Chicago violist, singer, and organist Whitney Johnson completes her Matchess Trilogy with the occult healing songs of the new Sacracorpa.
Chicago rapper the Boy Illinois headlines his first show since dropping the triumphant Windy EP, three current and former Chicagoans set a piece of Finnegans Wake to music, and more.
On Gel Set’s Body Copy, Laura Callier tackles loneliness and alienation with her usual wit and sophistication—and lots of goofy puns.
Simulation celebrate a new tape at ESS’s Summersonic festival, Bric-a-Brac Records takes over East Room for Scummer Slam 2016, and more.
Laura Callier of Gel Set joins the wagon train to LA, Manhole hosts the midwest’s biggest queer hip-hop showcase, and more.
Current musical obsessions of Hideout talent buyer Sullivan Davis, Laura Callier of Gel Set, and Reader softball captain Kevin Warwick
Listen to the house-tinged debut song from Chicago duo God Vol. 1.
More Pitchfork predictions, two Loose Dudes’ new group, the next Synthesizer-Chili Cook-Off, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, January 9, 2013