On his first album in four years, Chicago singer theMIND digs in against the disenfranchisement of Black voices.
Chicago nonprofit Open the Circle works to spread a local Black dance culture that can knit together youth communities.
After adding his voice to music by the likes of Mick Jenkins, Chance the Rapper, and Joey Purp, the Mind steps out on his own with Summer Camp.
Excellent local posthardcore group Coping is dead, but its debut album is finally here
A Spotify playlist all about local DIY shows
Leor Galil, Reader music critic Mamaleek’s Kurdaitcha: Here’s something I never expected to hear from a pair of San Francisco bedroom musicians: a moving, visceral concoction of black metal, jazz, shoegaze, hip-hop, experimental, and world music rolled into one intense record. The sheer power and beauty of songs like “The White Marble Stone” continue to […]
Louis Lapat returns to the site of traumatic teen summers at Wisconsin’s ultra-competitive Camp Ojibwa in his documentary “Win or Lose,” screening Sunday at the Highland Park Theater.