From 1900 to 1905, his photographs captured slices of everyday life.
Chicago label Sanzimat International documents the Lithuanian diaspora with three new tapes, including one with Vyto B, creator of 70s outsider classic Tricentennial 2076.
Chicago violist, singer, and organist Whitney Johnson completes her Matchess Trilogy with the occult healing songs of the new Sacracorpa.
Gossip Wolf: New blood in Anatomy of Habit, a new band from Josh Chicoine of the M’s, and a new mixtape from Alex Wiley
A new track from two of the 1900s
Taking place along the six-block corridor of Randolph between Peoria and Racine, the Taste of Randolph Street features lots of food and three days of live music on two stages, Fri-Sun 6/17-6/19. Friday the music starts at 5 PM and includes the Heavy and Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers on the west stage (Randolph […]
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 from leaking until just days before its release date—but it seems like every music critic alive wrote about Tyler and Odd Future before the album […]
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows
A local concert blogger angles for a gear upgrade. Plus: A new sorta-supergroup makes its live debut, Psalm One eases the wait for her next LP, Bee Control start work on their first album, and more.
Falling as usual on the third Saturday in April (4/16), the vinyl nerd’s favorite made-up holiday is celebrating its fifth year of celebrating independently owned record stores. This year’s Record Store Day attempts a coup d’etat against what the organizers call “online retailers or corporate behemoths” with the help of more than 700 stores in […]
The expansive Logan Square festival features a lineup of top shelf local music and nearly 30 curated gallery exhibitions.
Perez Hilton hearts the 1900s.
Day two of South by Southwest
Miles Raymer’s first entry from SXSW.