’Meltdown’ happens Sunday, May 24 and is brought to you by Burger Records, Goner and Slovenly, with appearances by Quintron, Jack Oblivian, The Zeros, Elephant Stone, Cosmonauts, White Mystery, Bloodshot Bill, Paul Collins, Personal & The Pizzas, and more.
Lyrically, CHAI's new single is “a sarcastic poke about wearing make-up,” says singer MANA. “We feel like that you should wear make-up that you feel suits you. Wearing make-up shouldn’t be based on the orders of someone else.”
Whitney are releasing a new 7” single to celebrate their upcoming sold-out, four-night hometown run at Chicago's Thalia Hall. One side is ”F.T.A.,” an alternate version of the title track from this year's terrific Forever Turned Around, with a cover of Wilco'…
Union Park had to be evacuated for bit mid-afternoon due to thunderstorms (Kurt Vile didn't get to play), but Pitchfork day 2 still included Belle & Sebastian playing 'If You're Feeling Sinister' in full, Stereolab, The Isley Brothers, Parquet Courts, Freddie Gibbs and more.
Can't make it to Chicago for Pitchfork fest? Sets by Stereolab, JPEGMAFIA, HAIM, Belle & Sebastian, Snail Mail, Kurt Vile, black midi, Low, Earl Sweatshirt, Mavis Staples and more will be livestreamed.