The new Neurosis album, Honor Found in Decay, might be the closest the band ever gets to a country record
Artist on Artist: John Cale talks to cellist Alison Chesley, aka Helen Money
Somehow there is beef between Steve Albini and someone else and he’s the one who’s not the asshole in the situation
Tortoise’s Jeff Parker on Billy Eckstine and engineer Ken Brown on Steve Albini’s food blog
Rye Coalition’s “Heart of Gold, Jacket of Leather” from the 2002 album On Top
The documentary Parallax Sounds is about the Chicago underground music scene of the 90s, but you’ll hardly hear any of the music.
Eric Chenaux’s old band Phleg Camp sounds about as different from his new solo record as possible.
The Wedding Present play their 21-year-old album Seamonsters on Tuesday at the Double Door.
Listen to the Cribs’ new Chicago-specific single.
Steve Albini on an outspoken minority
A recipe from Molly O’Neill’s cookbook One Big Table.
Plus: A transformed Singer returns for a second album, and Parallax Sounds, a doc on Chicago architecture and music, needs your support
The year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader
Ken Vandermark performs Saturday 4/2 at a free screening of the Amazon river documentary “Roads of Water,” which he scored. Also showing clips from “Roads” director Augusto Contento’s in-progress post-rock-doc “Parallax Sounds.”