Trouble in Mind signs Facs, Chicago shops celebrate Cassette Store Day, and the Eradicator drop a self-titled album.
Rude Guest’s tape-only output hurt their legacy, but local ska label Jump Up just reissued their entire discography—also on tape.
XX, Will Travel, Bianca Del Rio, and more happenings from October 7-9.
Shannon Candy of Strawberry Jacuzzi launches her label in time for Cassette Store Day, Chicago musicians turn up in Joe Swanberg’s Easy, and more.
If you’ve spotted tree stumps topped with the face of a strange, smiling creature you’ve seen the work of visual artist and local rock veteran Mac Blackout.
A newish recording from an antifolk troubadour who performs at BART stations out west.
Avondale’s Bric-a-Brac Records is the only record store in the state celebrating the first annual Cassette Store Day.
Gossip Wolf: Two fun Cassette Store Day events to distract you from the nonexistence of “cassette stores,” a second LP for dark dance-rock duo Post Honeymoon, and more.