Plus: A Manny Muscles benefit for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a ‘Shitty Punk Birthday’ for Psalm One, and more
by J.R. Nelson on June 28, 2016
Plus: Sima Cunningham of Homme on the songs of a tragic Soviet hero, the Reader’s Peter Margasak on a blind guitar evangelist, and more
by Peter Margasak on June 28, 2016
Young creative studio VAM wants to fund and promote Chicago’s underground artists—without sacrificing their distinctiveness to the mainstream.
by Lee V. Gaines on June 16, 2016
Fri., July 1, 2:15 p.m.
Reggie's - South Loop
Fri., July 1, 6 p.m.
Township - Logan Square
Fri., July 1, 8 p.m. and Sun., July 3, 8 p.m.
Soldier Field - Museum Campus
by Peter Margasak on July 1, 2016 at 2:03PM
by Leor Galil on June 30, 2016 at 7:00AM
by Leor Galil on June 29, 2016 at 12:00PM
by Luca Cimarusti on June 29, 2016 at 7:00AM
by Peter Margasak on June 28, 2016 at 12:00PM
Fellow Pitchfork attractions Sufjan Stevens and FKA Twigs illustrate the racial coding that’s helped Wilson secure his crown.
by Noah Berlatsky on July 1, 2016 at 1:00PM
The festival has never before booked an act from indie rock’s most reviled subgenre—but this Massachusetts band’s new album is too good to ignore.
by Leor Galil on July 1, 2016 at 1:00PM
The two acts on this year’s bill—Kamasi Washington and the Sun Ra Arkestra—are the first since the festival’s dabblings in 2006 and 2007.
by Peter Margasak on July 1, 2016 at 1:00PM
Beach House, Savages, FKA Twigs, and Carly Rae Jepsen are all great—but don’t let them distract you from the lopsided maleness of the festival’s bookings.
by Brianna Wellen on July 1, 2016 at 1:00PM
Because what’s more boring than sticking with what already works?
by J.R. Nelson on July 1, 2016 at 1:00PM