DJ Rude 1, 8/24/10
Old-school DJ has been on the scene for more than two decades.
Psalm One, 2/19/10
Creative raps made this South Side native popular in high school; her long-awaited new project should provide a similar boost.
The Jordan Years, 2/8/10
The funky five-piece discusses hotties, fat analog sounds and spending time in the 'spliff-bunker.'
Universal Ninjas, 1/24/10
The duo's mix of humor and soul has Lollapalooza bookers interested - even if they don't realize it yet.
Thanksgiving Eve Events, 11/19/09
Give thanks for all the revelry going down on Black Wednesday, the biggest bar and club night of the year.
Vertual Vertigo, 11/16/09
This local hip-hop group remembers when Bucktown was still buck.
Lollapalooza Parties, 7/31/09
Official, unofficial...if it's Lolla-related, you'll find it in this list.
Best Beats 5/4/09, 5/6/09
Prescription for an affordable Saturday night: beers, deep house and rare disco at Sonotheque.
Best Beats 3/31/09, 3/31/09
Million $ Mano helps Evil Olive celebrate two years of late-night parties in Wicker Park.
DJ Intel, 3/30/09
The man of eight residencies gives us his list of prized records.
Black Stone Theatre Collective, 3/23/09
All Natural's disco denizens draw inspiration from '50s jazz and house chores.
JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, 3/16/09
Chicago's newest soul revivalists talk sailor suits, jet packs and Wu-Tang lovin' sexagenarians.
Best Beats 3/2/09, 3/2/09
Party all day and all night in honor of Chicago's favorite nightlife photographer.
Best Beats 2/23/09, 2/20/09
Will you have Big Fun at Crocodile or stick with Flosstradamus at Sonotheque?
Hey Champ, 12/24/08
Are they DJs? Are they a band? As long as they keep making good music, no one cares.
Best Beats: 12/15/08, 12/15/08
Zentra's under HouseArrest on Friday...this is a good thing if you like to dance.
Ginny Sykes, 1/14/08
We talk with the local artist behind your favorite public art displays.
Early Exposure, 9/18/06
There's plenty of good hip-hop at darkroom, but you might want to arrive fashionably late.
How To Write The Great American Novel, 9/18/05
A venue-centric approach to becoming the next Steinbeck.