Split Single front man Jason Narducy can mold a bit of guitar distortion and a sweet melody into a lifeline. On “Bitten by the Sound,” a standout on Split Single’s new third album, Amplificado (Inside Outside), Narducy’s sheer but ironclad guitar embodies the white-hot energy of rock, which has mystified him since childhood. As a […]
Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang livestream their traditional solstice drum duo, Che Arthur of Pink Avalanche drops two instrumental solo EPs, and more.
The new musical Verböten uses the story of Jason Narducy’s forgotten early-80s band to talk about the power of subculture.
There are a couple of things you need to remember when listening to a new Bob Mould record. First off, Mould will never be able to meet the fervor and frenzy of his Husker Dü days or the heartfelt perfection of the Sugar records. And when an artist has a discography as vast as his, […]
The best best box sets of 2017 include 11 CDs from David Bowie’s Berlin period, 529 tracks of live vintage country from Louisiana Hayride, Roland Kayn’s 14-hour electronic masterwork, and the most complete portrait yet of Hüsker Dü’s early years.
Remarkable singer, drummer, and songwriter Grant Hart has lost his battle with kidney cancer.
Despite their influence on midwestern punk, Six Feet Under have fallen off the map—but Moniker Records is working on an archival release.
Sound man Che Arthur celebrates Prince onstage with Bob Mould, Chicago Singles Club throws a free show for its third anniversary, and more.
The lineup for the wildly popular Millennium Park concert series is revealed.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, December 17
Riot Fest’s nostalgia party ended with lots of rain and a ripping Replacements set, but the weekend had its forward-looking moments too.
Deathfix’s Brendan Canty (who used to drum in Fugazi) talks to Dianogah’s Jay Ryan (who still runs the Bird Machine).
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, September 14, 2012
A season’s worth of music to look out for—and more
This week’s Early Warning include Atmosphere, Big Boi, High on Fire, Delorean, Jonsi, Maserati, Bob Mould, Surfer Blood, Of Montreal, the Thermals, and Titus Andronicus.