Current musical obsessions of Bare Mutants vocalist Jeanine O’Toole, and Eternals front man Damon Locks
Six Reader writers fan out to consider Author & Punisher, Ciara, and more
Current obsessions of Girls Rock! Chicago outreach director Melissa Oglesby and saxophonist Kate Walsh
Doug Shorts has been a doorman, a karate instructor, even an extra in an Adam Sandler movie—and now he might finally make it as a soul singer.
The shop, run by former Lincoln Hall manager Nick Mayor and his wife, Jen Lemasters (a photo assistant at Threadless), specializes in new and used vinyl with a focus on garage and punk, and it will eventually host regular in-store performances.
The coffee-table book and CD set Enjoy the Experience documents the weird bygone world of private-press records.
Steve Krakow’s Humboldt Park apartment is teeming with records, comics, and an animatronic bear or two.
Current musical obsessions of Julie Shapiro of Third Coast and Jim Dempsey of Corbett vs. Dempsey
Current musical obsessions of CUFF artistic director Bryan Wendorf and filmmaker Mike Gibisser
Blowing $260 on records in one day results in a whirlwind of emotions
Numero Group hosts its inaugural fall yard sale this Saturday in Little Village from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Adam Dunn: world-historically bad
Held onto the relationship long enough to gain a lifetime of dancing and singing.
A local psych maven’s beautiful bad trip, Eef Barzelay’s hip-hop ho, and collectivist free folk from Glasgow
SOUL OF THE BLUES Solomon Burke Black Top BT-1095 MISSISSIPPI BURNIN’ BLUES Sweet Miss Coffy, Cadillac George Harris, George Jackson Mardi Gras Records MG-1017 Not many years ago, soul-music aficionados often disdained traditional blues as lower-class, simplistic music embarrassingly reminiscent of an earlier, more oppressive era. Many blues fans, for their part, turned up their […]