An online collaboration by four musicians in four states has parlayed pandemic necessity into new forms of creativity—and some tight long-distance friendships.
Early Chicago hip-hop group He Who Walks Three Ways share two 90s demos, Lillerne Tapes releases an eclectic benefit compilation, and more.
A roundup of releases by Chicago artists and labels who are donating the proceeds of their music to nonprofits fighting the Trump administration
Rhymefest crowdfunds a lavishly packaged new LP, Willis Earl Beal and Jennifer Hudson turn up in Wicker Park, and more
Yoga for your grimmest chakra, new music from Catholic Tapes, and more
A sold-out comp from Lillerne Tapes returns as a free download, Black September drops a second LP, and Dan Smith launches a live dark-electronic series