Ian Mackaye opinions about album pricing, an 18-disc box set of African pop, Will Oldham’s Crocs, folky photos, and lots of concert recommendations
Krautrock, post-rock, indie rock, the Chicago Jazz Festival, and more
Lollapalooza, punk nostalgia, the funniest political rappers working, and more
The band name game
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced it’s doubling the number of Best Picture nominees at the 82nd Oscar awards ceremony.
Not just for Mika Miko and the Strange Boys but also for Ty Segall (who’s playing a free in-store at Permanent Records too).
Two odd romances contemplate the moment when the caregiver becomes the caregivee.
The Chicago Film Critics Association has spoken.
Everyone talks at one time or another about bolting for parts unknown. George Savino actually did it, leaving a secure job at the Reader for a three-year sojourn in sunny […]