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Stage Buzz: Buddy Guy, Questlove, Dan Patrevito, and Otto Vector

Stage Buzz: Buddy Guy, Questlove, Dan Patrevito, and Otto Vector

Legends are made, not born

Cover Story: Tegan And Sara

Cover Story: Tegan And Sara

Bedtime stories from the Quin sisters

Interview: Archie Powell & The Exports

Interview: Archie Powell & The Exports

Archie Powell calls “bullshit” on any scribe rendered useless by the taunts of that cursor blinking like a ticking time bomb on a blank document. Bathing in the sickly light of a computer screen alone won’t pull a song out from the ether.

Interview: Dolly Varden

Interview: Dolly Varden

Dolly Varden has been releasing albums since its critically-acclaimed debut, Mouthful Of Lies, came out in 1995, but describing the Chicago-based quintet’s music can still be a bit tricky.

Listomania: IE's Best Of 2012

Listomania: IE’s Best Of 2012

Our albums, songs, and concerts of the year

Hello, My Name Is Emmylou

Hello, My Name Is Emmylou

Illinois Entertainer: You devote so much of your time, energy, and even your own house (!) to your Bonaparte’s Retreat dog shelter. What spurred on this mission? Emmylou Harris: Well, it goes back to that dog. Bonaparte was my companion who traveled with me for 10 years. He went everywhere on the bus. When he […]

Around Hear: January 2013

Around Hear: January 2013

Local releases reviewed.

Caught In A Mosh: January 2013

Caught In A Mosh: January 2013

If heavy metal is a religion (as thousands of people in the latest U.K. census claimed by writing it in as their faith), then who is God?

Digital Divide: January 2013

Digital Divide: January 2013

The Bourne Legacy, Total Recall, and Pitch Perfect.

File: January 2013

File: January 2013

Cal’s Bar, Val’s halla, and “The Walking Dead”

Gear: January 2013

Gear: January 2013

Yoko Ono honored John Lennon’s memory by choosing boutique amp manufacturer Fargen Amplification to produce a limited-edition line of John Lennon Guitar Amplifiers and effect pedals.

Studiophile: January 2013

Studiophile: January 2013

Chicago-based quintet Fetch go old-school with a series of 7-inch singles.

Sweet Home: January 2013

Sweet Home: January 2013

Lynne Jordan: The gal with hat

Buckcherry live pics!

Buckcherry live pics!

The cure for the common hangover