Western culture is obsessed with youth-and pretty much always has been-but we've also grown to appreciate what the more experienced set has to offer: style. Loads of it, as Ari Seth Cohen showcases on his superpopular blog, Advanced Style , and in the eponymous documentary it spawned, which is showing at the Gene Siskel Film Center until tomorrow.
Chicago Reader, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 02:27 PM
In last week's In Rotation Not Normal Tapes honcho Ralph Rivera threw out some high praise for Olympia punk band Vexx, calling them "one of my favorites currently going, hyperbole notwithstanding." No doubt such intense feelings deserve an additional nod, in the form of a 12 O'Clock Track .
Chicago Reader, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 01:20 PM