Chicago’s dearth of accessible signals is “a huge pain in the ass,” says legally blind artist and musician Andy Slater.
Current musical obsessions of sound artist and performer Andy Slater, DJ Hannah Viti, and Reader listings coordinator Salem Collo-Julin
The Velcro Lewis Group premiere the politically charged Amnesia Haze with the Reader today and play a show at the Hideout to celebrate on Sunday.
Navigating public transit when you can’t see well isn’t easy, musician Andy Slater says.
Fronted by artist Gregory Jacobsen, Lovely Little Girls combine alien prog from the likes of Magma and Art Bears with abject histrionics and body horror.
Plus: Jerome Derradji reissues Larry Dixon’s missing-link boogie funk, and Streets and Soul honors the Dyett 12.
This week’s Chicagoan: Andy Slater, blind musician