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  • 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....
  • Odd Future controversy at Pitchfork

     
    Odd Future's lyrics depict violence against women and gays. Should the group not have been invited to Pitchfork?...
  • Reckless Records hosts ’30 Rock’ comedian

     
    Comedy, music intertwine at Hannibal Buress' free performance. Were you there?...
  • Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps

    Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps
    Hundreds of teenagers and 20-somethings queued up along Ashland Avenue before the gates opened at the Pitchfork Music Festival, enduring a relentless midday sun in exchange for the best vantage points around the festival stages. Though Pitchfork's crowds...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...