Current musical obsessions of DJ King Hippo (aka Alejandro Ayala), Resavoir bandleader Will Miller, and Reader writer Leor Galil
CHIRP sees the transmitter at the end of the tunnel
Ten years after the Chicago Independent Radio Project recruited its first volunteers, it’s finally hitting the airwaves.
Jukebox update: Koko Taylor, Vybz Kartel, Mikal Cronin, and more
Our latest round of staff picks for the Reader‘s Interactive Jukebox (jukebox.chicagoreader.com)
Discovering the early avant-garde sounds of eclectic composer Joseph Byrd
A terrific new collection of early works by the eclectic American composer Joseph Byrd, who founded the late 60s psychedelic rock band United States of America, has been released by New World Records.
Belated Recs: The Atlas Sound, With Broadcast Monday at the Bottom Lounge
Review of the new album by Bradford Cox’s solo project, Atlas Sound
The List, October 22-28, 2009
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Lake, David Bazan, Broadcast, Kelly Clarkson, Mum, Sin Fang Bous, and more