Like thousands of asylum seekers, Abu Omar waits with the uncertainty of whether the U.S. government will accept his asylum application.
The harrowing stories of six asylum seekers who now call Chicago home
The most immediately striking aspect of Antonio Sanchez’s music is its lush, cinematic feel, which the drummer also demonstrates in the percussion-only music he composed for the 2014 film Birdman. A native of Mexico City, Sanchez began playing drums at age five, and after performing professionally in rock, jazz, and Latin bands in his teens, […]
Since 1999, British producer Bonobo (aka Simon Green) has been perfecting a serene downtempo electronic sound with porous borders. His most recent album, 2017’s Migration (Ninja Tune), features contributions from precious R&B band Rhye, Nicole Miglis of moody art-rockers Hundred Waters, and New York-based group Innov Gnawa, Moroccan natives whose hypnotic music is rooted in […]
Lakshmi Ramgopal, who usually performs solo as Lykanthea, bids farewell to the songs on her Migration EP this Saturday with a nine-member multidisciplinary group.
Chicago drone-doom veterans Buried at Sea play Wednesday at Reggie’s to support a new release of their only full-length album.
The thriving if sinful city of Cairo seemed destined for greatness. What went wrong?