Honestly I probably could've written about 10,000 more words on seapunk for my feature on the microgenre this week
. One topic I didn't have enough print space to explore is why exactly seapunk seems to push peoples' buttons in such an extreme way. (Unsurprisingly the comments section is already going nuts.) If you haven't already picked a side in this hilarious battle, and if you like music with beats, I'd recommend checking out Ultrademon's #Occupy Mixtape
and other seapunk music before you form an opinion, which it seems like a lot of people haven't done.
I also contributed to this week's In Rotation, alongside certified cool dudes Ben Fasman and Cody Hudson. This week's Gossip Wolf is full of breaking news on who's leaving town and who's not. The latest installment of the Secret History of Chicago Music is on mysterious prog-rock outfit Graced Lightning. And if you're thinking about checking out the many music and comedy options at this weekend's Tomorrow Never Knows, our guide to the fest has you covered.