To make the shadowy video for Implodes’ “Out of Reach,” Chicago filmmaker Lori Felker shot in the theater on expired stock.
As Kranky turns 20, its cofounder shares the label’s five most overlooked Chicago releases.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, July 27
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include Rabbit Rabbit, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, the Wicker Park Fest, Ken Camden, Mobile Deathcamp, Ted Leo, and Secret Colours.
INDIE | A party for Implodes’ overdue debut It took them three and a half years, but on April 20 local four-piece Implodes finally released their debut album, Black Earth (Kranky). The drone-psych group started in late 2007, when guitarists Matt Jencik and Ken Camden (coworkers at Reckless Records) started playing acoustic jam sessions together. […]
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Night Gallery, Phosphorescent, Cephalic Carnage and Decrepit Birth, Vox Arcana, and more
geraldine vo Implodes If you want loud music with a good pedigree for a low price, local quartet Implodes opens for Magical Beautiful at the Empty Bottle (1035 N. Western) tonight at 9; it costs $3 to get in. They’re “all kinds of big guitar damage: shoegaze fuzz blasts, sparkly drone, slicks of tuneful sludge, […]