Shannon Murphy’s promising debut feature explores the difference between being alive and living.
Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards walks the walk when it comes to advocacy and political awareness. In 2015 she started the Water Fountain, an organization that raises funds for antipollution and clean water efforts around the world. She’s also the host of C.L.A.W. (Collaborative Legions of Artful Womxn), a radio program that champions the work of […]
Also, Mavis Staples enlists interesting new collaborators, and the media wonders whether Governor Rauner has a state e-mail address.
Current musical obsessions of singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks and show taper Aadam Jacobs
Photos of Beck, Deafheaven, Kendrick Lamar, crowd surfing, dancing, and more from Pitchfork Music Festival 2014
The Reader team gives it up for St. Vincent, Tune-Yards, Danny Brown, Twin Peaks, Ka, and Wild Beasts, just for starters.
Like Merrill Garbus, this band’s singer forgoes sultry front-woman crooning in favor of something headier and more interesting.
The acts that will get you through Saturday of Lollapalooza with a minimum of regrets
Recommended and notable shows, including A-Trak, Baby Dee, Destruction, Neil Young, Calle 13, Jonathan Richman, and more
Every week, one of our staffers shares three musical obsessions— then asks someone else (who asks someone else) to take a turn
Tons and tons of music coming to a (Pitchfork, North Coast, Wicker Park) festival near you.
This week’s Early Warnings include Diplo, the Felice Brothers, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, Rise Against and Bad Religion, Rusko, Thin Lizzy, Tune-Yards, Wye Oak, and Yes.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Lou Barlow, Jemina Pearl, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dethklok, Converge, Wilco, and more