“Right before the shelter-in-place got announced, we started thinking: OK, how can we help?”
Trey Gruber of up-and-coming Laurel Canyon-style rockers Parent has died at age 26.
Experimental Sound Studio cofounder and executive director Lou Mallozzi is stepping down—and the rest of the staff is stepping up.
Reviews of new music by Flesh Panthers, J Fernandez, Lil Durk, the Singleman Affair, T.B. Arthur, and the Valenteens
Reviews of 15 current releases from all over the world of music: Deerhunter, Altar of Plagues, and lots more
Details about the impressive lineup for Friday’s benefit for drummer Frank Rosaly at Experimental Sound Studio
Drummer Frank Rosaly gets robbed, Zath debuts on vinyl, and Gnarfest brings the punk to Lolla weekend
Plus: A transformed Singer returns for a second album, and Parallax Sounds, a doc on Chicago architecture and music, needs your support
Peter Margasak, Reader music critic Swedish Azz’s Azz Appeal: Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson leads an excellent quintet through sincere but freewheeling interpretations of tunes from his homeland’s golden era of mainstream jazz in the 50s and 60s. Stickmen’s Insatiable: Once every year or two I pull out this CD, which collects every recording by Philadelphia’s […]
As Birthmark, Nate Kinsella does it all—and on his new second album, he does it all better.