The group released its first EP in two years this week.
Maybe don’t call the single off Ultrademon’s new album “seapunk,” but do play it often.
They saved the day when Supreme Cuts’ gear failed at Lollapalooza, turning in one of the best sets of the weekend.
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.
Lil Herb offers up some complex, engrossing street rap with Welcome to Fazoland.
The local rapper-singer draws upon 90s R&B, Miami bass, and that time an ex messed up his clothes with bleach for the sensual, sparkling “Bleach Pool.”
The Chicago transplant discusses his dark spin on rap and R&B after dropping his debut solo mixtape, New Wavey.
Pitchfork afterparties: There’s no Bitchpork this year, but there is Rotted Tooth, plus plenty more.
The rapper drops a couple new tracks that should get plenty of traction outside the city as Chance the Rapper clues the nation’s pop listeners into another side of the local rap scene.
The night that everyone stopped giving a fuck
The jazz vocalist/rap collaborator on her partnership with producer Petter Cottontale, her work with Chance the Rapper, and more
Shimmering new R&B from the-Drum and the GTW
Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces talks to the GTW about Seattle hip-hop, signing to Sub Pop, and Chief Keef.
Brooding, smart R&B from an up-and-coming local duo