Inspired by comic books and science fiction, the new Annihilus album Ghanima proves that negative emotions can draw people together, not just drive wedges between them.
Expat jazz guitarist Dave Miller returns from Brooklyn with a new album in tow, postpunk trio World War Tree celebrate a new EP, and more.
Heavy Times play a last hometown show before guitarist Matt Courtade moves to LA, Jes Skolnik of Split Feet decamps to New York for a Bandcamp job, and more.
Jimmy Whispers’s basketball tournament for CeaseFire, suburban death metal from Starkill, and Fred Schneider of the B-52s at the Fall Ball
. . . and all I did was buy the Lemons’ excellent debut cassette from Bric-a-Brac Records.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, March 1
Are you a fan of the local music scene? Did you forget to buy a 2014 calendar? FeelTrip’s David Beltran has you covered.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 23
New blood in Heavy Times, new music from the Velcro Lewis Group, and new digs for Logan Hardware.
The end times come for Heavy Times, Oyarsa goes transcontinental, and more.
TGI Friday’s Potato Skins chips are really f’in’ good
Photo booths to make out in, bands that sound like robot squid, and shows to go see
Running, Asshole Savant
Chicagoans’ goings-on and the background sound of mediocrity
Ratso from Chic-a-Go-Go forms a furry supergroup. Plus: R. Kelly’s lovin’ it, Saki turns one, and more.