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  • 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,...
  • Sound of summer

    Sound of summer
    As you brace for Chicago's onslaught of summer music festivals, save room for a new addition: the Great Googa Mooga. Organized by Superfly Presents, the company behind the Bonnaroo and Outside Lands festivals, Googa Mooga focuses on food. At last year's...
  • Everybody's a curator

    Everybody's a curator
    You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so. Therefore you curate movies. You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music. I don't have a...
  • Q&A: Mikal Cronin

    Q&A: Mikal Cronin
    From the outside, at least, it appears as though Mikal Cronin is living the dream. In addition to his ongoing gig as tour bassist in the Ty Segall Band, the Los Angeles-born musician recently released his sophomore album, "MCII," to universally rave...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival sells out of three-day passes, single tickets still available

    Pitchfork Music Festival sells out of three-day passes, single tickets still available
    The 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival, happening July 19-21 at Chicago's Union Park has officially sold out of its three-day passes. Single passes for all three days are still available for $50 each. The lineup includes R. Kelly, The Breeders, Wire, Swans,...
  • 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...
  • 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...