The cornetist’s new album, Alternate Moon Cycles, is the first LP released on the new local label International Anthems.
A sneak preview of the drummer’s forthcoming album on the new International Anthem imprint
The saxophonit joins the Chicago Underground Duo at the Promontory for his first appearance in Chicago in more than a decade.
My favorite albums of 2013, helmed by Chicago musicians.
The prolific Chicago cornetist and composer gives the Chicago debut of two new suites.
Pitchfork afterparties: There’s no Bitchpork this year, but there is Rotted Tooth, plus plenty more.
Shows to see over the next few days include Freakwater, Michael Vallera, Femi Kuti, Castle, and the NRG Ensemble
Local synthesizer experiments, local jazz, local rap, and nostalgic punk
As the touring circuit cools down for the holidays, let’s take notice of the great Chicago talent that surrounds us all year round
Rob Mazurek’s new Pulsar Quartet, featuring superb New York pianist Angelica Sanchez, kicks off a four-night Whistler residency.
New music from the Chicago Underground Duo
Thee Oh Sees, Bon Iver, and all the shows to know this week
A couple weeks ago a meticulously produced and packaged CD reissue of Intents and Purposes, a classic and incredibly rare 1967 album by trumpeter Bill Dixon, began turning up in record shops. International Phonograph, the Chicago label behind it, isn’t exactly new, but its only other release is an album by reedist pianist Richie Beirach […]
Sao Paulo percussionist Mauricio Takara (Hurtmold, Sao Paulo Underground) leads a group of his own this Wednesday at Heaven Gallery.
Recommended events paired with Chicago restaurants.