Seven Reader writers tackle a dozen records, including the long-gestating debut from footwork producer Jana Rush, lost recordings from 60s garage-rock oddballs the Monks, and a riveting solo set from unsung improvising pianist Pat Thomas.
This month’s release roundup includes White Lung’s witchy two-minute mantras, Monarch’s crawling tectonic doom, and Sir Michael Rocks’s bleakly sunny party rap.
Top five film rediscoveries
Saturday: Previews and live coverage of every band at Pitchfork
Mourning brilliant action director Tony Scott, who committed suicide at the age of 68
The Free Shit guide to this weekend’s “Domino Design District” fair in Lincoln Park