Chicago label Sanzimat International documents the Lithuanian diaspora with three new tapes, including one with Vyto B, creator of 70s outsider classic Tricentennial 2076.
This year’s Million Tongues includes Munehiro Narita of High Rise, fingerstyle guitarist Mark Fosson, and a few acts that played the first festival in 2004—Spires That in the Sunset Rise, Fursaxa, and Charalambides.
Adam Granduciel of the War on Drugs talks to Steve Krakow, aka Plastic Crimewave: “I just want every show to blow my fucking mind.”
Bil Vermette’s spacey synths return from 1984, Indian releases a new LP of hateful doom, and more.
Ryley Walker’s first seven-inch, a new album from Moonrises, and more
A young face at the CSO, words with Die Antwoord’s Ninja, music tips from locals, and much more
Digging into seapunk, “mysterious” rock, and more
A new label, an upcoming mix tape, some vast quantity of musical projects, etc.
All things Pitchfork and a bunch more besides
Glam garage, Hopper’s current jams, Tyler Jon Tyler meets Screaming Females, picks from local scenesters, and more
Year-end bests, upcoming projects, New Year’s Eve, and much more
Pop metal, cult metal, world music, and more
Krautrock, post-rock, indie rock, the Chicago Jazz Festival, and more
So much Pitchfork stuff. And so much non-Pitchfork stuff too.
Albini gossip, brutal New Orleans metal, festival goings-on, and what I’m sure will be a controversial music column