I heard a lot about the glory days of the Fireside Bowl even before I moved to Chicago, and I loved the way the venue brought together bands from disparate subscenes with almost every show. Chicago instrumental trio Rlyr exemplify that freewheeling spirit: in their wondrous thrashing, I can hear the residual effects of growing […]
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Metropolitan Brewing teams up with Pelican for the biere de garde Cold Hope
Beer and Metal returns to review a long-gestating collaboration by beloved Chicago institutions Pelican and Metropolitan Brewing.
Local power trio RLYR premiere the first song from their upcoming debut
Three masters of boundary-pushing metal go shiny, pretty, and epic in RLYR.
Pelican play a rare show with vocals at the Goose Island Urban Block Party
For just the third time in their 15-year career, Pelican won’t be entirely instrumental onstage: Allen Epley of the Life and Times will join the band to sing “The Cliff” on Friday.
Dark Matter and Jump Up Records throw a party for Pressure Drip coffee
Dark Matter and Jump Up Records throw a party for Pressure Drip Jamaican-inspired coffee, Absolutely Not and Rat Hammer celebrate a new split LP, and more.
Gossip Wolf: Riot Fest to book Cobra Lounge
Riot Fest takes over booking Cobra Lounge, Zigtebra and Soft Leather throw Halloween parties, and more.
Three Floyds and Pelican team up again, this time for the black IPA Immutable Dusk
Pelican celebrate the release of Forever Becoming by tapping a new Three Floyds collaboration at their Bottom Lounge show on Wednesday.
Chord’s only performance of 2013 features more than one chord
Ambient drone collective Chord play their only show of the year tomorrow. They also play more than one chord.
Gossip Wolf: Cafe Mustache crowdfunds a bigger music room
Cafe Mustache crowdfunds a bigger music room, Pelican record their fifth LP, and more
Gossip Wolf: Teith drops a posthumous debut LP
Teith drops a posthumous debut LP, Tree and Danny Brown talk collaboration, and more.
Guitarist Trevor de Brauw debuts new track in conjuction with his Neon Marshmallow appearance
Pelican member Trevor de Brauw premieres a droney new guitar track, “They Keep Bowing”
Announcing the lineup for Neon Marshmallow 2012
Which member of Sonic Youth will perform at the 2012 incarnation of the experimental Neon Marshmallow festival? And who else is booked?
Ambitious experimental electronics, obscure doo-wop, good-byes and more in this week’s B Side
Supreme Cuts, Pelican, Codeine, the Wavefront and FitzGerald’s fests, obscure doo-wop, and some sad good-byes
Three Beats: MC Legit drops a free song every Saturday
Frank Rosaly claims his Puerto Rican roots with Bootstrap, Chord makes a “country” album, and Legit drops a free song every Saturday
Unexpected new releases by Pelican guitarist Trevor de Brauw and west-side rap legends Crucial Conflict