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Circuit des Yeux, “Fantasize the Scene”

Fantasies of companionship linger in flux.

Bully and Fake Limbs at Empty Bottle

Normally we wouldn’t support encountering Bully and Fake Limbs in the same night but in this instance, it was fine.

METZ and Oozing Wound at Lincoln Hall

Sub Pop’s METZ and Thrill Jockey’s Oozing Wound perform together in Chicago.

Föllakzoid and The Holydrug Couple at Empty Bottle

Two Chilean bands perform in one of our favorite venues in Chicago.

Jenny Lewis at The Vic Theatre

The Voyager known as Jenny Lewis performed in The Windy City on Monday night.

Gnar Wave Rangers, mtvghosts, and The Symposium at Emporium

Smoke weed errday.  Or not.  Do what you want.

Lightning Bolt and Oozing Wound at Empty Bottle

You guys see Whiplash?  That drummer had an oozing wound.

Tweens, Proud Parents, Son of a Gun, and more at Bric-A-Brac Records

We spent Record Store Day with a few bands and Robocop in Chicago.

WAND, Heaters, EGO, and Melkbelly at Empty Bottle

Melkbelly, EGO, Heaters, and WAND perform in Chicago on Easter Sunday.

Disappears, Suuns, Bitchin Bajas, and Mouth Captain at Garfield Park Conservatory

The Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago is one of the largest conservatories in the United States.

Freeman and Velcro Lewis Group at Tonic Room

Photographer Allison Taich first took live music photos at an Aaron Freeman solo acoustic show on January 10, 2006 at Tonic Room.

The Vaselines and Amanda X at Empty Bottle

At the church of The Vaselines, we learned that Jesus doesn’t want us for a sunbeam.

Moritat Make The Best Mistakes

Never perfect, always worth it.

Most Excellent Images 2014

Impose photographers attended many, many events in 2014. Here are the very best images that we published all year long.

2014 Festivals and Hype

Photographs from various festivals of all sizes in the US and abroad. Crowdsurfing not required.