Chicago filmmaker Jim Sikora screens a rarely seen love letter to Saccharine Trust, Sacha Mullin celebrates an earnest, silly new video for an old song, and more.
7/2/2019: This article has been changed to correctly reflect the events that leaf Flipper to break up. We live in a time where the unhinged, nothing-to-lose noise-rock front man is a punk-rock celebrity. But without Will Shatter and Bruce Loose of Flipper, the world never would’ve experienced the antics of Pissed Jeans’ Matt Korvette, These […]
Bobby Talamine photographed the greatest rock show in Chicago since the last time the Jesus Lizard played in Chicago.
On the eve of their latest return home, the Jesus Lizard talk about why they chose Chicago—and how they became its most beautiful noise-rock monsters.
Anthony Janas makes sound art by sailing a boat, Fiesta del Sol celebrates ten years of its house-music festival, and more.
The creepy clip and with the dark ambient project’s new record are released today.
David Yow’s monolith inspires this collection of impressive album covers
Our coverage of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival
Michael Czyzniejewski’s Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions: funny, quirky, short ruminations told in the personas of famous Chicagoans
The life and times of Dancin’ Man, an interview with David Yow of Scratch Acid, and more.
David Yow of Scratch Acid talks to Rob Warmowski of Sirs
Yo La Tengo spin their wheel and land on Duk’s. Plus: Dave Pirner dresses for success and a Pinebender veteran debuts a new project
Barnstormers, bootleggers, what’s up with Def Leppard, and much more.
Interpol gets less dapper, Def Leppard makes a coffee-table book, a “secret” movie fundraiser with David Yow and Michael Shannon, and more