Category: Music

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The Devil Bell Hippies: Chicago’s greatest avant-garde band that only kind of exists

Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of Chicago Music to shine a light on ...

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Emma Hospelhorn of Ensemble dal Niente releases a scintillating solo debut as Em Spel

Gossip Wolf always likes to hear about a new solo album from a member of Ensemble dal Niente—the long-running local ...

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Cave In rise from the ashes with their most direct and focused release to date

The title and story behind Cave In’s 2019 LP, Final Transmission, led many to believe that the eclectic rock band’s ...

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Japanese psych band Kikagaku Moyo take a farewell tour before an indefinite hiatus

Earlier this year, Japanese psych band Kikagaku Moyo announced that they would go on indefinite hiatus following their 2022 tour. ...

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Elastic Arts’ AfriClassical Futures series continues with the Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker

Since January 2020, vocalist Julian Otis and Elastic Arts executive director Adam Zanolini have programmed AfriClassical Futures, a series offering ...

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London label Touch brings its 40th-anniversary celebration to the International Museum of Surgical Science

London-based Touch isn’t a record label in the traditional sense; it’s far more multifaceted. It might be more accurate to ...

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Adult. delve into grief and darkness on their latest album, Becoming Undone

It’s tempting to call Adult. electroclash; the synth duo of Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller debuted in 1998, coinciding ...

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The Sound Issue

Browse the full May 12, 2022 issue. Download a free PDF of the print issue. Northwestern audiologist Jasleen Singh uses ...

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Ele Matelan tells stories with sound effects

Ele Matelan didn’t plan on making a career out of sound effects. Like a lot of Chicago theater artists, she ...

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What if hearing aids were as easy to get as reading glasses?

When the average person develops vision trouble, they might just pick up a pair of reasonably priced reading glasses at ...

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