The suavely psychedelic synth-pop on George Arthur Calendar’s new Paradox has a Chicago flavor and a Guadalajara groove.
Weeks before the official start of summer, Do Division helps Chicago kick off music-festival season. Empty Bottle Presents and Subterranean programmed its East and West stages, respectively, with a lively mix of bands and DJs from Friday night through Sunday evening. Among this year’s notable acts are two groups that have recently celebrated career milestones: […]
Dumpster Tapes books the Demolición festival to make room for Latinx rock in the self-segregated north-side scene.
The multimedia collective has a record label, a dance night, an apparel line—and now a brick-and-mortar shop.
Headliners of Pitchfork’s 2018 aftershows include Japanese Breakfast, Girlpool, and Kweku Collins.
Emily Jane Powers writes pop songs fit for a Pushcart anthology, Paul Cherry finally fills a full-length with his sweet yacht rock, and more.
Trey Gruber of up-and-coming Laurel Canyon-style rockers Parent has died at age 26.
FeelTrip’s Permanent Vacation Vol. 1 doesn’t have much to do with Joakim Noah, but the people who released it are throwing a party in Noah’s honor tonight.
The Black and Brown Punk Show Collective’s annual festival returns, the Lemons and Paul Cherry collaborate on a split cassette, and more.
“Cherry Time” is a bizarre trip through the world of the 20-something Chicagoan.
Plus: Dumpster Tapes drops its first label comp, OnYou celebrate their best album yet, and more
If you’re stuck at work and can’t watch the video for Cherry’s irresistible new single then you should give his tribute to Olive Garden a listen.