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  • 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 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...
  • Rain returns, but can't slow down Pitchfork rockers Atlas Moth and Cloud Nothings

    Rain returns, but can't slow down Pitchfork rockers Atlas Moth and Cloud Nothings
    For the second straight day we’ve got rain at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, and lots of it. What was shaping up as a hugely entertaining set Saturday by Cleveland quartet Cloud Nothings turned to silence as the downpour soaked 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...
  • Pitchfork Day 3: Vampire Weekend, Ty Segall, Kendrick Lamar (and Lady Gaga?)

    Pitchfork Day 3: Vampire Weekend, Ty Segall, Kendrick Lamar (and Lady Gaga?)
    The Pitchfork Music Festival concluded Sunday in Union Park. Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK) were there to cover every hour of it: 1:11 p.m.: Dirty Beaches gives the arriving crowd a false sense of security, beginning with a desert-baked...
  • Q&A: 'Ruby Sparks' star/writer Zoe Kazan

    Q&A: 'Ruby Sparks' star/writer Zoe Kazan
    Some have asked Zoe Kazan why “Ruby Sparks,” a comedy/drama about a male author who considers if and how to change a character he writes and then comes to life as his real girlfriend, doesn’t feature a female writer controlling a man....
  • Pitchfork festival adds 11 bands, sells out 3-day passes

    Pitchfork festival adds 11 bands, sells out 3-day passes
    The Pitchfork Music Festival added 11 bands Monday to its lineup, and announced that three-day passes for the July 13-15 event at Union Park are sold out. The new additions include Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, the Olivia Tremor Control, Flying Lotus,...
  • The music you bought this week: Lonely Island, Tyler, the Creator and more

     
    Music sales may no longer be the surefire barometer of success they once were, yet the NielsenSoundScan charts today represent perhaps an even broader snapshot of artists who are resonating with fans. Without a multitude of acts consistently selling in......
  • Summer concert preview: A selective list of the season's must-see shows

     
    Those with fat wallets or friends in the biz will no doubt celebrate the bounty that is the summer music season in Southern California. The offerings are unrivaled among American regions, with so many open air venues, majestic theaters, off......
  • Showdown! The week's best music parody: 'South Park' vs. Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow vs. the Vegan Black Metal Chef

     
    Pop music is often best when it has a sense of humor or at lease some self-awareness. Absent both, you end up with this. So witness the first-ever Pop & Hiss pop music parody showdown! The week's best music parody......
  • Pitchfork bands to hit up Wicker Park?

     
    The Pitchfork Music Festival alone is enough to make this a busy weekend for music in Chicago, but for the intrepid fan, it’s only the beginning....