Christen Thomas booked shows for a decade with the Empty Bottle and Metro teams, but that work was just the beginning of the love, joy, and support she showered on the local scene.
Tag: the Fader
Raunchy Chicago rapper Cupcakke goes all-in for body positivity on ‘Biggie Smalls’
Cupcakke’s first album of the year, the new Queen Elizabitch, demonstrates that her power extends beyond rapping about sex.
The GTW puts a face to Chicago’s avant-pop scene
Charismatic Chicago MC and singer the GTW could help the city’s avant-garde pop scene blow up.
Q&A with Danny Brown: “I could possibly die from music”
What makes Detroit rappers special, and how much weed got smoked during that one video shoot
Gossip Wolf: Loose Dudes Drop Out
Loose Dudes call it quits, Aleks Eva becomes Magic Key, and Brenmar makes a Fader mix
Work for Love
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.