What our listings coordinator is musing about this week
Composer and guitarist Daniel Wyche has long been a vital figure in Chicago’s experimental music scene, most notably at Elastic Arts, where he’s curated, produced, and organized concerts since 2013. His upcoming show at the Logan Square venue, where he’ll perform alongside frequent collaborator and fellow guitarist Mark Shippy, celebrates his 40th birthday and his […]
Current musical obsessions of Mako Sica bassist Brent Fuscaldo, guitarist and sound experimenter Mark Shippy, and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
On Thursday at Constellation, Astral Spirits celebrates tape releases by Billington/Shippy/Wyche and Matt Lux’s Communication Arts Quartet.
Beat Kitchen hosts a panel to confront sexual harassment in music, 606 Records books 24 hours of DJs to benefit Lumpen Radio, and more.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, May 25
Reviews of 15 current releases from all over the world of music: Deerhunter, Altar of Plagues, and lots more
New York’s Byron Westbrook, performing in his Corridors guise, joins Italy’s Stefano Pilia on a bill of experimental music Wednesday evening at a local DIY space
Dan Burke’s Complacency label releases Offstrings, a fine collection of experimental guitar music; the participants perform tonight at the Hideout.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Reflection Eternal, Peter Brötzmann & Hamid Drake, Céu, Drop the Lime, the Styrenes, and other notable shows