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  • 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...
  • My favorite moments of 2012

    My favorite moments of 2012
    Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 tickets on sale today

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 tickets on sale today
    No use waiting to look ahead: 2013 and everything that comes with it is almost here, so the folks behind the Pitchfork Music Festival are giving you a chance to check something off your to-do list now. Beginning today, the fest offers a $95 three-day...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
  • 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...
  • Pitchfork Festival announces schedule

    Pitchfork Festival announces schedule
    With more musical talent taking the stage than ever before, the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival is sure to be a hit with concert-goers. The festival will be held July 13-15 at Chicago's Union Park and music lovers will get an eclectic array of music as...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival lineup includes Lower Dens, Beach House

    Pitchfork Music Festival lineup includes Lower Dens, Beach House
    Baltimore bands Lower Dens and Beach House are both on the lineup for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, organizers announced today. The three-day festival, run by the popular website, is a high watermark for the indie music world. It takes place July...
  • Q&A: Sleigh Bells singer Alexis Krauss

    Q&A: Sleigh Bells singer Alexis Krauss
    In 2010, Sleigh Bells rode a gargantuan wave of hype to a day-ending set at the Pitchfork Music Fest. And delivered a performance that singer Alexis Krauss calls “mediocre.” “What I heard is that people were really frustrated because it...
  • Local Q&A: Outer Minds

    Local Q&A: Outer Minds
    The Pitchfork Music Festival frequently books forward-thinking acts, but at least one band on this weekend's bill has a sound firmly rooted in the past. Performing Friday, Chicago's Outer Minds come across like a throwback to 1960s psychedelic rock,...
  • Top weekend shows: Pitchfork, Chaka Khan, Z-Trip

    Pitchfork Music Festival: The seventh annual gathering of the indie tribes will be headlined by Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Vampire Weekend, with much-anticipated sets by Wild Flag, Danny Brown, Willis Earl Beal, Big K.R.I.T and the Olivia...
  • 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...