Michael “Fuzzy” deLisle released just one single in his long career, but he’s played a staggering amount of great country rock and folk.
Chicago native Peter Berkow has been a producer and a professor, and moved from folk to funk to fusion to prog and back.
For 50 years Thom Bishop has been writing songs, lyrics, plays, movies, and more—and his new novel (as Junior Burke) starts with James Dean shooting Ronald Reagan on live TV.
Dr. Charles Joseph Smith collaborated on his new video with filmmakers from Mississippi Records and Raw Music International.
The largest single archive devoted to influential experimental composer John Cage lives in a library at Northwestern—and it goes a lot deeper than its famous Beatles lyric sheets.
The late-60s band founded by unheralded composer Jim Cuomo only released one EP during its lifetime.
Do immigrants really find a better life in the U.S., or is it just a fantasia of prosperity full of barely concealed threats?
Also, the history behind the name of Kim and Kanye’s new daughter, Chicago West.
Also, Rauner is facing a primary challenge from the right.
Also, Durbin confronts Jeff Sessions on his failure to solve Chicago’s gun violence issues.
Also, Trump has reportedly tapped 48-year-old John Lausch as the U.S. attorney for Chicago.
Also, Cook County will stop prosecuting some traffic offenses due to lack of resources.
American Football became heroes to the emo scene after breaking up in obscurity—and 17 years later, they’ve returned with a second album.
Also, snow on the ground in Logan Square for a movie shoot and Rahm’s new inner circle.
The $875,000 settlement agreement with Professor Steven Salaita will end his lawsuits against the university—but will not provide him with a job.