Composer and guitarist Daniel Wyche has long been a vital figure in Chicago’s experimental music scene, most notably at Elastic Arts, where he’s curated, produced, and organized concerts since 2013. […]
With the new Chicago XX, their third full-length in three years, the indefatigable weirdos in Cheer-Accident have hit a hot streak late in the fourth decade of their career.
On the eve of their latest return home, the Jesus Lizard talk about why they chose Chicago—and how they became its most beautiful noise-rock monsters.
Gossip Wolf guesses about the Riot Fest roster, Skin Graft Records cranks back into action for its 25th anniversary, and more.
Reviews of 15 current releases from all over the world of music: Deerhunter, Altar of Plagues, and lots more
David Yow of Scratch Acid talks to Rob Warmowski of Sirs
Jeremy finishes up his year with Pavement as they conquer the Hollywood Bowl and Matador 21. Could there have been a more fitting end?
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Reflection Eternal, Peter Brötzmann & Hamid Drake, Céu, Drop the Lime, the Styrenes, and other notable shows
This weekend only: art show with Todd Rittmann and Jeff Tady
Todd Rittmann’s new band roasts chestnuts.