Alex Grelle and Jesse Morgan Young’s Floor Show premiered in a brief electric run in February 2020 at the Chopin. The plan was to bring it back later that spring. But then . . . you know. Blessedly, this compelling exploration/channeling of the chameleonic (and always self-aware) spirit of David Bowie—to call it a “tribute […]
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Round Trip Records opens its brick-and-mortar shop after almost two years of pandemic delays
Chicago has a brand-new record store: Round Trip Records in North Park! Co-owner Paul Nixon says the shop has been in the works since November 2019, when he left his longtime gig at Laurie’s Planet of Sound. Shortly he and Round Trip co-owner David Baker started selling records online and at the Chicagoland Record & CD […]
Alex Grelle is back with grelley.
Alex Grelle’s second livestream special breaks out of the confines of his home for something bigger than ever.
Holy Trinity is a trip to gay church
The Chicago production looks at sexuality, religion, and subordination in all forms.
Dehd focus their sound and their hearts on the new Flower of Devotion
Chicago trio Dehd add studio polish and hard life lessons to their fusion of postpunk and garage folk.
Alex Grelle is the new David Bowie
The transformative performer channels the legendary artist for the completely original, electric Floor Show.
What were you watching, reading, or listening to when you first came out?
Twenty-two LGBTQ+ Chicagoans share their personal touchstones.
Jesse Morgan Young of Baathhaus on why you shouldn’t piss off Peaches
Plus: Actor Alex Grelle on the best songs in Robert Altman’s Nashville, the Reader‘s Kevin Warwick on the best way to listen to nasty noise-rock, and more