Catalytic Sound launches a streaming service to support improvising musicians, rapper-producer Rashid Hadee collaborates with the Primeridian, and more
Hyperprolific rapper and Culture Power45 label co-owner Marcellous “Infinito 2017” Lovelace and Chicago hip-hop scene player Sterling “Pugs Atomz” Price are both former members of the Nacrobats crew, and when Lovelace asked Pugs last year about releasing a vinyl compilation of old Nacrobats tracks, it kicked off a wave of celebrations that will continue through […]
Each of these reissues helps unfold a different chapter in the rich narrative of the Chicago hip-hop scene.
Current musical obsessions of drummer and composer Bill Harris, clarinetist and composer Angel Bat Dawid, and Reader music critic Peter Margasak
Memphis hip-hop label Culture Power45 keeps up the Chicago love, Outrun the Sunlight celebrate a new album of instrumental prog metal, and more.
Matt Jencik of Implodes makes his solo debut with an album of gorgeous drone, the Love Lion label releases a cassette of vintage gospel to benefit Black Lives Matter, and more.