Metro hosts a memorial for musician and mensch Rob Warmowski, Jeremiah Meece of The-Drum teases an imminent album of spooky electro, and more.
One of Chicago’s best unsung musicians drops a new album, the Chicago Black Social Culture Map talks west-side music, and more.
Roots-reggae five-piece Akasha address immigration and discrimination on Mother of Exiles, label and multimedia collective FeelTrip ask for help opening their record store, and more.
Abraham Levitan of Shame That Tune and Baby Teeth dusts off his singing-in-public shoes, Metro hosts a Neo reunion three years after the venerable goth club’s closing, and more.
The new record is a spaced-out R&B masterpiece.
Jeremiah Meece of The-Drum and Ethan Jared of Romance organized the new event.
This lovely, woozy ditty appears on Chicago Cassette Compilation: Volume 2, which comes out on Tuesday.
Ghetto-house pioneer DJ Funk releases a career retrospective, the Adler mashes up stars with rock stars, and more.
They saved the day when Supreme Cuts’ gear failed at Lollapalooza, turning in one of the best sets of the weekend.
Current musical obsessions of The-Drum’s Jeremiah Meece and Dave Mata of Impala Sound Champions
Red Scare Industries celebrates ten years, and The-Drum launches the Lo Motion label
Charismatic Chicago MC and singer the GTW could help the city’s avant-garde pop scene blow up.
North Coast Music Festival has found its niche—one where Danny Brown, AlunaGeorge, and the Disco Biscuits fit side by side.
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include Rhythms of China, White Hills, Matthew De Gennaro, The-Drum, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and Red Baraat.
Icy Demons bassist Griffin Rodriguez needs help bouncing back from a bike crash, and more.