The Year of Chicago Music has had less music in it than anybody anticipated, but we still have plenty to celebrate.
A tour and oral history of the long-gone spaces that birthed one of the foundational sounds in modern pop
The Reader collects some of the best and brightest bits from the past week’s music writing.
Phuture plays a free show Friday evening at the Spirit of Music Garden, and tonight two of the group’s members will talk about the rise of acid house at the Apple store on Michigan Avenue.
In these excerpts from his lively and meticulous new book, The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America, longtime Reader contributor Michaelangelo Matos chronicles the three-decade ascent of EDM.
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The Roland TB-303 and the accidental birth of acid house