COVID relief grants are taking their time arriving, but the compilation Situation Chicago 2 benefits CIVL’s SAVE Emergency Relief Fund right now.
Chicago’s beat scene has to do without the attention the city’s rappers get, but it’s a vital incubator for adventurous, ambitious instrumental hip-hop.
Local punks Droids Blood add new variety to their dark, deranged hardcore, DJ Kool Hersh drops the expansive mix Attack of the Chicago Boogie, and more.
In May, the New York Times reported on a surge of teenage Europeans who run YouTube channels that live-stream music 24 hours a day, operating in a legal gray area reminiscent of 20th-century pirate radio stations. Chief among these channels is the UK-based College Music, the operator of two live streams including “24/7 lofi hip […]
Headliners of Pitchfork’s 2018 aftershows include Japanese Breakfast, Girlpool, and Kweku Collins.
Chicago shoegaze saviors Panda Riot bring their album Infinity Maps to vinyl, Dark Matter pairs its monthly limited coffee blend with a cassette of instrumental hip-hop, and more.
Beat maker Fess Grandiose talks about the Logan Square scene and his new self-titled instrumental debut for Chicago’s ETC Records.
What’s on the Agenda for Saturday, August 11, 2012