The notorious international pop-up party brings the two midwestern cities together with a four-show series beginning tomorrow night at Evil Olive.
Two of the footwork’s greatest producers team up with raunchy Detroit rapper Danny Brown.
Five Reader writers take in a range of sounds that includes Ola Belle Reed’s rural roots music, Ahab’s “nautik funeral doom,” and Beach House’s newly modest dream pop.
Teklife and Treated Crew bring their collaboration to the stage, Hausu Mountain erupts again with three oddball tapes, and more.
Treated Crew rapper Mic Terror leads the charge on this collaborative EP, a blend of hip-hop and footwork that can be traced back to his coming-of-age in Chicago’s south suburbs.
Six Reader music writers share their favorites from 2014 with year-end lists that do more than just put the same records in a different order.
The Chicago producer died before the music he helped define could break out, but he’s still inspiring his Teklife crew—which is releasing a compilation to benefit his young son.
The Thalia Hall team’s new Hyde Park venue, the Mopery’s new identity, and more
DJ Spinn talks about DJ Rashad and Michael Jackson in Pitchfork’s record fair.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, July 25
The darkcore standard “Trip II the Moon” could have been played in Spinn’s set.
Photos of Beck, Deafheaven, Kendrick Lamar, crowd surfing, dancing, and more from Pitchfork Music Festival 2014
The Reader team share their thoughts on Sunday’s entertainment at Pitchfork, which included memorable sets by Kendrick Lamar, Deafheaven, Perfect Pussy, Slowdive, and DJ Spinn.
Prepare for DJ Spinn’s Pitchfork performance and head to Lab Sessions to hear footwork tunes by his Teklife crew and watch footwork dancers battle.
The influential footwork producer passed away at the age of 35 on Saturday.