In the 2010s, Alicia Walter led criminally underappreciated Chicago band Oshwa, who played dizzying, dramatic math-rock with the finesse of a tween Mensa member simultaneously solving three Rubik’s Cubes. Walter moved to New York in 2016, the same year Oshwa released their final album, I We You Me, but her Chicago connections remain strong: this […]
The famous folks mingling at Pitchfork last weekend included Taylor Bennett, who’s playing an antiviolence fund-raiser for Kids Off the Block.
Like Merrill Garbus, this band’s singer forgoes sultry front-woman crooning in favor of something headier and more interesting.
Current musical obsessions of Oshwa’s Alicia Walter and My Gold Mask’s Gretta Rochelle
Icy Demons bassist Griffin Rodriguez needs help bouncing back from a bike crash, and more.
Silver apples for the Owl’s Silver Apples show, the CFA’s second annual media mixer, and more.
A veteran of Chicago’s DIY punk scene drops a great jam about ice cream that draws upon R&B and rap, and just in time for summer.