For 12 years, the Chicago Psych Fest has provided a great way to check out some of the city’s best psychedelic and experimental rock bands. The 2022 edition features a one-off reunion of the Great Society Mind Destroyers, whose headlining set will be their first gig together in 11 years—reason enough by itself to come […]
Homeroom’s Physics for Listeners series connects local trio ZRL with four disparate composers, the Plastic (Crimewave) Ono Band releases its fourth tape-only split, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist, musician, and Secret Historian Steve Krakow for his band Plastic Crimewave Syndicate.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by artist, musician, and Reader contributor Steve Krakow, aka Plastic Crimewave.
Chicago would have been a much more mundane place over the last two decades without the tireless efforts of musician, artist, promoter, historian (and Reader contributor) Plastic Crimewave, aka Steve Krakow. Sometimes his music can seem overshadowed by his work organizing and promoting shows of great psychedelic trip-meisters from all over the world, but a […]
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist and musician Steve “Plastic Crimewave” Krakow.
Bill Satek’s project releases a new split single and plays a release show tomorrow.
His street art and love songs have a powerful antiviolence subtext—and his Summer in Pain Festival benefits CeaseFire.
Steve Krakow’s Humboldt Park apartment is teeming with records, comics, and an animatronic bear or two.
What’s on the Agenda for Sunday, December 2, 2012