| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Wicker Park has something of a reputation for drawing music lovers, so it's no surprise that the neighborhood's fest lineup puts the average street festival to shame....
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The A.V. Club makes no apologies about its efforts to appeal to a certain kind of pop culture nerd, and the lineup of its inaugural A.V. Fest at The Hideout this weekend makes it clear that this kind of pop culture nerd likes indie rock. Counting on a big...
| Aug 7, 2010
| 10:03 AM
My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending the University of Minnesota in one month. This is my fourth Lollapalooza.
In a way, every festival (and especially this one) is a chore, or if you're feeling more...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The Hideout was built on dirt.
It was constructed directly on top of the soil, a stone's throw from Goose Island, before the Kennedy expressway loomed at its right and Home Depot sprawled on its left, before it became a bar, then a bar and a place to see...
| May 25, 2011
| 6:43 AM
It’s easy to draw parallels between Wiz Khalifa at this moment and B.O.M.B. Fest co-headliner Snoop Dogg in his younger days, and the similarities go deeper than rapping about smoking humongous amounts of weed. Like Snoop in the early...
| May 29, 2011
| 10:50 PM
There were bigger names on the bill, but no one played a better show than Against Me! Sunday at the second and final day of this year’s B.O.M.B. Fest at Comcast Theatre in Hartford.
The Florida punk band dominated the main stage with an afternoon...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:43 AM
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.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Tuesday's as good a day as any to hunker down in front of the desktop and crank out some work. Here are some playlists to pass the time as you break down those figures for the boss.
Greil Marcus’ October Real-Life Rock Top Ten (from Believer...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:02 AM
I love free music to listen to. Not only that, I love that there are tons of interesting people out there making choices so that I don't have to actually decide on my own. Here's the best of what's floating around right now.
Great last album tracks:...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:20 AM
8 p.m., Dec. 4, The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Ste. 18, Hamden. $12. (203) 288-6400, http://www.thespace.tk.
It's been an eventful half dozen years since keyboardist/vocalist Kathryn Calder joined the New Pornographers, the indie...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 8:52 AM
I have a long list of artists I'm really hoping to see new material from in 2012. So in lieu of not having any new material I have to settle for revisiting their most recent recorded efforts to see if they still stand the test of time, so to speak. ...