Chicago sound wizard Mark Solotroff has been wielding his powerful electronic grimoire since the mid-80s as the leader of Intrinsic Action, Bloodyminded, and Anatomy of Habit. He’s also collaborated with a who’s who of industrial and metal artists, including the Atlas Moth, Indian, Locrian, Plague Bringer, Wrekmeister Harmonies, Brutal Truth, and the Body. Then there […]
Hyperpop newcomer Fraxiom packs two albums’ worth of sound into one new EP, heavy-music zine Distort/Delay returns after a four-year hiatus, and more.
This show is a special treat for several reasons, but first and foremost, it’s a triple release party. Staggeringly heavy Iowa City doom trio Aseethe are about to release their third full-length, Throes (Thrill Jockey), which they recorded in Chicago with Shane Hochstetler. The album addresses climate change and the rise of fascism, and proves […]
Anatomy of Habit signs to Relapse, the Chicago Film Archives hosts a mixed-media mixer, and more.
More than you could conceivably want to read about Three Floyds’ 2014 Dark Lord Day—but there are lots of pictures too!
Varnish is a brand-new, gigantic noisy rock fest featuring 19 bands that goes down this weekend.
Bloodyminded drop their first album in seven years, Bring Your Ray Gun celebrate their debut EP, and more.
Halloween hangover cures: Fortieth Day, Pantha Du Prince, Rosie Flores, and Sleigh Bells
Diamanda Galas talks to Mark Solotroff of Anatomy of Habit
The fog-loving avant-garde trio reunites yet again. Plus: Birth squeezes out an LP, Marketa Irglova cozies up to Chicago, and more