The pandemic separated the members of Chicago emo trio Hospital Bracelet almost a year before their thrilling debut album made a splash in the scene.
Pitchfork has never booked an emo act before—but the Hotelier’s new album is too good to ignore.
Nine Reader writers tackle new releases from otherworldly pop virtuoso Anohni, ambient wizard Brian Eno, self-proclaimed “Hood Pope” A$AP Ferg, and wintry folksinger Marissa Nadler, to name a few.
Gossip Wolf guesses about the Lolla lineup, the Hideout throws its annual party for local acts heading to SXSW, and more.
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Tell us which headliner you’re most pumped to see, and our Riot Fest flowchart will tell you who else to catch.
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