| Jun 2, 2011
| 11:35 AM
The queen of unusual beauty, Grace Jones, will be releasing her first US release in 22 years this September.
Hurricane was released in the UK and Europe back in 2009 (why do they always get the best things first?) and garnered rave reviews. I'm...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Folksy Chicago rockers the Stolen Silver answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
We're lucky to have six talented players in the group. Because the band members are split...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 12:01 PM
If you've gotten around to absorbing H-p1, the latest mind-expanding record by New York space-rock trio White Hills for the Thrill Jockey imprint, here’s some exciting news: in March, they'll release Frying on this Rock, a five-song LP recorded with...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:45 PM
Here are the most notable box sets of the season in rock and pop:
Beach Boys, “The Smile Sessions” (Capitol/EMI, $137): Review HERE.
Leonard Cohen, “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection” (Columbia/Legacy, $170): How much...
| Jul 3, 2011
In late 2009, noise-pop group Animal Collective followed up its critics-poll-topping album "Merriweather Post Pavilion" with a stopgap EP, "Fall Be Kind." It generated buzz for featuring the first-ever licensed Grateful Dead sample, but what was more...
| Jun 26, 2011
The time slot was an unforgiving one and the venue even worse. When Foster the People ambled onstage at noon on the final full day of the nearly weeklong South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in March, it was exhaustion rather than...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Derrick Carter: The house DJ found fame in the ‘90s by mixing his respect for the club classics with contemporary beats, an approach he revisits on his latest album, “Fabric 56” (Fabric), 10 p.m. Saturday at Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St.,...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:00 PM
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Dreamweapon: The Art and Life of Angus MacLise (1938-1979)
If, as Brian Eno once suggested, everyone who bought a Velvet Underground album started a rock band, it stands to reason that the musicians who shaped that revolutionary sound...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Writer-director Miranda July’s “The Future” is this year’s second movie to vocalize the thoughts of a pet (a cat named Paw Paw voiced by July). The first: a dog with audible opinions in “Beginners,” written and directed...