All Senses Presents: Ryley Walker & Bill Mackay with guests Sun Shrine and Gabriel Dowie

Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker have a sonic connection that some duos only dream of. After many inspired improvisational sets at various Chicago stages, watering holes, and institutions, Walker-Mackay have forged an iron weave of (mostly!) guitar tapestry, culminating in the forthcoming SpiderBeetleBee continues fluidly down the path of their initial psych-folkblues-raga tandem, brewing further explorations in mixed-and-matched idioms, … Continue reading All Senses Presents: Ryley Walker & Bill Mackay with guests Sun Shrine and Gabriel Dowie

ALL SENSES PRESENTS: Calvin Johnson’s Select Dub Narcotic with Centaur Noir & Just Let Go

October 30th All Senses and RIBCO are teaming up to bring you K Records' and  Calvin Johnson's project Select Dub Narcotic. Dub Narcotic & Calvin has teamed up with all kinds of bands & artists over the years including Jon Spencer, Lois and also formed the indie super group The Halo Benders with Built To … Continue reading ALL SENSES PRESENTS: Calvin Johnson’s Select Dub Narcotic with Centaur Noir & Just Let Go

WATCH: David Byrne, Phillip Glass & Allen Ginsberg Discuss Arthur Russell

Watch this conversation between three artistic giants of the 20th century. Phillip Glass, David Byrne and Allen Ginsberg sit down and speak about the man, the myth, the legend that is Arthur Russell. Tonight is night for you to catch this EXCLUSIVE Quad City viewing of the documentary film "Wild Combination" directed by Matt Wolf. … Continue reading WATCH: David Byrne, Phillip Glass & Allen Ginsberg Discuss Arthur Russell

ARTIST PROFILE: Plastic Crimewave Syndicate

Now’s the time to drink deeply from the grail of psych, for its bearers Plastic Crimewave Syndicate are among us once more. From the splatter vinyl to the extra-heavy cardboard sleeve, Crimewave leader Steve Krakow knows how to recast the spell of psych’s golden hour. Such obsessive detail is behind his Galactic Zoo Dossier magazine … Continue reading ARTIST PROFILE: Plastic Crimewave Syndicate

ARTIST PROFILE: Vanishing Kids

VK formed in 2000 by Nikki Drohomyreky and Jason Hartman. Brought together by similar weird music taste. The early years leaned towards post punk, shoegaze and progressive rock. The later years and currently see a more heavy, psychedelic influence. Through the years they have released albums through Failed Experiment records/ Underground Inc. (Chicago) and Bright as Night. … Continue reading ARTIST PROFILE: Vanishing Kids