A Room-themed pop-up at Emporium Arcade Bar and more goings-on November 27-30
Tag: Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear collides frothy melodies with inquiries into failed romance and conflict on its fifth album
For Grizzly Bear’s first album in five years, Painted Ruins, the band broke from its independent roots to join forces with major label RCA. Produced by bassist Chris Taylor, the new music has a glossier surface finish than ever, and the band hasn’t simplified its intricate style. In fact, the tension between the world-weary lyrics […]
Lollapalooza 2013 in review: Cell-phone bulges and great expectations
Lollapalooza 2013 had plenty of faults, but we made the most of it by taming our expectations.
Reader’s Agenda Sun 8/4: Edgefest, day three of Lollapalooza, and Festival Cubano
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, August 4
Sunday: Lollapalooza 2013 according to Reader writers
What to see on Sunday at Lollapalooza 2013
Tonight: Local rap crew the Brkf$t Club headline Reggie’s
Prepare for the Brkf$t Club’s first headlining show with one of the year’s best local rap videos
Chief Keef, WZRD, Legs McNeil, and more on the B Side
Why Chief Keef might be good for Chicago, hip-hoppers enjoying Mountain Dew, and more
Artist on Artist: Twin Shadow interviewed by Yoko Homo
Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr., talks to Chicago dance-music fixture Yoko Homo
Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor debuts his new project Cant
Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor debuts his new solo project Cant on Tuesday with a show at Lincoln Hall.
Pavement Tour Diary: Coachella
Pavement at Coachella! How will it go the second time around?
Best of 2009, Part Two
My top 40 albums of 2009, installment two
“Suitable Video” / “The Power of Selection” at Western Exhibitions
Shows curated by Scott Wolniak and Ryan Christian open at Western Exhibitions.
Kidz in the Hall Get Grizzled, Matt & Kim Get Ninja-fied
What’s new in hipster rap?
Pitchfork sells out, releases more festival passes
Pitchfork just released 300 more individual passes for each day of the Pitchfork Music Festival. If you missed out on the first round of tickets for the weekend’s festivities (Flaming Lips, the Jesus Lizard, Grizzly Bear, Fucked Up, and so on), I’d jump at the chance to snatch up the remaining passes. I’m sure they’ll […]
The Reader’s Guide to the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival
What you need to know before you go