Underground producer Steve Summers drops a 12-inch of sinister acid techno, Chicago rap crew Gold Standard Collective keep the faith on a new compilation, and more.
Prince could hardly have avoided influencing Chicago house, whose earliest, most ardent fans were queer Black and Brown kids.
Local synth wizard Beau Wanzer formed outre club-music group Mutant Beat Dance a decade ago with house producer Melvin Oliphant III (aka Traxx), and in a recent interview with music site Strange Sounds From Beyond, he likens their work to the films of twisted, cheeky B-movie horror director Frank Henenlotter. “I show up with my […]
Mutant Beat Dance throw a little party for their monster debut album, former Ponys front man Jered Gummere drops his first full-length as Richard Vain, and more.
Chicago noise-rockers Rash light the fuse of their debut LP, weirdo dance night Hot on the Heels celebrates ten years at Danny’s, and more.
Chicago house producer Traxx could make better music if he put less stock in 25-year-old production techniques.