Triad Radio, Chicago’s pioneering experiment in commercial free-form radio, left the airwaves in 1977. Now longtime program director Saul Smaizys is moving its archives online.
Update: This show has been canceled to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase. Damo Suzuki has always had a case of wanderlust. Born in 1950 in Kobe, Japan, he began traveling while still in his teens and spent time living in Gräsmark, Sweden, before eventually landing in […]
Current musical obsessions of veteran singer-songwriter Susan Werner, musician and artist Scott Montgomery, and Reader coeditor in chief Karen Hawkins
Current musical obsessions of Impulsive Hearts front woman Danielle Sines, CHIRP codirector of features Amelia Hruby, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Jaki Liebezeit died in his sleep on Sunday, but we still have his recordings—including “Mushroom,” a Can classic powered by his limber, nonchalantly precise drumming.
Current musical obsessions of Axons drummer Amanda Kraus, Now Is Podcast host Ben Remsen, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Plus: Dumpster Tapes drops its first label comp, OnYou celebrate their best album yet, and more
Amping up while staying stationary with the near-15-minute freak-out on 1970’s Soundtracks.
Trouble in Mind cofounder Bill Roe on listening to music with his kids, and more