With the slew of attention that electronic music has garnered over the past few years, so comes an inundation of shows and events riding in on the tide.  To help sift through the sometimes daunting array of Chicago events, we’ve decided to revive that early helping hand in the form of a weekly Meiotic weekend event filter. Aptly titled and tagged as The Filter , we’re looking to help people key in on tasteful, innovative electronic music events in the Chicago area.


Post-4th Filter: Chosen Few Picnic, El-P, Moodymann, Advent, Westfest

Friday July 6 EL-P, Killer Mike, Mr Despot, Mr. Mutahf**kin’ Esquire 8:00pm | Bottom Lounge Changes: Justin Long & Davey 9:00pm | Beauty Bar Little Louie Vega, Kevin Hedge, Chosen Few DJ’s 10:00pm | The Mid Moodymann, John Simmons 10:00pm | Smartbar Wise Intelligent of Poor Righteous Teachers 9:00pm | The Shrine   Saturday July 6th Chosen Few […]<br>Read More &raquo;

The Chicago Filter for June 22-24:DJ Babu, Function, Rahaan, & much more

This weeks edition of the filter sees a techno-heavy Friday in Chicago, led by an appearance at Smartbar from FUNCTION of Sandwell District fame, as well an appearance from Dialated Peoples turntablist extraordinaire DJ BABU at the Shrine. Our pick of the weekend comes courtesy of the fine selectors at A Love Supreme, as they […]<br>Read More &raquo;

The Filter for June 15 - 17: Jill Scott, Dave Clarke, plus Spring Awakening

By this point, you’ve undoubtedly seen the onslaught of hype behind the massive  Spring Awakening taking over Soldier Field this weekend. As their touting of the current prevalence of “EDM” is in good hands, this weeks quick edition of The Filter pays heed to a couple other noteworthy events, notably Neo Soul songstress Jill Scott […]<br>Read More &raquo;

The Filter for June 1-3: Radioslave / PB Wolf @ DoDivision / Derrick Carter & more

The work-in-progress that is The Filter continues during this unusually spring-like start of June. The usual house and techno fix is fed with some residual stateside performances from DEMF and Mutek artists, and the street fests are in full swing as well, making their presence felt with some neat performances at Do-Division. For our pick of […]<br>Read More &raquo;

The Filter: De La Soul, Cheb I Sabbah Benefit, Frankie Knuckles, Apparat : Memorial Day Weekend 2012

Those subscribers to the early Meiotic newsletters back in 2002-2003 will recall our Chicago event recommendation email signatures, and our linking to m50’s local event page (which he still keeps up to this day), as well as to the old Modsquare site, amongst others. With the slew of attention that electronic music has garnered over the past […]<br>Read More &raquo;

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