The owner of the popular shop has an open-door policy at her well-appointed cottage.
On Pitchfork’s second day, RP Boo and Jlin inspired fancy footwork, while Sufjan Stevens and Brian Wilson served up different doses of sadness.
Pitchfork’s first day included (sometimes surprisingly) great sets by the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen, Moses Sumney, and Twin Peaks.
Portraits of the crowd at Union Park on July 15
Beach House, Savages, FKA Twigs, and Carly Rae Jepsen are all great—but don’t let them distract you from the lopsided maleness of Pitchfork’s bookings.
Reader writers round up the locals on Pitchfork’s bill, guide fans of hip-hop and R&B into the rest of the roster, discuss the gender balance of the fest’s bookings, and much more.
Who else should fans of hip-hop, R&B, and soul see at Pitchfork?
The lineup for the three-day festival is out now; here’s info and commentary from Reader critics to get you up for it.
Five Reader writers take in a range of sounds that includes Ola Belle Reed’s rural roots music, Ahab’s “nautik funeral doom,” and Beach House’s newly modest dream pop.
Future’s conscience-stricken coke rap and 15 more reviews of recent releases
Soundboard recommends Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Mako Sica, Lindstrom, and Keith Rowe
Big Boi, Robyn, Major Lazer, and more are added to the fest.
Early Warnings this week include Beach House, the Black Lips, Lila Downs, Robyn Hitchcock, Mission of Burma, John Oates, Passion Pit, Quasi, and Xiu Xiu.