Posts in 2017

6.19.2017 By peterm
Editor's note: Daniel Kayamba is one of our Bob Crewe Foundation interns this summer. He's a filmmaker, core member of Kesho Wazo, and will be attending Columbia College in Chicago this fall.  Weedeater, Black Wizard, Serial Hawk, and Sylvia rocked the stage last Friday with their intensity and high volume. This was my first heavy metal rock show ever and I had no idea what to expect.... MORE
5.16.2017 By genevieve
As part of our March REFRESH, we aimed to tackle some of the sound problems in our funky, brick-ceiling-laden room, by improving the actual acoustics in the space. The following is a summary of the work done, with some handy graphs to show exactly what we accomplished. First, a short primer on acoustics... Sound travels through the air much like ripples on the surface of a lake. When you drop... MORE
4.28.2017 By genevieve
      When we meet for coffee, Dylan Hausthor takes a moment to refocus his attention. The young artist has been working all day on a documentary project with his mentor and former professor, John Fireman of MECA. But as the co-founder of Wilt Press, an experimental studio that produces and prints gritty, witty, and often beautiful material sourced from local and international... MORE

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