New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, August 7
A radio remembrance of Da’s Lorna Donley, plus new music from MC the Buttress and scum punks Flesh Panthers
The local rapper just released Hug Life her first full-length as Hologram Kizzie, a name that’s given her the freedom to make whatever music she wants.
Anders Nilsen’s new book brings Greek gods and Bible stories into the modern world.
The inside story of a local masterpiece
Indie rockin’ twin sisters team up for Rookie.
An exclusive premiere of the studio debut from onetime Chicagoan Rollin Hunt; stream it and read more about how the musician’s ramshackle pop sound evolved through the years.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is Explosion in the Sky’s “The Birth and Death of the Day”
Tonight at Metro, David Bazan and his band play Pedro the Lion’s Control, which includes today’s 12 O’Clock Track, “Priests and Paramedics”
The Black Bar Mitzvah and Good Kid, Maad City have at least one thing in common—Chicago
Shows this weekend unrelated to Pitchfork include Delicate Steve, Serengeti, Dawnbringer, and King Tuff
Supreme Cuts, Pelican, Codeine, the Wavefront and FitzGerald’s fests, obscure doo-wop, and some sad good-byes
A final show at Treasure Town, cop trouble for Names Divine, arts and crafts with Nachtmystium, and more
Overlooked releases from 2011, tons of local music news, and a chat with one of the Wilco dudes