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  • 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...
  • Local Q&A: Angel Olsen

    Local Q&A: Angel Olsen
    It's a safe bet there was a cache of Twix bars stashed somewhere backstage when Angel Olsen performed last month at the Pitchfork Music Festival. "It's the one thing I have on my [tour] rider, and if I don't have them I won't go on," Olsen said with a...
  • 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,...
  • Angel Olsen learns there's nothing wrong in a little selfishness

    Angel Olsen learns there's nothing wrong in a little selfishness
    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,...
  • Beck, Kendrick Lamar, Neutral Milk Hotel to headline Pitchfork festival

    Beck, Kendrick Lamar, Neutral Milk Hotel to headline Pitchfork festival
    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...
  • 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...
  • Pitchfork taking a stab at print

    Pitchfork taking a stab at print
    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...
  • Pitchfork festival completes lineup with St. Vincent, Danny Brown

    Pitchfork festival completes lineup with St. Vincent, Danny Brown
    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. Other new...
  • Top weekend shows: Fleet Foxes, Oval, Diane Izzo Memorial Concert

    Fleet Foxes: The Seattle group’s pristine multi-part harmonies are now augmented by a more powerful sense of instrumental dynamics, as its headlining set last July at the Pitchfork Music Festival affirmed, 7:30 Friday-Saturday at the Chicago...
  • Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre
    “Why in the night sky are the lights hung?/Why is the Earth moving around the Sun?” So many questions, so few answers. At the Chicago Theatre on Friday in the first of two-sold-out concerts, Robin Pecknold and his band Fleet Foxes stood in...