| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Chris Kaskie pulled out his phone and flipped though his pictures until he stopped on an image, then turned the screen toward me and grinned: It showed the local staff of Pitchfork Media, the Chicago company behind the Pitchfork music website and...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Chicago footwork and juke pioneer, DJ Rashad Harden, 35, died Saturday afternoon, according to police.
Chicago police are conducting an investigation after a friend found Harden's body in an apartment on the 2100 block of West 21st Street, said Hector...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:12 AM
DJ Rashad, aka Rashad Harden, started out as a dancer in Chicago clubs and streetcorners, and turned into a pioneering producer. He helped usher in the next wave of dance music known as footwork.
Harden, 34, of Calumet City, was found dead Saturday...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:13 PM
St. Vincent, Danny Brown and Cloud Nothings were among the acts added Thursday to complete the Pitchfork Music Festival lineup.
The festival returns July 18-20 to Union Park with headliners Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel and Kendrick Lamar.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:15 AM
There's a lot of damage in the shadows when Angel Olsen says six simple words.
Those words -- "I am the only one now" -- are sung at the conclusion of the first song on her new album, and they're repeated seven times. Her voice goes higher, then lower,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel and Kendrick Lamar will headline the Pitchfork Music Festival when it returns July 18-20 to Union Park.
The festival also announced Friday that disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder, the focal point of a key track on Daft Punk’s...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Tickets are on sale now for the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival.
In a press release, Pitchfork revealed the 3-day early bird passes are going for $110. Once those are gone, the price jumps up to $130, and single-day tickets will be $60.
| May 30, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The Pitchfork Music Festival announced its 2014 schedule Friday. The Union Park festival doesn't happen until July 18-20, but the Type A humans among us can go ahead and make a plan right now.
Like we told you earlier, Beck, Kendrick Lamar and Neutral...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Time to start crafting the perfect summer festival schedule. Organizers of the Pitchfork Music Festival revealed set times for the annual three-day outdoor spectacle today.
The festival returns July 18-20 to Union Park with headliners Beck, Neutral Milk...
| Dec 21, 2013
Consider this a purge.
A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:57 AM
It’s happened again: Kim Deal has left the Pixies, the influential rock band she co-founded with Frank "Black Francis" Black, guitarist Joey Santiago and drummer Dave Lovering in 1986. Deal is also the co-founder, with her twin sister Kelley, of the...