“Hallogallo” isn’t just the name of a song by 70s Krautrock band Neu!—it’s also a term that a group of Chicago teenagers have adopted to apply to almost anything associated with their DIY music and art community. That includes the zine Hallogallo, launched in early 2021, which has done terrific work documenting this scene. It’s […]
A history of John Porcellino’s midwest influence
“I started my zine when I moved to Chicago. . . . I thought, ‘What is something I can do by myself yet still contribute?'”
Tijuana Hercules release a new batch of unhinged roadhouse shuffles, The Sick Muse publishes its first digital-only issue, and more.
Current musical obsessions of Dave Collis from Slow Mass, Macie Stewart from Ohmme, and Leor Galil from the Reader
New trio FACS carries the darkness of Disappears to a new place, DIY zine The Sick Muse publishes its sixth issue, and more.
Current musical obsessions of Ganser bassist Alicia Gaines, No Friends zine editor Ray Martinez, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
Chicagoans recommend an underground zine, a place for expression, and the secret to genius.
A revisit of Miles Raymer’s post about the laughable punk compilation Punk and its sad attempt to cash in on the genre before the Internet became a real thing
Zachary Cahill’s art of profusion in USSA 2012: The Orphanage Project