If an MC has put in enough work that they can wrap a verse around a beat so tightly you can’t separate the two, then the odds are good they’ve […]
Montana Macks drops a collection of soulful instrumentals, Quiet Pterodactyl releases an all-star compilation to benefit Chicago music venues, and more.
On May 5, Harvey rapper Ty Money released the fifth and final entry in his career-defining mixtape series, Cinco de Money, which he launched in 2015. Each volume has showcased […]
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Current musical obsessions of Adam Schubert from Cafe Racer, Magic Ian of the Maximum Pelt label, and Reader staff writer Leor Galil
Theatre Momentum’s newest experiment blends music with an improvised one-act play.
Nothing against “Monster Mash,” but Chicago has spawned lots of scary songs that sound good all year—these 13 tracks cover house, psych rock, techno, boogie, hip-hop, extreme metal, pop punk, and more.
Kim Petras opens for South African singer-songwriter Troye Sivan at the Chicago Theatre this weekend.
The Chicago rapper’s new mixtape honors Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable in name, but its subject matter and sound is grounded in accessible contemporary rap.
Catch up with one of our favorite local rappers.
Chicago Mixtape celebrates its third birthday this weekend with a massive fund-raiser blowout.
Waxing on about the mixtape
The man behind Advisory Circle and D.D. Denham drops a dusky, tranquil, genre-blurring mix
“Using found footage collected from mysterious and amazing sources, Lambert’s work achieves a magical balance between respecting truly unbelievable source material and twisting it into something hilarious and touching.” That’s […]