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Do the Grammys have a race problem?
Feb. 13, 2013
Quick quiz: Do you know how many rap or hip-hop artists have ever won Song or Record of the Year at the Grammys? None, in the history of the show.
Reunion tours set for My Bloody Valentine, Postal Service and Fleetwood Mac
Feb. 5, 2013
Electropop, shoegaze and classic rock reunions signify a banner year for musical nostalgia.
The lost art of making a radio request
Feb. 4, 2013
I’m Facebook friends with a WXRT DJ who happened to be on-air a few weeks ago when my husband and I were enjoying a quiet night to ourselves after the baby had gone to sleep.
New music brewing at Experimental Sound
Jan. 21, 2013
The Ravenswood recording studio promotes a diverse and innovative approach to the sonic arts.
Fireside Bowl deserves a punk rock comeback
Jan. 8, 2013
A return to punk rock shows could mean better business for the Fireside Bowl.
Zulkey's 2013 Dance Party mix
Jan. 3, 2013
Last night I DJ'ed the first Dance Dance Party Party of 2013, so if you're feeling blah and gray and want to dance around in your kitchen or office chair, maybe one of these songs will get you going.
Chicago remembers Ravi Shankar
Dec. 13, 2012
People around the world are mourning the great Indian musician Ravi Shankar. In Chicago, Shankar left behind fans, presenters and performers of his music.
Indian virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies at 92
Dec. 12, 2012
NEW DELHI — With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music.
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