Pitchfork artists Girlpool, Japanese Breakfast, and (Sandy) Alex G refresh the indie tradition of foregrounding emotional development, not just musical evolution.
By showcasing Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker, Nilüfer Yanya, and Ravyn Lenae, Pitchfork demonstrates the depth of the young female talent pool.
Open Mike Eagle shares some of the research behind his album-length love letter to the Robert Taylor Homes.
All kinds of Chicago music—AM radio pop, free-spirited R&B, bold Afrocentric jazz, soulful funk—came together to shape her incredible voice.
Circuit des Yeux, Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society, Irreversible Entanglements, and This Is Not This Heat don’t sell tickets like Fleet Foxes, but they help keep the Pitchfork Music Festival interesting.
Every set at the 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival, from the Curls on Friday, July 20, to Ms. Lauryn Hill on Sunday, July 22.
Name as many people, places, and musical acts pictured on the cover as you can, and you might win a pair of passes to the Pitchfork Music Festival.
Headliners of Pitchfork’s 2018 aftershows include Japanese Breakfast, Girlpool, and Kweku Collins.
Lollapalooza’s ticket sales have slowed, and Reggae Fest and Chicago Open Air are canceled—are these the growth pangs of a healthy but crowded festival market, or is a crash on the way?
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.
Juice Wrld has only played a couple shows and has at best two Soundcloud hits—but he just signed a deal with Interscope reportedly worth $3 million.
Reader intern Rachel Yang returns to the Violet Hour to see who will join the 14 previously announced performers at this summer’s Pitchfork Music Festival.
Harry Potter Trivia and more goings-on March 5-8.
A Reader intern discovers the life of excitement and glamour that is journalism.
Also, Attorney General Sessions slams Emanuel, Chicago yet again.