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  • Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain

    Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain
    Here’s an hour-by-hour rundown of how Day 1 of the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival went down Friday in Union Park, with contributions from my colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK): 3:15 p.m.: Midafternoon downpour dissipates.  The...
  • Pitchfork: Lady Gaga spotted but doesn't perform

    Pitchfork: Lady Gaga spotted but doesn't perform
    By the time Vampire Weekend wrapped up 25 hours of weekend music Sunday at Union Park, the Pitchfork Music Festival had weathered rain, heat and some migraine-inducing scheduling dilemmas. Pitchfork is the type of festival where fans get particularly...
  • Rain delays Pitchfork opening; Outer Minds, Lower Dens kick off fest

    Rain delays Pitchfork opening; Outer Minds, Lower Dens kick off fest
    Even as gray skies, muggy atmosphere and rain made for a bleak opening Friday to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, the crowd waiting to enter the event was thousands deep along Ashland Avenue. Inside, puddles formed on the field and crews...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review
    Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang. 12:48 p.m....
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review
    The Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 is a wrap. And here’s our wrap-up of Sunday’s action in Union Park, with reporting once again from your truly (GK), the tireless Bob Gendron (BG) and the ever-vigilant Kevin Pang handling video and editing....
  • Pitchfork festival expands to Paris

    Pitchfork festival expands to Paris
          With the sixth annual Pitchfork Music Festival just around the corner July 15-17 in Union Park, the Chicago-based music Web site has announced it’s expanding the franchise to Europe.         Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will debut Oct. 28-...
  • Lollapalooza Day 2: Rain, retro and Eminem

    Lollapalooza Day 2: Rain, retro and Eminem
    Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park has crossed the finish line. Here’s an hour-by-hour account with reporting from yours truly (GK) and the ever-vigilant Bob Gendron (BG): 11:44 a.m.: Want to go to Lollapalooza without having to buy tickets?...
  • Listen: Pitchfork Music Fest 2012 lineup

    Listen: Pitchfork Music Fest 2012 lineup
    Raise your hand if you saw the lineup for the 2012 Pitchfork Music Fest and were like, "...huh?" Yeah, that's OK.  Bone up on your indie band knowledge and introduce yourself to the 40-plus acts scheduled to perform at the fest with a playlist of the...
  • Curren$y has his arrival moment at Pitchfork Music Festival

    Curren$y has his arrival moment at Pitchfork Music Festival
    There's a great moment at the beginning of this Swarovski clear video from Curren$y's performance at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. "Y'all know what to do with your hands, right?" he asks. And then comes the sea of Jet signs, the thumb-and-pinkie...
  • FYF Fest: The must-see acts and the maybes, an hour-by-hour guide

     
    The FYF Fest marks the unofficial close of the outdoor rock 'n' roll festival season in Southern California, bringing it to an end with dissonant guitars, vocal yelps, disaffected beach-bum punks and even a song or two inspired by the......
  • Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs you might not have heard in 2010

     
    I have always been vocal in my opposition to year-end Best lists, but lately I find myself becoming somewhat addicted to them. My change in attitude, I think, is related to the realization that my list really doesn’t matter -–......