Rumors about the Chicago band’s sexually abusive behavior had been circulating in private for years. A group of devoted fans decided to make them public.
You got your Riot Fest in my peanut butter!
So if the local acts at Riot Fest were kinds of peanut butter … you know what, never mind.
The Orwells are a rock band happily toeing the blurry line between proper and disorderly
What’s long made this Elmhurst-bred fivesome so kinetic is that hidden within plain sight of their arena-ready garage-loyal melodies and Mario Cuomo’s cheeky, apathetic sneer is the capability or, well, desire to drunkenly toe the blurry line between proper, showman-focused rock band and degenerate, fuck-shit-up rock band. In short, the Orwells always seem to be […]
Let the Lollapalooza lineup predictions begin
Gossip Wolf guesses about the Lolla lineup, the Hideout throws its annual party for local acts heading to SXSW, and more.
Riot Fest day two: Sunshine, bees, the Descendents, Dashboard Confessional, and more
Folks still needed boots for the mud, but the sunshine on Riot Fest’s second day made the good sets even better.
A Riot Fest flowchart
Tell us which headliner you’re most pumped to see, and our Riot Fest flowchart will tell you who else to catch.
A roundup of local acts at Riot Fest
Chicago makes a good showing at Riot Fest—at least if you don’t count Ur Lineup Sux, Bro. Because they sux.
Tomorrow Never Knows 2013
This year Tomorrow Never Knows is bigger than ever, with Merchandise, Chelsea Wolfe, the Walkmen, Jessie Ware, and much more.
A short history of FeelTrip’s DIY venue
Cofounder Dave Beltran talks about the label and how it transformed into a multipurpose space