How Freddie Gibbs went from pimp to Pitchfork
Since the departure of singer-guitarist Jeff Carrillo, Mahjongg has taken a couple steps closer to the club.
The sweet hooks in Radar Eyes’ trippy garage pop help the darkness go down.
Nachtmystium advances black metal by breaking all its rules.
Yawn are as ripe as bands get for plucking, but they’d rather record in the basement and give away their music for free.
For a band inspired by agoraphobia, Light Pollution spends very little time at home.
The long-gentrifying neighborhood gets two new indie stores in one week.
LCD Soundsystem makes the neurotic energy of New York feel like something you can escape into.
The Numero Group’s clever revenge. Plus: new local releases from G.O.D. Jewels, In Tall Buildings, and the Interiors
Two of Chicago’s earliest punk bands, Da and Tutu & the Pirates, reunite for a double record-release party.
Krautrock, Italo-disco, prog, noise, electro, and house come together in genuine body-moving music.
Is rap ready for Emanuel Vinson, a black, bisexual video-game geek who’s into indie rock?
What makes Disappears special is what they won’t let themselves do.
There are legions behind the Singleman Affair’s ambitious psych folk.
The Chicago dance style footwork already has MTV’s attention. But footwork music may be too weird for mainstream ears.