West-side rapper Musa Reems dazzles with a weekly single series, college radio stations WHPK and WNUR fill the weekend with festivals, and more.
Tag: Wet Wallet
Where the wild things Jazzercise on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist and musician Keith Herzik for his band Wet Wallet.
Poster artist Keith Herzik on a self-described ‘Japanese Ultra Shit Band’
Current musical obsessions of poster artist and Wet Wallet guitarist Keith Herzik, Wet Wallet bassist and singer Gina Herzik, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Meet Chicago’s punk-rock librarian: Jeremy Kitchen urges you to read, nosh, and mosh
Kitchen has brought Punk Rock and Donuts to CPL and book talk to Lumpen Radio.
The Blue Ribbon Glee Club turns ten with a reunion party for fans, friends, and alums
The Blue Ribbon Glee Club turns ten with a reunion party, old-school beat party Boombastic comes back to Wicker Park, and more.
Izzy Olive’s Half Gringa celebrate their intimate but hard-hitting debut album
Izzy Olive’s Half Gringa celebrate their debut album, Metro hosts a 25th-anniversary concert for American Ska-thic, and more.
Permanent Records celebrates its odds-defying tenth anniversary
Permanent Records celebrates its odds-defying tenth anniversary, Comfort Station hosts the inaugural ZINEmercado festival, and more.
Simulation celebrate a new tape at ESS’s Summersonic festival
Simulation celebrate a new tape at ESS’s Summersonic festival, Bric-a-Brac Records takes over East Room for Scummer Slam 2016, and more.
Tim Kinsella publishes a harrowing Make Believe tour diary
Plus: Illustrator and guitar mangler Keith Herzik goes lo-fi in Wet Wallet, and emo kids Forfeit rev up for a new release.