Congotronics International is rooted in Konono No. 1 and the Kasai Allstars, two bands from the Democratic Republic of the Congo that released music through legendary Belgian label Crammed Discs in the mid-2000s. Those groups’ hyperamplified, percussion-heavy sounds, which Crammed released in a series dubbed Congotronics (also the title of Konono No. 1’s 2004 album […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Nashville artist Dean Tomasek.
A lot has changed since the last time MTV filmed its reality show in the city.
Watch Spike Jonze and Olympia Le-Tan’s new stop-motion video, Mourir Auprès de Toi.
Chicago Short Film Brigade’s “final shows for a long while” are Thursday and Sunday at The Hideout.