No-wave luminaries the Scissor Girls give their 1992 demo its first-ever vinyl release, radio producer Morgan Sherm debuts the rap podcast Another Element, and more.
Chicago has many independent hip-hop labels, but few maintain rosters as multigenerational as that of Machine Wash Music. Rapper Daryl “Decay” Stewart cofounded Machine Wash after he had an unsatisfying […]
Not Normal Tapes gives itself a year to live, Rabble Rabble reunite to benefit Resilience, and more.
Chicago’s beat scene has to do without the attention the city’s rappers get, but it’s a vital incubator for adventurous, ambitious instrumental hip-hop.