With the new video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” Lil Nas X uses his giant platform to blow assimilationism out of the water.
The west-side rap duo have tons of fun sharing the mike on “Mmhmm,” and the video is even more contagious.
Monster Mike’s new video, by local crew New Trash, may be your only chance to see a rapper duel a cetacean with katanas.
The score to cheapo 80s slasher 555, created by house DJ Frankie “Hollywood” Rodriguez, gets released for the first time.
“A lot of musicians around this time are suffering from the thought of not being able to perform. There’s a certain level of anxiety.”
An investigation into the use of batons raises questions about the police department’s road to reform.
“To me that’s kind of the magical part, bringing the songs to various people to work on them together.”
Dr. Charles Joseph Smith collaborated on his new video with filmmakers from Mississippi Records and Raw Music International.
Daybreaker’s new “Porn and Fame” video straddles the line where partying too much stops being funny.
Chicago filmmaker Jim Sikora screens a rarely seen love letter to Saccharine Trust, Sacha Mullin celebrates an earnest, silly new video for an old song, and more.
No Men summon a demon to fight climate change in their new video, DJ and producer Ariel Zetina celebrates a new EP at Danny’s, and more.
Young Chicago production duo New Trash have made an asset of a low budget on shoots with Valee, Avantist, Mother Nature, and many more.
The latest version of the story presented in Chicago is inflected with bits of Mary Shelley’s personal life.
Members of the dearly departed Beat Drun Juel and Fake Limbs have joined forces as Djunah, and they play Lincoln Hall this week.
Originally broadcast on French TV in 1986, it’s having a rare Chicago screening at the Siskel Center.