Except with no Replacements music
Tickets haven't even gone on sale yet, but the Orpheum Theatre has already decided to tack on another Bon Iver show this September. The band, whose buzz has reached critical mass this week with the release of their second album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, and tour of the late-night TV circuit, will now ... More >>
Jim DeRogatis began his writing career in high school in 1982, completing an assignment by interviewing another young-blooming music thinker: the brightly burned out, young, and probably canon Lester Bangs. Twenty-eight years later DeRogatis is a widely and justifiably respected critic and journa ... More >>
The pioneering power-pop songwriter has died of an apparent heart attack.
New music from Gospel Gossip, Andrew Broder and Gay Beast, Fashion Week warms up & next week's best new releases.
The Chicago music critics opine on writing, journalism, iPods, and the future of the industry.
Gabbing about quasi-Christian orgasms and R&B booty reduction with the music critic hosts of Garrison Keillor's newest brainchild, Pop Vultures
A snarky writer thinks he's America's greatest living punk
The naked truth about this summer's radio singles
From panel discussions to boobs aflame, feminism and punk rock form a holy union at Chicago's Ladyfest
Barbara Sibley's all-encompassing love of music has inspired her to sacrifice her time, her blood, and a whole lot of shelf space. A look at record collecting as a metaphor for life--and life as a metaphor for record collecting.
From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture