The Closed Sessions marquee rapper dropped his debut yesterday, and its experimental, maximalist pop sound is part of what makes it so endearing.
Tag: Freddie Gibbs
Best shows to see: Baauer, Cody Chesnutt, Iris DeMent, Mikal Cronin
Eccentric neosoul, endearingly obnoxious EDM, and two very different but very good singer-songwriters
Reader’s Agenda Thu 2/7: The Encyclopedia Show, local hip-hop at the Bottom Lounge, and Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, February 7, 2013.
Gossip Wolf: New blood in Anatomy of Habit
Gossip Wolf: New blood in Anatomy of Habit, a new band from Josh Chicoine of the M’s, and a new mixtape from Alex Wiley
Check out Alex Wiley’s debut mixtape at Jugrnaut tomorrow
The Village rapper celebrates his forthcoming Club Wiley mixtape with a listening party
Closed Sessions opens up Chicago hip-hop
Local studio to release its third compilation
Unglamorous gangsta rap
Six reasons to stay away from the hustle
Q&A with Danny Brown: “I could possibly die from music”
What makes Detroit rappers special, and how much weed got smoked during that one video shoot
Explore Gary with Freddie Gibbs and Freeway
Gibbs and Freeway drop new video
This week on the B Side
A new organist for the Sox, new local releases, new local news, and tons more
Three Beats: A tape from the band that spawned Vee Dee, Daily Void, and Nobunny
Plus: Freddie Gibbs cuts an EP in 24 hours, and Little White Earbuds launches a label
Today in Freddie Gibbs Collaborations
Young Jeezy, the Hood Internet, et cetera
A Hornet’s Nest at South by Southwest
Chicago hip-hop blog Ruby Hornet filled an Austin mansion with rappers to make the new comp Closed Sessions: ATX.
Tomorrow Never Knows
With a lineup that features the Besnard Lakes, Freddie Gibbs,Tanlines, Handsome Furs, Marketa Irglova, S. Carey, and Twin Shadow, the winter indie festival expands even further to include Metro in the festivities.
Early Warnings Roundup
This week’s Early Warnings include Deerhoof, Freddie Gibbs, the Hold Steady, Japandroids, Japanther, Mogwai, Tanlines, and Yo La Tengo.