Pianist and composer Chris Brown, who spent his high school years living in Hyde Park, possesses one of new music’s most curious, restless minds. He’s an inveterate explorer who veers from the strictures of composed music with a hearty improvised music practice: he’s played live computer music in the network band Hub, studied various world […]
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Ratchet king DJ Mustard makes moves on the Hot 100
Mustard on the charts
I have found my least favorite song of 2013
A music snob faces existential horror.
Composer Chris Brown returns to Chicago Thursday at Elastic
The Bay Area composer and improviser Chris Brown makes a rare visit to his hometown this week.
This week’s Chicagoan: Tricia Jolliff, fan-fiction writer
This week’s Chicagoan is Tricia Jolliff, fan-fiction writer.
The Reader’s Agenda: Tue 9/18
What’s on the Agenda for Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Rihanna, Chris Brown, and pop music’s female trouble
Whether the subject is contraception or M.I.A.’s middle finger, America wants to keep women in line
Dance producers wish you a happy V-Day
Freaky jams for a freaky holiday
A Who’s Who of Not Actually Being a Rapper
Yes, there is a difference between “rapper” and “R & B singer.”
Lupe Fiasco records with Chris Brown for some reason.
Why I Hate “I Love Women”
Why the phrase “I love women” is so popular among misogynists.
Schadenfreude Day Continues
Chris Brown pouts as he pays his debt to society.
“Whoop whoop,” that’s the sound of the police-chase rumor
Chris Brown, DJ Khaled: not actually running from the cops, no matter what you heard