In his latest tutorial on Chicago's music history, Jim DeRogatis explains how a local record label helped launch early rock 'n' roll.
The argument can be made that all modern popular music started here on Maxwell Street.
Music critic Jim DeRogatis says this year's SXSW was the "first when music almost seemed like an afterthought for the organizers."
The Feelies have not significantly altered their formula over four decades, but it’s the rare case where that doesn’t matter a whit.
For this fan, Make It Be is his best collection since Everything You Wanted to Know About R. Stevie Moore But Were Afraid to Ask in 1984.
A stumble through hell and high water was never so alluring.
Rarely has the future of rock felt like it's in such good hands.
Though his name may not be as familiar as that of many other legendary drummers, Liebezeit stands among the best.
Two things in the last 48 hours have reminded me why those of us who care about art continue to do so.
After a week like this one, we all could use a little smart reflection, and the Chicago Book Expo offers two opportunities for just that.