There’s a kind of chocolate-meets-peanut butter kismet in the Hideout hosting People Under the Stares, the monthly comedy series produced by local record label Drag City. If the Hideout is […]
“Chicago is different because it’s not on a coast, it’s different from New York or Los Angeles because you have the right to fail. You get more than one chance. […]
A recap of last weekend’s HoZac Blackout at the Velvet Perineum in Logan Square, with photos by Rob Karlic.
Recommended and notable shows, including Melvins, Reading Rainbow, Radian, Anna Calvi, Sloan, Chrissy Murderbot, and more
HIP-HOP | Vic Spencer goes in on Odd Future Advance copies of Tyler, the Creator’s Goblin were hard to come by, and his label, XL Recordings, managed to keep it […]
As “the seventh member” of Monty Python, Neil Innes helped write “The Philosopher’s Song” (“Immanuel Kant was a real pissant / Who was very rarely stable”), did the whistling for […]
Recommended and notable shows, including Cola Freaks, Woods of Ypres, James Blake, Childish Gambino, and more
Recommended and notable shows, including A-Trak, Baby Dee, Destruction, Neil Young, Calle 13, Jonathan Richman, and more
Artist Jan Tichy plans to memorialize Cabrini-Green as it falls.
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: the Robert Glasper Trio, Xray Eyeballs, Dawnbringer, Godspeed You! Emporer Black, Francois K, Agalloch, Steve Coleman & Five Elements, Danielson, and more.
The Atlantic gets a little too fucking precious when it tries placing @MayorEmanuel in a broader literary context.
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Cleared, Yann Tiersen, ICE with John Luther Adams, Low Anthem, Weedeater, Ramma Lamma, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Chicago Symphony Orchestra featuring Leif Ove Andsnes, Beans, Dismemberment Plan, Motorhead and more.
Econoline give their all to do right by the Minutemen’s masterpiece at a benefit for Girls Rock! Chicago.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Algebro, Lauryn Hill, Mondo Drag, Zelienople, Jason & Alison of Verbow, Dylan LeBlanc, Moonstone Continuum, Tony Conrad, Arnold Steinhardt, Estrogen Highs, Afrika Bambaataa, Nightlands