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  • Pitchfork Music Festival tickets on sale now

    Pitchfork Music Festival tickets on sale now
    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. The festival...
  • A montage of favorite things for 2013

    A montage of favorite things for 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...
  • Goose Island reclaims Pitchfork Music Fest; plans two new beers for event

    Goose Island reclaims Pitchfork Music Fest; plans two new beers for event
    Should you love rock and roll and beer – and if you love one, odds are you enjoy the other – the world might have seemed slightly askew during the last two years. That’s how long Heineken has been the beer sponsor for the Pitchfork Music...
  • Goose Island to be poured at Wrigley Field in 2014

    The 2014 Cubs might not be much better than the 2013 version, but at least one improvement seems likely at Wrigley Field: less Old Style, more Goose Island. The Cubs announced today that it has reached a deal with Goose Island's parent company,...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival completes lineup

    Pitchfork Music Festival completes lineup
    M.I.A., Low, Solange, Wire, Savages and Parquet Courts will be among the artists rounding out the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 19-21 at Union Park. The festival announced Tuesday that Lil B, Yo La Tengo, Toro Y Moi, Phosphorescent, Metz, Autre Ne...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival wraps up with M.I.A. and R.Kelly

    Pitchfork Music Festival wraps up with M.I.A. and R.Kelly
    Here's how the final day of the Pitchfork Music Festival went down Sunday in Union Park, with commentary from yours truly (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1:21 p.m.: "Are you all happy to be alive" queries Tree, before taking the crowd to church. The...
  • Top concerts of 2012

    Top concerts of 2012
    Here are my favorite concerts from 2012: 1. Neutral Milk Hotel at Athenaeum Theatre, Feb. 6: After releasing two acclaimed albums in the ‘90s, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum drifted away for more than a decade. His return stacked up as...
  • Chief Keef plays it cold on major-label debut

    Chief Keef plays it cold on major-label debut
    Rating: 2 stars (out of 4) Chief Keef's major-label debut, "Finally Rich" (Interscope/Glory Boys), caps a year in which he started out living in his grandmother's home under house arrest for a gun charge and ended up with an Interscope contract, his own...
  • Top weekend shows: Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, Mission of Burma

    Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall: Garage-rock is alive and in shin-kicking mode in this not-to-be-missed double bill of like-minded Northern California bands. They played at roughly the same time during the Pitchfork Music Festival in July, but fans won’t...
  • Local Q&A: Tree

    Local Q&A: Tree
    Tree's profile is growing more rapidly than even his name would suggest. The 29-year-old Chicago rapper/producer earned a coveted slot at the Pitchfork Music Festival on the strength of his newest mixtape, "Sunday School II: When Church Lets Out," and...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?
    A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...