In this edition of our ongoing Soundcheck series, an interview and live track with Wavves.
What to see on Sunday at Lollapalooza 2013
The big bad return of Nathan Williams
Saying goodbye to the Pitchfork Fest, talking Big Sean, underground soul auteur Peven Everett, and more
Wicker Park Fest returns for its eighth installment this Saturday and Sunday with three stages of indie rock, punk, dance, pop punk, and more on Milwaukee between North and Wood. It’s one of the city’s most reputable neighborhood festivals, and the lineup seems to get bigger every year, reliably including a diverse cast of nationals […]
Tons and tons of music coming to a (Pitchfork, North Coast, Wicker Park) festival near you.
This week’s Early Warnings include the Cars, Curren$y, Peter Gabriel, the Green Music Fest, Jerry Lee Lewis, My Brightest Diamond, the Neon Marshmallow Festival, Rasputina, Torche, TSOL, Wavves, and Wild Flag.
This week’s Early Warnings include Deerhunter, Frightened Rabbit, the National, New Pornographers, Gaslight Anthem, Dirty Projectors, the Umbrella Music Festival, Social Distortion, Magic Kids, and Wavves.
What you need to know before you go
Intro | Saturday | Sunday friday17 5 PM Tortoise I never saw Tortoise as radical reinventors of rock. To me it just looked like they had good taste, deep curiosity, and remarkable focus; what other people called “postrock” was just the band following their interests where they led, using whatever atypical instrumentation it took to […]
Intro | Friday | Sunday saturday18 1 PM Disappears Initially a recording project for Brian Case (formerly of the 90 Day Men and currently with the on-hiatus Ponys) and Graeme Gibson (formerly of Boas and currently with the Fruit Bats), now a tightly wound live quartet, Disappears are one of the Chicago scene’s most promising […]
Intro | Friday | Saturday sunday19 1 PM Michael Columbia Like many of the mostly local bands in the incestuous circle surrounding the Obey Your Brain label, Chicago trio Michael Columbia plays an avant-garde brand of jazz-inflected funk that might come off as pretentious if it weren’t buoyed by such a sense of fun. On […]
Potential source of excitement at the Pitchfork fest: A Black Lips/Wavves beef?
It’s not hype that made Wavves implode in Spain.
Fucked Up, Wavves, the Very Best, M83, the Dutchess & the Duke, and several more acts have been officially added to the Pitchfork fest’s roster.