Flying Nun Records has revived Straitjacket Fits’ catalog, giving the band a second chance at the huge audience they deserved.
When New Zealand singer-songwriter Jonathan Bree began his solo career in 2013, his creations were almost diametrically opposed to the poppy, upbeat material that he’d crafted in the Brunettes, his longtime project with Heather Mansfield. His first two LPs were melancholy and dour, casting his deep, gloomy, discontented croon in a dark light. But on […]
Five literary biopics whose visual style lives up to the words.
Also, alderman Ameya Pawar says Democrats contributed to the rise of Rauner and Trump.
Also, a New Zealand-based coffee chain wants to open more than 30 locations in Chicago over the next few years.
LA garage label Burger Records throws itself 50 parties (including one in Chicago), Smart Bar celebrates women in dance music, and more.
Talking to the front man and guitarist of the New Zealand trio, who play Lincoln Hall on Monday.
Four of the greatest minutes of music to emerge from New Zealand
Current obsessions of music photographer Carmelo Española and Sick/Tired vocalist Adam Jennings
The band releases triple LP Guilt Mirrors in February.
Dan on a cross-dresser in a nursing home, drunk straight girls making out, and a kid’s developing porn connoisseurship.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.