Homeroom’s Physics for Listeners series connects local trio ZRL with four disparate composers, the Plastic (Crimewave) Ono Band releases its fourth tape-only split, and more.
The DJs of Windy City Soul Club celebrate ten years of getting asses moving, Sunny Woodz throws a release party with a bonkers bill in West Chicago, and more.
Thirty years for My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, ten years for White Mystery, six years for the All Smiles hip-hop showcase, and more
Record Store Day deals and happenings, listed by store and arranged on an interactive map
Chicago noise-rockers Rash light the fuse of their debut LP, weirdo dance night Hot on the Heels celebrates ten years at Danny’s, and more.
Permanent Records celebrates its odds-defying tenth anniversary, Comfort Station hosts the inaugural ZINEmercado festival, and more.
You may have mixed feelings about what Kanye has become since 2004, but don’t forget about the sea change he helped work on pop rap when he broke out.