Tim Kinsella and Jenny Polus couple up in the oddball electronic duo Good Fuck, punky cock-rock crew I Love Rich show the holidays the (dis)respect they deserve, and more.
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Ryan Duggan for Jimmy Whispers’s going-away party.
The Reader followed a few intrepid teenage journalists while they interviewed musicians at this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival.
Stargazing in the mud at Pitchfork, plus new records on the way from RLYR and the duo of Ryley Walker and Bill MacKay
An unexpected storm briefly shut down the festival, but a triumphant Sleater-Kinney set waited at the end of the rainbow.
Pitchfork rates its 2015 music festival a 7.8.
The lineup has never included more Chicago artists than it does this year.
Half the profits from Middle Brow’s Summer in Pain Belgian-style IPA go to Cure Violence, a charity Jimmy Whispers has worked with before.
Photographer Michael Schmelling deftly captures Chicago’s underground music scene in “Your Blues.”
Jimmy Whispers’s basketball tournament for CeaseFire, suburban death metal from Starkill, and Fred Schneider of the B-52s at the Fall Ball
Are you a fan of the local music scene? Did you forget to buy a 2014 calendar? FeelTrip’s David Beltran has you covered.
Our guide to the best places to be when 2014 starts
The best shows to see through Wednesday night include TV Ghost and Pink Avalanche.
An untamed benefit show for the Rebuilding Exchange, and more
His street art and love songs have a powerful antiviolence subtext—and his Summer in Pain Festival benefits CeaseFire.