In March 2021, Gossip Wolf was bowled over by the debut demo from local grindcore crew Organ Failure. The band packed four merciless rippers into three thoroughly unwholesome minutes, whetting […]
Jackie Ross had a smash with “Selfish One” in 1964—but that just happens to be the best-selling single from her decades of great songs.
The editors and writers behind Punk Ethnography lead a reading and discussion Saturday afternoon at Corbett vs. Dempsey.
Plus: Drummer Charles Rumback on the indescribable Arto Lindsay, the Reader‘s Peter Margasak on Elyse Weinberg’s lost folk-rock treasure, and more
Aaron Cohen celebrates the publication of his new book about Aretha Franklin’s classic gospel album “Amazing Grace” with a free event at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday afternoon.
“People have given us all sorts of names–avant-garde, free jazz, new jazz,” pianist and composer Muhal Richard Abrams says, pretty much right off the bat. “We don’t accept those names, and I’d appreciate it if you didn’t use them in connection with my work.”