Christen Thomas booked shows for a decade with the Empty Bottle and Metro teams, but that work was just the beginning of the love, joy, and support she showered on the local scene.
Mutant Beat Dance throw a little party for their monster debut album, former Ponys front man Jered Gummere drops his first full-length as Richard Vain, and more.
The new Chicago chapter of Good Night Out joins the fight to reform a nightlife culture that too often turns a blind eye to harassment and sexual assault.
Empty Bottle talent buyer Christen Thomas joins the Metro family, dream-pop group Sexy Fights drop their full-length debut, and more.
An Emperor veteran launches Studious Amplifiers, Hoyle Brothers guitarist Brian Wilkie gets a benefit for a stolen pedal steel, and more.
Surachai’s scary semimodular synth, the Empty Bottle’s silly staff podcast, and more
Robert Plant has a whole lotta love for Alcala’s, and more.