Star Creature Universal Vibrations starts 2020 with a bundle of boogie, Elastic Arts debuts a 16-channel overhead sound system, and more.
Drew Hunt’s favorite films of 2014
Considering the influence of 20s and 30s surrealism on more recent film and television
Long live Post-Enemy and Tritriangle
“I got to have Peter Brötzmann play at my house. I have Z’ev play at my house.”
Good-bye to Baby Teeth and experimental-music venue Enemy, hello to young trumpeter Marquis Hill
Each week, we ask you to show us something. This week it’s a springboard.
A new label, an upcoming mix tape, some vast quantity of musical projects, etc.
Recommended and notable shows, including Ghe20 Goth1k, David Grubbs, Hunx & His Punx, Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Dead Milkmen, and more
Friday and Saturday at Enemy, Ignaz Schick “plays” his turntable with debris and metal and improvises with everyone from free-jazz horn men to abstract noise wizards.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Chicago Symphony Orchestra featuring Leif Ove Andsnes, Beans, Dismemberment Plan, Motorhead and more.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: No Age, Sleep, Oval, Ben Frost, High Places, Joshua Abrams, Thee Oh Sees, and more
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Joe Lovano & Us Five, Young Jeezy, the Ex, Omar Pene, Golden Triangle, Gunslinger, and more
Two subtle and impressive exponents of electroacoustic improv emerge in Chicago.