Ryan Segedi’s portraits of the festival’s artists, taken with portable lights in front of a simple white backdrop in the corner of the press tent, provide a more intimate look at people we’re used to seeing under colored spotlights.
The first day of Riot Fest 2018 included calls for justice from Pussy Riot. Here’s a look back in photos by Danny O’Donnell. Saturday here. Sunday here. Riot Fest 2018 Friday
Riot Fest only missed the mark with one record—and it’s not Suicidal Tendencies’ thrash landmark, Cypress Hill’s dark trip, or Bad Religion’s brainy skate-punk masterpiece.
Riot Fest got Blink-182! Cypress Hill! Blondie! The Jesus Lizard! Liz Phair! Atmosphere! Beck! Cat Power! And . . . the 82-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis?
Funny Grabs Back, the Pilsen Art Expo, and more happenings from February 3-5
The Reader set up a temporary studio in Union Park to take intimate black-and-white shots of Pitchfork festival artists.
On Pitchfork’s second day, RP Boo and Jlin inspired fancy footwork, while Sufjan Stevens and Brian Wilson served up different doses of sadness.
Portraits of the crowd at Union Park on July 16
Reader writers round up the locals on Pitchfork’s bill, guide fans of hip-hop and R&B into the rest of the roster, discuss the gender balance of the fest’s bookings, and much more.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Forerunner Foray,” off of the duo’s underrated follow-up to 2011’s Black Up.
Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces talks to the GTW about Seattle hip-hop, signing to Sub Pop, and Chief Keef.