When British guitarist and vocalist Anna Calvi released her self-titled debut album in 2011, it felt like she’d emerged as a fully formed icon. Drawing from rock, punk, opera, and flamenco guitar, Calvi combined talent, eclecticism, and swagger in a way that had less in common with indie songwriters of her generation than with the […]
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.
Every set at the 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival, from the Curls on Friday, July 20, to Ms. Lauryn Hill on Sunday, July 22.
A New Attitude: In Tribute to Patti LaBelle and more goings-on 5/21-5/24
Australian singer Courtney Barnett crafts a wonderfully lived-in, warm, and hooky melodic world on her second proper album, Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom + Pop). Her singing has grown from the half-spoken delivery that marked her first EPs, elevating her conversational drawl into something far more indelible and inviting. With the exception of […]
It took three weeks, but Pitchfork has now announced the names of all the artists performing at its 13th festival, including headliners Fleet Foxes and Lauryn Hill.
Reader intern Rachel Yang returns to the Violet Hour to see who will join the 14 previously announced performers at this summer’s Pitchfork Music Festival.
Local artist Ryan Duggan designed this week’s featured poster series.
Beach House, Savages, FKA Twigs, and Carly Rae Jepsen are all great—but don’t let them distract you from the lopsided maleness of Pitchfork’s bookings.
What to do when the festival drops two of your favorite acts into the same time slot?
Sleater-Kinney and Kathleen Hanna helped light a flame that still powers the likes of Waxahatchee and Courtney Barnett.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, July 30
The best shows to see through Wednesday night include Courtney Barnett and Together Pangea.