Lit, Music, Nonfiction

Review: How Soul Got Its Soul, Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power, by Aaron Cohen

Move on Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power By Aaron Cohen University of Chicago Press One of the pleasures of reading Aaron Cohen’s 2019 Move On Up: Chicago […]

Patrick T. Reardon /
Music, Reviews

Durand Jones & The Indications’ Explosion of Energy at Lincoln Hall

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If you want to see the energy drink equivalent of a musical performance, stop in to Durand Jones & the Indications’ next show. Jones and company held a riotous “soul […]

Mariel Fechik /
Audio, Music, TCR Mixtape

TCR Mixtape No. 20: Shoop Shoop Into Spring

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Alright, I’ll be honest. My original theme was going to be songs infused with dreamy vibes (that’s up for my next turn, I promise!). But, if you’re like me and […]

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