Current musical obsessions of RedEye columnist Ernest Wilkins, editor Ned Hepburn, and more
The Reader’s Agenda: Sun 6/10
What’s on the Agenda for Sunday, June 10, 2012
The Chicago Blues Festival, Ribfest Chicago, and more on the B Side
Lots of blues, lots of ribs, and lots more
Shows to see: Dragged Into Sunlight, Swimsuit Addition, Radiohead, and more
Gnarly bubblegum, incomprehensible Lovecraftian horror, and Dr. John
Willis Earl Beal lands a record deal
When I met Willis Earl Beal earlier this year he was “super unknown.” Now he has a record deal with XL imprint Hot Charity.
A Homemade Canon
Loud Family front man Scott Miller picks his favorites from a half century of pop, and his choices are fun to read about even when they’re hard to agree with.
“Chicago has effectively become John Luther Adams City”
Alex Ross and John Luther Adams in Chicago.
Sharp Darts Radio Rides Again
Episode two of Miles Raymer’s podcast, Sharp Darts Radio
Mixtape For a Low Dishonest Decade
21 songs for a terrible decade.
While I was off gallivanting up and down the west coast, New Yorker pop critic Sasha Frere-Jones dropped the first installment of a new series called Dithering, which will be devoted to a subject he describes succinctly in an introductory post as “the sound quality of recorded music—analog, digital, or any combination thereof.” The first […]
3/6 — Richard Bellia opening and film screening
3/6 –Richard Bellia opening and screening of “But We Have the Music” at ThinkArt
Radiohead remixed by you
Radiohead goes open-source with “Nude”
Give Up the Ship
EMI and the other majors are foundering, but should the artists care?
Whose idea was the Radiohead reissue?
Is EMI getting back at Radiohead?