Star Creature Universal Vibrations starts 2020 with a bundle of boogie, Elastic Arts debuts a 16-channel overhead sound system, and more.
The Cool Kids hit Temperance to celebrate the tenth birthday of their first EP
The Cool Kids hit Temperance to celebrate the tenth birthday of their first EP, an all-star Chicago crew plays Black Sabbath and Abba at the same Halloween show, and more.
Pirates of Penzance and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week
Charles White at the Art Institute and more goings-on 7/16-7/19.
Psych-pop group Roommate play their first Chicago show in more than two years
Psych-pop group Roommate play their first Chicago show in more than two years, DJ Clent spins at another giant juke, footwork, and ghetto-house blowout, and more.
Guy: My girlfriend wants to be her roommate’s sex slave—and I like it
Dan Savage advises a young man whose girlfriend is masturbating with her roommate’s dirty panties, and more.
Logan Bay loses half a leg to a driver, keeps programming WLPN from his hospital bed
A badly injured Logan Bay keeps running WLPN from the hospital, Seth Vanek moves throws The Therapy Sessions a birthday party, and more.
As Roommate, Kent Lambert refracts anxiety into wide-eyed psychedelia
The songwriter dives into the psychology behind his 15-year-old psych-pop project.
Five Chicago albums to look forward to in 2015
The new year’s already looking good for local music.
Reader’s Agenda Sat 7/13: West Fest, Windy City Smokeout, and Jerry’s sixth anniversary
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, July 13
Gossip Wolf: Radar Eyes prep two new singles (and a baby)
Radar Eyes prep two new singles (and a baby), Roommate plays the Cure, Neon Marshmallow returns next month, and more
Friday at the Bottle: the polystylistic grind of Starring
Violist and former Chicagoan Amy Cimini opens for Bobby Conn tomorrow with multistylistic rock band Starring
Bazaar Bear Never Looked So Bummed
Roommate’s epic, retro-tastic new video
Chicago Underground Film Festival Opening Night Party
Kent Lambert of Roommate and Mark Wright perform live video mixing at the opening night party for the Chicago Underground Film Festival, 6/24 at 10 p.m. at Jerry’s, 1938 W. Division St.
The List: March 4-10, 2010
Critic’s Choices and other notable concerts: The Magnetic Fields, Katherine Young, Atomic, Goatwhore, Efterklang, the Gunshy, and more
Fancy Pop, Tomorrow at the Whistler
New York orch-pop quartet the Fancy—with a lineup including former Chicagoans Katherine Young and Amy Cimini—makes its local debut.