Frankie Knuckles Record Collection preserved at  Chicago Cultural Bastion
July 30, 2020
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Frankie Knuckles Record Collection preserved at Chicago Cultural Bastion

How one communes with their higher power is a very personal choice and is a reflection of one’s cultural and spiritual identity.
August 1, 2020
Rival Consoles New LP

Rival Consoles Articulation: Patterns, Structures give Life to Music

Drawing on creative processes from a visual school of thought, Ryan Lee West’s newest LP Articulation under his Rival Consoles moniker on the Erased Tapes label, hit streets July 31.
August 21, 2020
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The Summer when Everything Changed

For me, the last few summers blend together. I’d struggle to pin down if the full moon party I played at was last year or three years ago, when I watched Purple Rain in the park, or exactly which year my bike got stolen. I can’t imagine that I’ll mistake 2020 for any other summer.
October 6, 2020
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Listening Alone: Untangling the Best Music of 2020 So Far

The global pandemic has affected politics, economics, and human behavior in ways that will take years to fully realize, never mind the effect this paradigm shift will have on the world of music.