Joyride Records leaves Ukrainian Village, destination unknown; the original Mannequin Men reunite to celebrate the band’s 15th anniversary; and more.
Beat Drun Juel drop a new single that could’ve come from MTV’s 90s Buzz Bin, Netherfriends’ Shawn Rosenblatt throws a weird party for his latest full-length, and more.
The local garage staple disbands after 11 years together.
Because it’s a Chicago punk-rock tradition.
More Pitchfork lineup predictions, a new album in installments from Redgrave, and more
No more Winters in Osaka, the first annual Fall Ball, and more
Soft Machine founder and indie-rock hero dead at 68
Recording studio Phantom Manor closes; Chicago musicians share its history.
The best thing on country radio today
Famespotting at Pitchfork, plus possibly temporary good-byes from Favorite Records and Mannequin Men
Highlights of the Do-Division Street Fest include Peanut Butter Wolf, Le Butcherettes, and Pinebender
Pinebender plays its first show in two years at Do-Division—and a big chunk of the rest of the lineup has been announced too.
A great free album from hip-hop duo the Promise, a new variety show at Saki, and a birthday party for half of Football
Tomorrow Never Knows: Free trolleys, stand-up comedy, and lots of music—from the Walkmen to Willis Earl Beal
A local concert blogger angles for a gear upgrade. Plus: A new sorta-supergroup makes its live debut, Psalm One eases the wait for her next LP, Bee Control start work on their first album, and more.