Alejandro Morales’s death doesn’t just leave a hole in Chicago’s DIY music scene—it’s a loss to community activists, to affordable housing advocates, and to countless friendships.
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Josh Davis.
Current musical obsessions of Varsity front woman Stephanie Smith, Flowerbooking agent Natasha Parish, and Reader associate editor Kevin Warwick
Beat Drun Juel drop a new single that could’ve come from MTV’s 90s Buzz Bin, Netherfriends’ Shawn Rosenblatt throws a weird party for his latest full-length, and more.
Girlsville Records launches with a comp to benefit the Translife Center, Implodes prove they haven’t imploded, and more.
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Josh Davis of Dead Meat Design.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Manson Girls” from the upcoming full-length “You Know What to Do,” out 10/28 via K Records
Thee Oh Sees are leaving us with one more record.
Thee Oh Sees frontman John Dwyer is back with a new project, just a few weeks after they called it a day.
Head over to the Reader‘s interactive jukebox to hear the latest additions.
Reviews of 16 fresh releases from all over the map: Wire, Aosoth, Julia Kent, DJ Koze, Pedrito Martinez, Sax G, and lots more
What’s on the Agenda for Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Our ten best bets for fall music: Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall, A$AP Rocky with Schoolboy Q and Danny Brown, the Umbrella Music Festival, and more
The Mallard’s “Fog” is an awesome weirdo-rock gem
A poster by Josh Davis for last Sunday’s Pitchfork afterparty at Empty Bottle