One of Chicago’s best unsung musicians drops a new album, the Chicago Black Social Culture Map talks west-side music, and more.
Khallee used to sing in sorely missed Chicago R&B group Jody, and that history shines through on his new Troll EP.
The group released its first EP in two years this week.
Jeremiah Meece of The-Drum and Ethan Jared of Romance organized the new event.
They saved the day when Supreme Cuts’ gear failed at Lollapalooza, turning in one of the best sets of the weekend.
Current musical obsessions of The-Drum’s Jeremiah Meece and Dave Mata of Impala Sound Champions
Red Scare Industries celebrates ten years, and The-Drum launches the Lo Motion label
Charismatic Chicago MC and singer the GTW could help the city’s avant-garde pop scene blow up.
Yoga for your grimmest chakra, new music from Catholic Tapes, and more
Lil Herb offers up some complex, engrossing street rap with Welcome to Fazoland.
Pitchfork lineup predictions, Charlemagne Palestine’s long-overdue return to Chicago, and more
The local rapper-singer draws upon 90s R&B, Miami bass, and that time an ex messed up his clothes with bleach for the sensual, sparkling “Bleach Pool.”
Icy Demons bassist Griffin Rodriguez needs help bouncing back from a bike crash, and more.
Lollapalooza 2013 had plenty of faults, but we made the most of it by taming our expectations.
There were no-shows and technical difficulties, but a rebound by Supreme Cuts and triumphant sets by Kendrick Lamar and the Postal Service saved the day.