Time for round two of recent rock-reads to pile into the beach bag, starting with the definitive biography of one of the most important bands of the last century, without whom much modern music is unimaginable.Kraftwerk Publikation: A Biography (Omnibus Press) is not the fi
UPDATED 4:45 P.M.: NEW COMMENTS ON THE APPEAL AND THE PORTAGE THEATERControversial Congress Theater owner Erineo “Eddie” Carranza has lost his liquor license at the embattled Logan Square concert venue.“We will appeal,” Carranza said.Despite the city’s
Where does the time go? That's the question that came to mind after Chicago Reader music writer Peter Margasak emailed me earlier this week informing me that last Friday was the third Friday of the month and he was supposed to be in for his monthly hit of new releases.
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock group The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complemented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's most enduring songs, has died.