Rapper and prison abolitionist Ric Wilson needs help replacing a stolen computer, rock duos Pussy Foot and Drool pair up on a split cassette, and more.
The late-night talk show tackles issues in the north-side neighborhood.
An excerpt from The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years of Music / Friendly / Dancing
Metal Haven rises again as restaurant and record shop Metal Haven Grill, White Mystery release Outta Control on their favorite day, and more.
Heavy Times play a last hometown show before guitarist Matt Courtade moves to LA, Jes Skolnik of Split Feet decamps to New York for a Bandcamp job, and more.
Garage rocker Alex White, recently elected vice president of the Chicago chapter of the Recording Academy, takes to heart its goal of fostering conversations between young musicians and their influences.
Last week, the project released an EP tearing into the local rock scene.
A dozen Chicago artists make their Riot Fest debuts this year. How did we pick just five? Completely arbitrarily!
Do312’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Market pairs three killer Chicago rock bands with folks selling lots of cool wares.
Plus: New shows and new music from local punks Mama and singer-producer Justin Demus
LA garage label Burger Records throws itself 50 parties (including one in Chicago), Smart Bar celebrates women in dance music, and more.
Blizzard Babies heat up a bitter February with their debut LP, downstate label Manic Static launches a seven-inch series, and more.
Vent your holiday stress with homegrown garage rock and home-brewed beer.
The fate of Avondale show house Animal Kingdom says a lot about the DIY music community’s struggle to coexist with the rest of Chicago.
The South African two-piece has called Chicago home for the past two months.