What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, January 29
The best shows to see on Mon 1/27 through Wed 1/29
My favorite albums of 2013, helmed by Chicago musicians.
Robert Glasper Quartet and others close out Jazz Fest’s final day.
Twyxt Word, an obscure chapter in the story of Emmett Kelly’s group, is uncovered for wider consumption.
White/Light’s Face the Strange concerts return to the MCA, and more
Current obsessions of Lovely Little Girls bassist Alex Perkolup and Arriver guitarist and vocalist Dan Sullivan
This year’s Adventures in Modern Music festival includes black metal, juke, experimental R&B, sound art, spiritual jazz, and ambient electronics
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, August 17, 2012
A mind-blowing homemade 1971 music video for “Close to You” is among the treasures streaming on the Chicago Film Archives website
Retro dubstep, boxy bass, and my future wife
Drag City celebrates a new space with paintings by Lisa Alvarado and music by Natural Information Society and Azita
Wednesday’s Soup & Bread gets jazzy
The Polish duo Mikrokolektyw finish up their Chicago visit with a performance at the Hideout on Wednesday.
Corbett vs. Dempsey hosts a book-release celebration for Traveling the Spaceways: Sun Ra, the Astro Black and Other Solar Myths.