warrior, The Philosopher, & The Rebel” feat. @FAMEMOP, @realcormega & @KillerMikeGTO

Although the year is more than halfway done, don’t think for a second that Closed Sessions is slowing down.

[New Release] @AVillaMusic: “The Warrior, The Philosopher, & The Rebel” feat. @FAMEMOP, @realcormega & @KillerMikeGTO

Although the year is more than halfway done, don’t think for a second that Closed Sessions is slowing down.

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[CS Photos] Christmas In Chicago

[CS Photos] Christmas In Chicago (@MickeyChristmas)

IMG_7461In a scene and genre where an artist’s personality can easily be overshadowed by high expectations for frequent releases or to adopt a certain sound, when an artist can make an impact by being 100% themselves, they truly deserve some praise. Enter Michael Christmas who, over the course of the past year, has significantly raised his national profile through genuine, quality releases, including his…

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Peep the fan premiered Alex Wiley x Statik Selektah: “Future Guns”

Today we got a new leak from the one & only Alex Wiley.  This record was done for Statik Selektah and part of his LP, 

Peep the fan premiered Alex Wiley x Statik Selektah: “Future Guns”

Today we got a new leak from the one & only Alex Wiley.  This record was done for Statik Selektah and part of his LP, 

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This Week’s On Our Radar (7/13)

This Week’s On Our Radar with @ChrisCrackNDC @theWHOevers @CadillacDuke @YoungGiftzFOC @franklynraps @THEGTW & more

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With summer in full effect, we seem to be in the midst of a lot of artists’ promo runs before they drop their project later in the season, or at the top of fall. With that being said, this week played host to a wide variety of new material, including videos and songs from some of Chicago’s best up-and-comers. This On Our Radar post truly puts a gauge meter to the diverse movements in…

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