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Steve Albini

Why I Haven't Had a Conventional Christmas in 20 Years

Steve Albini | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Steve Albini

Nineteen years ago, my wife Heather Whinna stopped by the post office on the way home. She found bins there full of letters addressed to Santa Claus, left out by the post office for people to read and answer. Curious, she read a few of the letters and couldn't believe what she saw.

David Feldstein Surrenders His Silence: Chicago Native Delivers Stunning Debut

Steve Karras | Posted 07.27.2016 | Chicago
Steve Karras

You have 25 years to make your first record and six months to make the next," used to be a hackneyed insider joke among recording artists who'd gone smiling through the grinder of the showbiz commerce mill and came out kvetching.

Conversations With John Fogerty, Marky Ramone, Tom Odell and The Sadies' Dallas Good, Plus Slowriter's "Omen" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"It's not that I had a plan, but it kind of felt like by saying that, I was allowing that person to have their influence rather than me telling them."

Instagramming The Rapture: An Interview With Amanda Palmer

Zack Rosen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Zack Rosen

If you can turn a blind eye to Palmer's increasing cultural ubiquity, you will be rewarded, as Theatre Is Evil both stands on its own and represents a career highlight for a musician who has tried just about everything.

Amanda Palmer Wants You To Play For Free

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Amanda F***ing Palmer is the queen of crowd-sourcing. She raised an impressive $1.2 million over Kickstarter this year to pay for her newest album, "T...

Huffington Post Exclusive Music World Premiere: On The Twentieth Anniversary Of Nevermind, SPIN Curates A Tribute Album (Audio)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez


Get Your British On: The Wedding Present At The Empty Bottle

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Wedding Present has weathered numerous lineup changes since forming in the mid-'80s ......