Lili Trifilio and her indie-punk band have climbed from Chicago’s DIY scene to stages most musicians never reach, and their first studio album, Honeymoon, comes out just this week.
Guitarist Kurt Ballou and vocalist Jacob Bannon formed metalcore outfit Converge in 1990, when they were still in their teens. By 2001, they’d changed the landscape of hardcore and heavy music with Jane Doe, their crucial fourth LP and the first to feature drumming dynamo Ben Koller and blunt-force bassist Nate Newton. Nearly 20 years […]
On 2014’s Here and Nowhere Else, Cleveland-based four-piece Cloud Nothings took the earnest indie rock of their leader, singer-songwriter Dylan Baldi, and blasted it into hyperdrive. Thanks mostly to the explosive, unhinged drumming of Jayson Gerycz, the songs edged into frenzied pop-punk, brimming with ragged glory. Those expecting more of the same from Cloud Nothings’ […]
Chicago’s yearly midwinter music festival has announced a 2015 lineup full of 2014’s favorites.
Help the band celebrate the release of their sophomore album, Love Chills.
Photos of Beck, Deafheaven, Kendrick Lamar, crowd surfing, dancing, and more from Pitchfork Music Festival 2014
The Reader team gives it up for St. Vincent, Tune-Yards, Danny Brown, Twin Peaks, Ka, and Wild Beasts, just for starters.
What’s on the Agenda for Tuesday, September 18, 2012
More Pitchfork picks, emo people watching at the Promise Ring, and new orch-pop from Panoramic & True
So far the Pitchfork Music Festival’s lineup features Feist, Liturgy, Cloud Nothings, Grimes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Willis Earl Beal, and more.
Pitchfork predictions, a fund-raiser for DJ Jonathan Toubin, and a new album from Bobby Conn