Hustle spins a familiar plot into a story that’ll keep you invested even if you don’t know a hoop dream from an embroidery hoop.
The end is fairly predictable. The way it gets there is decidedly not.
Local label Chicago Research has built a powerful, tight-knit collective of dark underground rock and electronic artists.
Here’s where to see who voted for what and how the points got divvied up.
The Reader polled dozens of critics to arrive at an absolutely indisputable ranked list of several hundred records that will definitely not start any arguments.
Dumpster Tapes books the Demolición festival to make room for Latinx rock in the self-segregated north-side scene.
New postpunk label Chicago Research charges out of the gate, the Latin Rootz DJ crew remixes Chicago Afrobeat Project, and more.
The Black and Brown Punk Show Collective hosts a stacked two-day festival in Pilsen, sludgy punks Lil Tits celebrate a new cassette EP, and more.