Jacob Long has been knee-deep in the DIY punk underground over the past two decades, spending time in a couple of beloved bands. In the early aughts, Long doled out a batshit-crazy mess of postpunk and free jazz with his pals in the way-too-short-lived Dischord Records outfit Black Eyes before jetting from D.C. to San […]
Update 12.06.18: Windy & Carl will no longer be performing at this event due to a family emergency. Matt Jencik has been added to play an opening set. The drifting, beatless songs and subtly abraded electronic textures of Labradford’s 1993 LP Prazision were a shot across the bow of corporate grunge, indie rock, and pretty […]
The spacey local act has a new record coming out early next year.
“Hatred of Music I,” from 2011’s Ravedeath, 1972, sounds pretty good right now.
Artists from the label’s current and old roster convene in Chicago.
As Kranky turns 20, its cofounder shares the label’s five most overlooked Chicago releases.
Meet your new mayor, Cynthia Plaster Caster. Plus: Steve Shelley, honorary Chicagoan, Svenonius on Nation of Ulysses reunion rumors, and more.
Review of the new album by Bradford Cox’s solo project, Atlas Sound
Oakland drone master Greg Kowalsky does multichannel analog the old-fashioned way.