One leftie’s complicated relationship with the Chicago Tribune
Questions from “Sack Lunch,” an online hangout exclusively for Magnum subscribers to the Savage Lovecast
Chicago Tap Theatre and JC Brooks team up for a new show with a 90s beat.
Minahasa partners John Avila and Tasya Hardono have opened your one-stop shop for comestibles from Borneo, Bali, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Java, and beyond.
Rock critic Jessica Hopper publishes a hugely expanded edition of her first book, Bryan Away (aka Elliot Korte) drops an album of lush folk-pop, and more.
Charity pop-up Crust Fund Pizza drops its retro-style community cookbook that embraces the egalitarian pliability of pizza.
Brotherhood, meet sisterhood. Those who know clarinetist, composer, and self-described “sonic archaeologist” Angel Bat Dawid from the incisive October release LIVE likely associate her with her stalwart seven-piece band, Tha Brotherhood, which backs her on that album. It was recorded during a fraught, frustrating 2019 European tour, but when the pandemic shuttered venues and stilled […]
Split Single front man Jason Narducy can mold a bit of guitar distortion and a sweet melody into a lifeline. On “Bitten by the Sound,” a standout on Split Single’s new third album, Amplificado (Inside Outside), Narducy’s sheer but ironclad guitar embodies the white-hot energy of rock, which has mystified him since childhood. As a […]
The new album from pioneering Gothenburg death-metal band At the Gates confronts the absurdity of existence.
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Quickies on coming out, being bisexual, and dicks
The documentary is a window into the Harlem Culture Festival and discussions of Black history, community, and identity in the 60s.
Dennis J. Leise’s Indiana farm doesn’t just produce food—it’s also the wellspring for his smart, witty country and rockabilly tunes.
$5 million helps BET regain lost ground from COVID, while Ken-Matt Martin reignites a VG tradition.
And on top of that, it’s a perfect summer romp.