Aug 12th, 2010 by Kevin Mueller
Between the sweltering crowds and Lollapalooza's notoriously muddy sound, it's hard to tell which bands put on a good show. Kevin braved the heat last weekend and offers his picks from Lolla 2010.
ReviewedAug 3rd, 2010 by DJ Hostettler
As I pogoed with abandon to "Across the Shields," I thought back to Jeb's Lightning Bolt review and thought, "man, it must have been a lot like this." Nope--apparently, this was hotter.
Jul 23rd, 2010 by Kathy Nichols
Reunited: this Sunday's Sextreme Ball brings together Belgian techno/house favorites Lords of Acid and My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult at the Rave.
ReviewedJul 22nd, 2010 by Erin Wolf
90's legends Cap'n Jazz shared the stage with Gauge last Saturday at Chicago's Bottom Lounge for a sold-out reunion show.
Radio Summer Camp continuedJul 21st, 2010 by Jeb Ebben
After Saturday's show, Jeb Ebben struggles to find the words to describe Zola Jesus's captivating performance.
Jul 21st, 2010 by Kevin Mueller
Humid, cool, anticipatory, inspiring and (at times) boring and cliche, this year's Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago had it all. Kevin Mueller lets us shadow.
Transporting via sweatboxJul 19th, 2010 by Brian Jacobson
On the heels of a hotly anticipated album, Milwaukee fans swelter under the spell of Ben Bridwell and company.
The show that almost wasn’tJul 18th, 2010 by Jeb Ebben
Jeb Ebben and 200-some other people somehow managed to find the Lightning Bolt show on Friday. Here's what he had to say about it.
Radio Summer Camp ReviewedJul 17th, 2010 by Jeb Ebben
How do Liars, who reinvent themselves with each album, create a cohesive live show? Jeb Ebben investigates.
Jul 7th, 2010 by Jeff Moody
I’ve come to think of Modest Mouse as an excellent studio band, but not the greatest group to see live. By the end of “Bury Me With It,” I began to rethink my position.
Fan-Belt @ SummerfestJul 7th, 2010 by Jeff Moody
In 1978, Devo invaded my childhood television set wearing yellow jumpsuits and deconstructing classic rock. 30 years later, they still have "Something for Everybody."
This Must Be The PlaceJul 6th, 2010 by Brian Whitney
Brian Whitney braves Summerfest in order to take in Modest Mouse and Levon Helm of The Band.