Due to the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, the students were forced to put their show on hold. Now, a long two years later, students in the high school’s media arts program are premiering their television show pilot, Stitched Together, on the big screen at Music Box Theatre.
A new Zoom opera honors the health-care workers fighting COVID
A new Zoom opera honors the health-care workers fighting COVID, country cat Lawrence Peters leads a workshop for aspiring record collectors, and more.
A Dusty Groove documentary premieres in Chicago
Danielle Beverly’s Dusty Groove: The Sound of Transition tells intimate stories about our deep connection to music.
Chicago punks Absolutely Not release a morbid, hilarious video for the brand-new ‘Bottom of the Pit’
“Bottom of the Pit” is the debut single from Absolutely Not’s first album as a four-piece, the forthcoming Problematic—they’ve added Chris Sutter from Meat Wave on second guitar.
Check out the first single from the upcoming LP by Chicago punk mainstays the Brokedowns
The Brokedowns keep on outliving other punk bands, and on the new single from the upcoming Sick of Space, these grown-ass adults still rule.
Local slacker-rock quartet Post Child debut the music video for ‘Fake Sex’
Post Child’s new lo-fi video pays homage to the 90s, just like the band’s fuzzy songs.
Local noise-rock trio Montrose Man debut an unsettling music video
Montrose Man drop the video for “Tom Waits for No One” in advance of their record-release show this weekend.
Local trio Absolutely Not premiere the paranoia-inducing video for ‘Programmed’
Prolific trio Absolutely Not celebrate the release of their new single with a benefit show Friday night at Emporium.
Gossip Wolf premieres Soft Candy’s new garage-psych single
Gossip Wolf premieres Soft Candy’s new garage-psych single, the 3 Yards Bangin’ House Fest returns to the southeast side, and more.
Fuzzy Chicago power trio Basement Family share an exclusive stream of their upcoming self-titled 12-inch
Stoner-pop trio Basement Family drop their first vinyl next week—and play a release party next month.
World premiere: A preview of John Patitucci’s new guitar-driven album Brooklyn
The veteran bassist brings his new quartet to Evanston on Tuesday, May 19.
Reader premiere: Local punk band Rad Payoff’s video for the surly jam ‘Sunglasses’
We’re premiering the music video for Rad Payoff’s “Sunglasses” just prior to the local punk band’s Sun 1/4 performance at Ian’s Party.
Track premiere: Local drummer Makaya McCraven’s ‘Three Fifths a Man’
A sneak preview of the drummer’s forthcoming album on the new International Anthem imprint
The Walking Dead premiere is sponsored by the letter F—for friendship
Premiere: The video for Noelz Vedere’s mellow ‘Censored Love’
An exclusive premiere of a track from the north-side MC’s recent debut, Bittersweet Victory