Original copies of Me & E’s Rap have sold for hundreds of dollars, but Canadian archival label Mixed Signals is about to burst that bubble.
Empty bookshelves aren’t a bad thing.
In 1966 this teenage band from Des Plaines recorded two drastically reworked country songs written by a neighbor who caught one of their gigs.
Current musical obsessions of Lowhangers vocalist Cassandra Mukahirn, Rectal Hygienics drummer Omar Gonzalez, and Reader associate editor Kevin Warwick
Plus: pieces about the queer experience in contemporary dance and the intimacy of abrasive noise
Aphex Twin gives “I Want to Be With You” a new life, though the details behind the original’s creation aren’t easy to find.
Let Milwaukee rapper and Dope Folks Records cofounder Kid Millions guide you through the world of hard-to-find old-school Chicago rap with his recent Soundcloud mix.