Chicago label Parlour Tapes recently released four experimental solo cassettes from its four founders.
Nick Butcher of Sonnenzimmer drops a time-traveling solo album, Pugs Atomz collects a decade of his music on a star-studded compilation, and more.
Homeroom’s Physics for Listeners series connects local trio ZRL with four disparate composers, the Plastic (Crimewave) Ono Band releases its fourth tape-only split, and more.
Art-rockers Ono commit to cassette the joyfully defiant noise of their live show, brand-new label Fine Prints launches with a triple release party at the Empty Bottle, and more.
Local label Hausu Mountain releases the new Fire-Toolz album, Drip Mental, through Bandcamp today—and the platform’s proceeds go to the ACLU.
Chicago rockers Rabble Rabble hang it up after nine years, Rainbo hosts a musician-heavy art exhibit dishonoring Trump, and more.
Kate Fagan of Heavy Manners reissues her sought-after 1980 new-wave single, Swimsuit Addition drops a razor-sharp cassette EP, and more.
The Avondale space hosts one final show, with a handful of bands that appear on its brand-new cassette compilation.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is Butt Trumpet’s “I’m Ugly and I Don’t Know Why,” from Primitive Enema.