Sludge rock, an eco-friendly fest, a punk-rock record fair, and more
Subterranean, June 19; Hideout, June 20
Albini gossip, brutal New Orleans metal, festival goings-on, and what I’m sure will be a controversial music column
Those Darlins, Mucca Pazza, and Califone, June 11-12
May 29, Schubas
Thoughts on race and soul, burns on a bridge-burner, and more
Barnstormers, bootleggers, what’s up with Def Leppard, and much more.
Sleigh Bells, an electronic weirdo, early Chicago punk, an Albini burn, and more
April 28, the Vic
Metal, gossip, neo-ravers, Gypsy punks, and more
Erykah Badu, Kaki King, the Singleman Affair, Janelle Monae, Belle & Sebastian, the Black Lips, Baaba Maal, and more
March 24, Beat Kitchen
My God . . . it’s full of stars.
March 20, Hideout; March 15, Lincoln Hall