The Gilgamanians and Maku Sica (formerly Mako Sica) sound profoundly different from each other, but these two local ensembles share a commitment to using improvisation to tap into ideas they […]
The Chicago Poetry Center kicks off another season of Blue Hour tonight. Blue Hour is an in-person series of readings by poets, largely Chicago-based, followed by community gathering time. The […]
Since it opened two years ago, Sleeping Village has become a hub for some of the city’s best (and most affordable) local shows. A fine example is this concert, headlined […]
Here’s where to see who voted for what and how the points got divvied up.
The Reader polled dozens of critics to arrive at an absolutely indisputable ranked list of several hundred records that will definitely not start any arguments.
Current musical obsessions of Mako Sica bassist Brent Fuscaldo, guitarist and sound experimenter Mark Shippy, and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
Homeroom’s Physics for Listeners series connects local trio ZRL with four disparate composers, the Plastic (Crimewave) Ono Band releases its fourth tape-only split, and more.
This year’s Jazz Festival aftershows include Mako Sica with Hamid Drake, Dee Alexander performing Nina Simone, and the traditional engagements by Ira Sullivan and Edward “Kidd” Jordan.
Matianak at Reggie’s Music Joint and more goings-on 8/27-8/30.
Since I first encountered it nearly a decade ago, I’ve repeatedly tried to engage with the music of Chicago trio Mako Sica. The determinedly exploratory ensemble couches improvisational impulses within […]
I Kong Kult end a three-year hiatus to release their ass-shaking debut, Mako Sica hold a benefit to push back against cycling deaths, and more.
Con Air Looking for something to do today? Agenda‘s got you covered. Doc Films, the University of Chicago’s student film society, hosts a screening of the Nic Cage actioner Con […]
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, October 12, 2012
Soundboard recommends Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Mako Sica, Lindstrom, and Keith Rowe
Permanent Records throws itself a party at the Hideout this Saturday with Cave, Cacaw, Black Math, and Mako Sica.