Longtime Reckless Records buyer Jim Magas quits to spend more time with his music, emo four-piece Kittyhawk play their first show in more than three years, and more.
New local rock releases from Bleach Party, Coaster, Fake Limbs, Lala Lala, Strawberry Jacuzzi, and Swimsuit Addition
Beat Kitchen hosts a panel to confront sexual harassment in music, 606 Records books 24 hours of DJs to benefit Lumpen Radio, and more.
Current musical obsessions of Kittyhawk’s Kate Grube, Peggy Fioretti of Kickstand Productions, and Reader writer Leor Galil
The Reader followed four intrepid teenage journalists while they interviewed musicians during the final day of 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
The drummer for these freshly reunited emo luminaries talks to keyboardist and singer Kate Grube of Chicago upstarts Kittyhawk.
Six Reader music writers share their favorites from 2014 with year-end lists that do more than just put the same records in a different order.
Take a listen to this romper off the forthcoming debut from local fourth-wave emo outfit Kittyhawk.
Matt Kimmel’s good-bye to booking the Burlington, emo royalty at American Football, a new Swearwords EP, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 16
Day three of Riot Fest features AFI, Suicidal Tendencies, Pixies, and some band called the Replacements.