Thursday at the Owl, Andy Ortmann and Taralie Peterson play solo sets to open for Body Love, the duo of Ka Baird and Michael Zerang.
The Chicago House Party levels up to ‘music festival’ for 2018, Andy Ortmann spends government money on subversive noise, and more.
Plus: Varsity tease their new garage-pop tape, and friends say farewell to beloved sound engineer John Emerson.
Whitehouse, Death in June, and other weirdo outsiders will be covered.
Varnish is a brand-new, gigantic noisy rock fest featuring 19 bands that goes down this weekend.
News on Volcano!, Rabble Rabble, How to Dress Well, and more
Bitchpork comes back for 2012, Engine merges with Soma Studios, and more