They didn’t set out to play 90s alt-rock, but Gypsyblood do it better than most 90s alt-rock bands.
First Houses, now Dawn Golden & Rosy Cross: pop auteur Dexter Tortoriello can’t turn around without landing a record deal.
With his new Fabric mix, house-music legend Derrick Carter proves again what his fans have known for more than 20 years.
Audiotree’s plan to outlast conventional labels: serve more artists by giving them only what they ask for.
Chicago celebrates its third Dre Day as hip-hop’s favorite made-up holiday spreads across the continent.
Killer Moon had it pretty good in Florida, but they’d rather make a home in Chicago’s heavy-psych scene.
With an album of classic techno covers, the Dirtbombs rep for the utopian musical mix of America’s most maligned metropolis.
Smith Westerns beat the sophomore jinx, Kid Sister gives away a clubby mix, the Eternals debut as a duo, and more
Sun Splitter’s approach to doom metal is anything but typical—except for the amps.
The three friends behind brand-new local label BLVD Records want to give something back to the Chicago music scene.
As Birthmark, Nate Kinsella does it all—and on his new second album, he does it all better.
Rockie Fresh has only been rapping for two years, and his new mix tape is just his second release. But he’s already got some big names in his corner.
Rabble Rabble’s invigorating mix of stomping garage, tense punk, and acid-fried psychedelia
Amazon’s $3.99 deals are pushing prices down a slippery slope, and labels are pushing back.
Witch house refined, Million Dollar Mano’s million-dollar moment, Tyler Jon Tyler’s new-wave power pop, and more