Irish dream-pop genius Joe Cassidy lived in Chicago for more than a decade and became a beloved part of our music scene.
This autumn marks 30 years since Ken Vandermark moved to Chicago. The reedist plays tenor and baritone saxophones as well as B-flat and bass clarinets, and his staggering output—he’s put out six releases this year alone, one of them a five-disc set—can be divided and analyzed according to any number of metrics, including where he […]
Former Zincs leader James Elkington plays with Joan Shelley, Tweedy, Brokeback, Eleventh Dream Day, and more—and the new Wintres Woma, his first album under his own name, won’t change that.
Lord licenses its doom metal to a pole dancer, and the Whistler launches the covers series Playing Favorites