Reaction NYE was a Warehouse Party for the Masses

When I think of New Year’s Eve warehouse parties, I like to imagine secret locations announced a mere 24 hours before, with little-known DJs spinning until the wee-hours of the morning. And while those are incredibly fun, React decided to take a new approach to the idea this year by bringing a full-fledged, two-day festival to a convention center just outside of Chicago. And between two huge stages, incredible lights, an arcade stage, and a skate park, they transformed the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center into a warehouse party that anyone could attend, and it worked out beautifully.
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I Went to see Purity Ring and Wrote About Teenagers Instead

I don’t know when 16-year-olds started having good taste in music, but the instant I saw the line of adolescent hipsters-in-training wrapped around Crofoot, I knew the crowd was going to be almost as entertaining as the performers...