You don’t have to know Ernest Hood’s 1975 album Neighborhoods to understand what’s going on in the new compilation New Neighborhoods, but it doesn’t hurt. Born in 1923, Hood was […]
For more than a decade, Chicago singer-songwriter Lee Ketch has used his band Mooner to perfect an earthy indie-rock sound that draws equally from Americana and power pop. On the […]
This Portland-based progressive sludge-metal band returned from a lull last year with two new members, bassist-vocalist Alyssa Maucere (formerly of Eight Bells) and drummer Kevin Swartz (of Bottom and Forgotten […]
The late-60s band founded by unheralded composer Jim Cuomo only released one EP during its lifetime.
Also, Bernie Sanders endorses Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for Congress.
Chicago should consider adding adaptive cycles to its bike-share program.
Uncle Dan takes questions from a live audience in Portland
Also, Showtime has picked up a new scripted show about the lives of young black men on the south side.
The city’s 1,900 miles of backstreets make Chicago the “Alley Capital of America.”
This week’s gig poster was designed by Portland-based artist Guy Burwell.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, September 18
Current musical obsessions of Exit Ghost guitarist Michael Golas and artist Elena Ailes
Help for two former Chicagoans caught in the SXSW hit-and-run, new music from the Lemons, and more
Dan answers Canadians’ questions about sex.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, September 25