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Our guide to the Pitchfork Music Festivalnew

In the past few years Pitchfork has started booking a stage at Primavera Sound in Spain and collaborated with All Tomorrow's Parties for a festival in the UK, and this fall it launches a festival in Paris. But Chicago is still the influential online music magazine's home base, and the 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival is the seventh large-scale event it's hosted here.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer, Peter Margasak, Kevin Warwick, Bill Meyer and Leor Galil and Mara Shalhoup  |  07-14-2011  |  Music

Bill Bentley Creates Website for Boomer Music Fansnew

April marked the launch of Sonic Boomers (, a website Bentley hopes will serve as something like Pitchfork for the older set, or maybe something like No Depression on the web.
Houston Press  |  John Nova Lomax  |  06-24-2008  |  Music

A Pack of Muttsnew

The mongrels and strays are the very albums one writer loves -- the ones that are too artsy and meandering for No Depression, too rootsy and plainspoken for Pitchfork and too concise for the hippies at Relix.
Dallas Observer  |  John Nova Lomax  |  12-29-2005  |  Reviews

Men of Mysterynew

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah ride a quiet wave of on-line hype.
Boston Phoenix  |  Camille Dodero  |  10-24-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Rock by Numbers

To determine if there's any rhyme or reason to music writing on the Web, guitarist Loren Wilson analyzed the language used in record reviews on
Chicago Reader  |  J. Niimi  |  07-20-2004  |  Music

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