Thursday at the Owl, Andy Ortmann and Taralie Peterson play solo sets to open for Body Love, the duo of Ka Baird and Michael Zerang.
The Chicago House Party levels up to ‘music festival’ for 2018, Andy Ortmann spends government money on subversive noise, and more.
Fronted by artist Gregory Jacobsen, Lovely Little Girls combine alien prog from the likes of Magma and Art Bears with abject histrionics and body horror.
Queer-friendly monthly party Switches of Eastwick launches at the Whistler, first-generation Chicago punks Silver Abuse celebrate a new album, and more.
Plus: Varsity tease their new garage-pop tape, and friends say farewell to beloved sound engineer John Emerson.
Whitehouse, Death in June, and other weirdo outsiders will be covered.
The industrial-music revival touches down at the Burlington tomorrow.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, January 3, 2013
Arty stuff to do this weekend
The Second Annual Synthesizer Chili Cook-Off, Sunday at the Empty Bottle
This isn’t your hippie grandpa’s Drum Machine Circle
Gossip Wolf: White Car heads for the sun, new nightmarish Cemetery tunes, BLVD’s Staring Problem, and more
An unusual cook-off pairs experimental music and experimental chili.