Goose Island Brewery Co. is turning 30 and throwing a monthlong party in Chicago.
Current musical obsessions of singer-songwriter Rob Nicholas, CPS teacher Paul DeNovi, and Reader digital content editor Tal Rosenberg
The New York MC does his outsized persona right with his first single from his forthcoming major-label debut.
Five honors students from Chicago rap’s freshman class: Alex Wiley, Saba, Spenzo, Taylor Bennett, and ZMoney
Boka’s ten, Alinea’s number nine, and Action Bronson is back and hungry.
Pitchfork lineup predictions, Charlemagne Palestine’s long-overdue return to Chicago, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, January 24
The best shows to see through Sunday include Chicago Psych Fest V, Henry Butler, Action Bronson, and Los Campesinos!
The Chicago-via-Michigan DIY label celebrates the milestone with a retrospective compilation showcasing some of the electric sounds its released since 2010.
Is the world ready for hip-hop food TV?
The latest from the Evanston-reared rapper with the Flubber-like flow is packed with local talent.
The Closed Sessions marquee rapper dropped his debut yesterday, and its experimental, maximalist pop sound is part of what makes it so endearing.
Where else can you hear ZZ Top’s “I Gotsta Get Paid” and E-40’s “I’m Laced” in the same place?
Musical obsessions of MC Tree and Fake Shore Drive’s Andrew Barber
Moombahton, tribal guachero, electro-pop, hip-hop, and more—all for free on Saturday at Mad Decent’s contribution to Chicago’s street-fest season