Consequence of Sound: Forecastle 2014 Photo Essay

Consequence of Sound: Forecastle 2014 Photo Essay

The festival that started as a small local affair in a city park has grown over the past decade into one of the largest annual music festivals in the Midwest. This year, Forecastle Festival saw record attendance – to the tune of 80,000 people – and one of the most...
Consequence of Sound: Forecastle 2014 City Guide

Consequence of Sound: Forecastle 2014 City Guide

FOOD El Mundo – 2345 Frankfort Ave. Remember that episode ofThe Simpsons where like Homer eats that pan-dimensional atomic chili that sends him into an alternate universe where he befriends the wolf voiced by Johnny Cash? That’s El Mundo’s margaritas. El Mundo might...
Consequence of Sound’s Aux Out: From the Outside Looking Out

Consequence of Sound’s Aux Out: From the Outside Looking Out

The summer after my junior year of college was one of those dips in my life where I started feeling a reflexive boredom with music. At the time, I lucked into a cool job booking bands at the town’s largest venue, The Dame. Unless we had booked a larger national artist...
Consequence of Sound’s Aux Out: The Semantics of Post Rock

Consequence of Sound’s Aux Out: The Semantics of Post Rock

I tend to think that the term “post rock” is pretentious, the same way whenever someone drops “post-whatever” outside the context of a term paper how it’s almost always lazy and represents an unwillingness to look closer at shifting trend.  I considered...