Chicago soul-funk band Pieces of Peace didn’t put out their only album till 35 years after they broke up.
DJ Shadow wasn’t the first to repurpose sampled records into wholly original music, or even the first to do it artfully—there were Double Dee and Steinski, the Dust Brothers, and Negativland, not to mention hundreds of hip-hop producers. But with his early singles and the long-player masterpiece Endtroducing . . . (Mo’ Wax, 1996), Shadow […]
The coffee-table book and CD set Enjoy the Experience documents the weird bygone world of private-press records.
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, December 7, 2012
Tons and tons of music coming to a (Pitchfork, North Coast, Wicker Park) festival near you.
DJ Shadow, Mario Diaz de Leon, Incantation, the Catburglars, Mike Reed’s Loose Assembly with Roscoe Mitchell, Grinderman, and other notable shows
This week’s Early Warnings include the Cult, Lady Gaga, Dan Deacon, Lightning Bolt, Lindstrom, Dimmu Borgir, Minus the Bear, Einsturzende Neubauten, Pretty Lights, and the Tubes.
Producer and DJ Steinski–of “Lessons” fame–spins at Darkroom tonight (2/26).