Best of the week
Or, well, the best labels of 2013. If anything, this year proved that the record label still matters.
Drake, Beyoncé, King Krule lead one of the best slates we've seen all year.
Dillon Francis, Girl Unit, two German techno aces and much more.
On the blog
Panic! at the Disco, Portugal. The Man and more hit Aragon for an Xmas bash. Check out pics.
The hometown hero rocks the first of two sold-out shows. Check out pics.
Choirs, percussion, lightsabers, shredding for the holiday season.
Dance away the winter
The best albums of 2013
Chicago concert calendar
The Numero Group digs into the roots of Prince on its best soul compilation yet.
The man (yes, he's a dude) behind the voice of Rhye keeps it sexy on his solo platter.
She is the Pacific Rim of pop stars
The rising pop star joins the new club of gothic ingenues.
The Canadians delve into dub and disco, but is it art or artifice?