Not Normal Tapes gives itself a year to live, Rabble Rabble reunite to benefit Resilience, and more.
Jenny Pulse drops the Spa Moans name (and her lo-fi sound) for the danceable new Marmalade, rapper Calid B brings his second AfroBang mixtape to the stage, and more.
Vamos make the kind of slaphappy, feral rock ’n’ roll that’s got a tectonic power, which is why in 2015 local music site cum label Midwest Action asked front man Ryan Murphy which building he’d want to destroy with his band’s sound. (Murphy’s answer: “Trump Tower or the DMV.”) It’s all well and good to […]
Steve Mizek’s Argot label celebrates five years of top-shelf electronic music, Cole’s hosts a Halloween cover-band benefit for Mexico and Puerto Rico, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Joe Schorgl.
White Mystery, Flesh Panthers, Vamos, Dumpster Babies, and others help raise money for Logan Square arts hub Comfort Station with an outdoor show next Saturday.
Los Crudos celebrate their 25th year with nine days of music and art, Vamos and Lil Tits play a first-anniversary party for the new Crown Liquors, and more.
Mama celebrate a new EP at the Empty Bottle tonight, and Vamos open with material from this year’s excellent Spiderbait.
Field reports from Riot Fest’s inclement opening day—highlights include Slayer, the Hotelier, Mastodon, the Offspring, and Stiff Little Fingers.
We’ve got the scoop on the hour-by-hour schedule for the tenth annual Riot Fest, which starts next Friday.
Current musical obsessions of Chicago Singles Club founder Jeff Kelley, Rachel Sarah Thomas (aka KSRA), and more
Our picks for the best places to be on the most romantic day of the year
A gift from Rabble Rabble, plus GLC’s on a roll