It’s been a long wait since Wovenhand’s 2016 album, Star Treatment, though disciples of founder David Eugene Edwards were fed well by his rich and mysterious 2018 collaboration with Alexander Hacke of Einstürzende Neubauten, Risha (Glitterhouse). Wovenhand, which Edwards founded in Denver in 2001, has gradually shifted over the years from an intense, stark gothic […]
Listening to the 1999 self-titled debut EP by Planes Mistaken for Stars feels like taking a bullet train back to the year it was released. The record’s twinkly guitars, vocals that mix anguished croons and explosive shrieks, and urgent, vaguely poetic lyrics are clear hallmarks of that specific moment in emotional hardcore. The past couple […]
Five Riot Fest emo acts—Thursday, Tigers Jaw, the Anniversary, Balance & Composure, and Underoath—talk about how the genre’s reputation has evolved along with its sound.
Planes Mistaken for Stars play a reunion show at Quenchers on Thursday—a venue too small for their reputation.
The local label landscape, a bunch of punk news, the first big street fest of the season, and more
Fake Fugazi plays for Girls Rock! Chicago, Running dash back into the studio, and Planes Mistaken for Stars reunite again