Nov 4, 2013
Plus: Drummer Frank Rosaly on three hours of Deathprod, the
Reader's Peter Margasak on vintage dance music from northern Greece, and more
by Peter Margasak
In Rotation, Christopher King, compilations, Greek music, violin, clarinet, R. Crumb, Sons of Kemet, Shabaka Hutchings, Oren Marshall, Tom Skinner, Seb Rochford, Unni Løvlid, Naim Jazz, Angry Mom, Heilo, folk music, jazz, reggae, funk, Håkon Thelin, Peter Magasak, Nick Mazzarella, Nick Mazzarella Trio, Cicada Music, Green and Gold, Frank Rosaly, Cameron Pfiffner, Cameron PFiffner's Debut in Blues, Chicago Review Press, John Coltrane, books, Chris DeVito, Eddie Gale, Blue Note, Elvin Jones, horns, guitar, bass, percussion, Deathprod, Rune Grammofon, Helge Sten, Roscoe Mitchell, Tyshawn Sorey, Skopje Jazz Festival, Toru Takemitsu, Virgin Classics
Best of Chicago,
Music & Nightlife,
Jun 19, 2013
The many bands involving members of Coughs
by Philip Montoro
Music & Nightlife, Best of Chicago 2013, noise, Coughs, Lozenge, bands, Carrie Vinarsky, Anya Davidson, bass, guitar, Cacaw, percussionists, Jon Ziemba, no wave, Bomb Banks, keyboards, saxophone, Jail Flanagan, Learned Helplessness, Vanessa Harris, Gula Gila, Box, Forced Into Femininity, Gossip Wolf, Oakland, California, Sisterfucker, Stillsuit, Mind Cemetery, Kate Gronner, Providence, Rhode Island, Teenage Waistband, Seth Sher, Ga'an, Akhkhazu, Psychic Steel, Oakeater, Aaron Turner, Faith Coloccia, Sige, Zath, Ty Segall, Drag City, Critics' Picks
Jun 14, 2013
Ubiquitous Chicago bassist Jason Roebke makes himself heard on a strong new duo album with reedist Tobias Delius.
by Peter Margasak
Jazz, Music, Post No Bills, Jason Roebke, bass, jazz, Tobias Delius, ICP Orchestra, Panoramic, Cuttlefish, Hideout, Audio
The Secret History of Chicago Music,
Jun 13, 2013
This obscure psych-pop duo split the difference between the British Invasion and Amon Duul II on three mid-70s singles.
by Plastic Crimewave
The Secret History of Chicago Music, Athanor, psychadelic pop, Glencoe, Greg Herriges, Rick Vittenson, 4 to Go, The Voyagers, The Domain, University of Oklahoma, Brevity, rock critics, Crawdaddy!, Encyclopedia of Occultism, Paragon Studios, Mike Miranda, John Bunkelman, bass, guitar, drums, David Winogrond, Bananafish, power pop, lawyers, writers, Guerssen
Apr 1, 2013
Reader writers range all over the musical map, from Milk Music's revivalist take on early-90s "alternative" to Jace Clayton's irreverent tribute to minimalist composer Julius Eastman.
by Peter Margasak, Miles Raymer, Kevin Warwick, Leor Galil, Monica Kendrick, Tal Rosenberg, Philip Montoro, and Luca Cimarusti
Music Review, Wire, Pink Flag, Sheriffs of Nothingness, Sofa, Kari Ronnekleiv, Ole-Henrik Moe, viola, Sax G, Cloud Nice, Seattle rap, Seattle hip-hop, Planningtorock, Human Level, Janine Rostrom, Pink & Brown, Castle Face, noise punk, John Dwyer, Thee Oh Sees, Mudhoney, Sub Pop, Milk Music, Aosoth, Agonia, black metal, Fat Possum, Ora Cogan, Hairy Spider Legs, Spires That in the Sunset Rise, drone, alt-folk, Maddy Prior, Steeleye Span, Jace Clayton, New Amsterdam, DJ/Rupture, Julius Eastman, SUNY Buffalo, David Friend, Emily Manzo, Dinosaur Jr., Ensemble Pearl, Drag City, Sunn O))), Stephen O'Malley, Michio Kurihara, Ghost, Boris, Atsuo, William Herzog, guitar, drums, bass, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Pedrito Martinez, Calle 54, Sony Masterworks, conguero, Camaron de la Isla, flamenco, rumba, Niño Josele, jazz piano, Bill Evans, Latin jazz, salsa, son, Lapalux, Brainfeeder, Stuart Howard, post-hip-hop, Flying Lotus, beat, G-funk, Roger Troutman, Pharcyde, Arabian Prince, DJ Koze, Pampa, Stefan Kozalla, microhouse, Kompakt, Battles, Hildegard Knef, Caribou, Julia Kent, Leaf Label, Rasputina, cello, Anthony & the Johnsons, Boris Hegenbart, Boris Hegenbart and 19 Artists, Monotype, sound art, Jan Thoben, Stephan Mathieu, Lee "Scratch" Perry, David Grubbs, banjo, Fred Frith, Martin Brandlmayer, Radian, Michael Vorfeld, Oren Ambarchi, Felix Kubin, Bernhard Günther, Boris Hauf, Ulrich Krieger
Artist on Artist,
Feb 4, 2013
"How do you come up with a new guitar, without it being too nerdy or geeky? It's such a well-worn path."
by Kevin Warwick
Artist on Artist, Buke & Gase, Buke & Gass, Ian Schneller, Specimen Products, Arone Dyer, Aron Sanchez, guitar, digital effects, bass, ukulele, effects pedals, effects processorrs, Brassland, original instruments, Lincoln Hall, Video
Artist on Artist,
Mar 27, 2012
"They were the rock party band of the 80s and we were the rock funk band of the 80s"
Artist on Artist, Kool & the gang, Wayne Montana, funk, Van Halen, Robert "Kool" Bell, Eumir Deodato, James "J.T." Taylor, bass, The Eternals, Manu Dibango, Will Smith, Motwon
News & Features,
May 18, 2011
Mar 17, 2011
Tatsu Aoki and Jonathan Chen perform live accompaniment to Aoki's films, Friday 3/18 at Chicago Filmmakers.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Music, Japan, jazz, traditional, bass, violin, electronics, composition, improvisation, experimental, Tatsu Aoki, Jonathan Chen, image x sound, Chicago Filmmakers, Adebukola Bodunrin, traditional, Video
Sep 7, 2010
Bassist Jason Roebke celebrates the release of his first solo recording on Wednesday night at the Hideout; the Extraordinary Popular Delusions begin a new free weekly gig at the Beat Kitchen on Monday, September 20.