Multidisciplinary artist Sol Patches left Chicago a few years ago to study at New York University, but our city remains embedded in her work. She opens her new album, Vivid Image (self-released via Sol y Chaski), by throwing her voice at a skittering beat that borrows the frenetic energy of footwork, and her rapping glides […]
South Korean producer Park Hye Jin makes evocative house music for late nights. On her new EP, How Can I (Ninja Tune), her vocal delivery and production are poised and searing, building on the template of her 2018 debut, If U Want It. On the EP’s first track, “Like This,” she accompanies a swell of […]
British singer Dua Lipa released her second album, Future Nostalgia, on March 27—a week earlier than she originally planned, but right on schedule to give the world a much-needed dose of bubblegum poptimism. The title track opens with a promise: “You want a timeless track, I want to change the game.” From there, the album’s […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local artist and animator Samuel Nigrosh.
Cortini is best known for making Trent Reznor sound even better, but in his solo practice he produces symphonies of sound with exotic analog synths.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Video Warning Attempts,” from the Black Moth Super Rainbow front man.
“Iron Man” is the standout track from Icarus’s 1971 Marvel-themed LP
Local duo Gatekeeper have infected me with their love for 80s digital synths, and that love has led me to this mix by Altair Nouveau.