DJ and collector Mark Grusane, cofounder of defunct south-side shop Mr. Peabody Records, talks about the insanely rare and sought-after tracks he’s sharing on his new compilation.
Tim Zawada and Ben Van Dyke’s label, Star Creature Universal Vibrations, helps turn the far-flung fans of this resurgent postdisco dance music into an evolving community.
Even hunched over a turntable in the cramped, overflowing record room of his LA abode, Dam-Funk is elegantly chill. During an hour-plus Boiler Room Collections DJ set he recorded in 2015, the Stones Throw-represented modern-funk musician and producer—less known as Damon Garrett Riddick—takes casual drags off cigs and plays smooth air-drum fills while spinning through […]
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Free,” off the LA artist’s latest release.
Dam-Funk & Snoopzilla’s house-party jams, Last False Hope’s steel-toed bluegrass, and 14 more records reviewed.
The “arts” at this year’s Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival include music from Cave, the Cairo Gang, and William Cepeda.
Looking back at 40 years of the Reader’s music writing, plus gossip and live music must-sees
Dam-Funk claims a best-of-fest spot
Featuring Pavement, Big Boi, Freddie Gibbs, LCD Soundsystem, Robyn, the Smith Westerns, and more
From the “return” of Hole to the paradigm-busting hip-hop of Thee Satisfaction
New Pitchfork Festival acts announced, including El-P, JSBX, Freddie Gibbs, and locals Alla, Cave, and the Smith Westerns.