Chicago native Paul Natkin is a prolific concert and portrait photographer who’s shot more than 4,300 musicians and celebrities since he started his career in 1975. He’s also worked as road manager for the likes of Brian Wilson and Alice Peacock and tour photographer for the Rolling Stones. His images have appeared in so many […]
When Racetraitor formed in Chicago in the mid-90s, their uncompromisingly antiracist politics weren’t always warmly received in the hardcore scene, but after their breakup in 1999 their influence continued to spread (especially once drummer Andy Hurley joined occasional Racetraitor bassist Pete Wentz in Fall Out Boy in 2003). More than a decade later, the burgeoning […]
Fall Out Boy at Wrigley Field and more goings-on 9/7-9/9
In December 2017, months before BTS became the first K-Pop band to hit number one on the Billboard 200, BTS member RM collaborated with Fall Out Boy on a remix of their single “Champion” for the seventh album by the suburban Chicago natives, January’s Mania (Island/DCD2). For FoB, the track was the latest in a […]
Blink-182 helped connect the mainstream pop-punk of the late 90s to the Soundcloud rap of today.
Ju samples a well-known Blink-182 bass line on one track and references Fall Out Boy on another.
Twenty years ago, Racetraitor copped to their own privileges to try to educate the hardcore scene about class, gender, and race—so now is a perfect time for them to reunite.
Pitchfork has never booked an emo act before—but the Hotelier’s new album is too good to ignore.
The Smart Studios Story, opening the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, revisits the Madison recording studio that nurtured the indie rock of the 90s.
Director Steven Cergizan has been working on the sprawling, detailed No Delusions since 2010.
This south-suburban band, on their first Warped Tour to support their imminent debut LP, just want to make more room inside the genre they love.
An ode to the better parts of emo’s lingering third wave focused on Philadelphia’s Mewithoutyou.
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The best shows to see on Fri 11/29 through Sun 12/1.
The first day of the Humboldt Park festival featured performances from Danzig, Joan Jett, Saul Williams, Screeching Weasel, and more!