Transcontinental indie rockers Man’s Body celebrate their debut album in Chicago, hardcore collective CB Radio Gorgeous throw a skateboard-centric benefit for detained immigrants, and more.
Gothic stompers Hide celebrate their long-awaited debut full-length, the Co-Prosperity Sphere hosts a downright dancy weekend, and more.
Reality TV star and tattoo artist Phor showcases his rap skills at 1st Ward, tape label Love Lion pays tribute to the Chicago underground, and more.
Current musical obsessions of Resonance Series cocurator Ben Baker Billington, Angel Marcloid of Fire-Toolz, and the Reader’s Luca Cimarusti
A roundup of releases by Chicago artists and labels who are donating the proceeds of their music to nonprofits fighting the Trump administration
Jill Flanagan of Forced Into Femininity takes her underground scene to task, the Era throw a listening party for their first ‘footwork mixtape,’ and more.
Disgusting local hardcore has a red-letter day, Dame Darcy and Lisa “Suckdog” Carver bring a strange new show to Bridgeport, and more.
Gossip Wolf: Haki get as punk as they ever will on a new EP, the Deep Kutz series signs off with one last outlandish covers show, and more
Help for two former Chicagoans caught in the SXSW hit-and-run, new music from the Lemons, and more
No matter what these weirdos get up to, it’s worth your time.
Forced Into Femininity plays an aboveground show, Templehead unveils its rock opera, and more
A young face at the CSO, words with Die Antwoord’s Ninja, music tips from locals, and much more
Jail Flanagan of Forced Into Femininity on pissed-off diva Xina Xurner, and more