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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Local Q&A: Santah

    Local Q&A: Santah
    Band name: Santah Sound: On its debut effort, "White Noise Bed," the local quintet flirts with the same exploratory Americana championed by bands like Whiskeytown and Wilco. Fitting, since the album was recorded at the late (former Wilco member) Jay...
  • Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon

    Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon
    Here are my favorite concerts from 2011: 1. Le Butcherettes at Lollapalooza, Aug. 5: Teri Gender Bender, aka Teresa Suarez, wears a red-stained butcher's smock and flings her high-heels into the crowd, the better to stomp, twirl, somersault and stage-...