GTM #008

August 4, 2015
Get ready, folks! For this issue, we’re taking you to funky town with an all new GTM Exclusive featuring Alex Wasily of the Chicago-based jazz/funk group – HipTrip! We got some great moments to share from the studio as well as their album release party! Not only that, but we have a recap video from this year’s Factor New Gen Show, as well as a sick set of photos from Sami Grisafe’s latest concert at House of Blues – Chicago! 

Alex Wasily – GTM Exclusive //

For all of our funky jazz lovers out there, this one’s for you! We sat down with trombonist/leader, Alex Wasily, of the Chicago based group – HipTrip! Alex fills us in on how the group got started and some of their more memorable experiences performing around Chi! Check out their site and social media at the links below.

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Funk Party X //

HipTrip is famous for their outrageous funk parties, and their latest one for sure topped them all! Funk Party X, which was also the offical CD release party for HipTrip’s first ever album, was hosted at Canvas in Wicker Park, Chicago. Opening for the group was local groups – Nasty Snacks + Woo Park! Check out just how crazy it got with our coverage video here! If you like what you hear, you can purchase HipTrip’s album at the link below!

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Factor Chosen New Gen Show 2015 //

Factor Women’s annual New Gen Show was hosted on the I|O rooftop of the Godfrey Hotel, this year. We returned to capture the evening – Showing off the newest faces of Factor Women + Chosen Model Management, with an exclusive runway show for our industry fashionistas along with live music and cocktails. Check out the highlights here!

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Sami Grisafe (House of Blues – CHI) //

July 17th, 2015 – Sami Grisafe took over the main stage at House of Blues (Chicago!) If you want to see the full photo recap, click here!