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Jim DeRogatis

James “Jim” DeRogatis is an American music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions. DeRogatis has written articles for magazines such as Spin, Guitar World and Modern Drummer, and for fifteen years was the pop music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times.   Navy Pier 848 E Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 923-9239 Visit Us Online

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Gene Wagendorf III

Gene Wagendorf III is a music critic for Windy City Rock; his about me is as follows: It’s a lot easier to write about other things than it is to write about yourself. Unless you’re talking about writing critically. I mean, I could talk shit about me for hours. For one, I’m a Smashing Pumpkins fan and a White Sox fan. I wonder which I...

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Sarah Rosenfeld

Sarah is a music critic for Windy City Rock. She grew up just outside of Washington, DC and her first memories of influential music come from the riot grrrl scene of the early ’90s. Unsurprisingly, she graduated from Smith College many years later. Moving to Chicago in 2012, she immediately fell in love with the local music scene. She really enjoys when a band covers...

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Philip Montoro

Philip Montoro has been an editorial employee of the Reader since 1996 and its music editor since 2004. Pieces he has edited have appeared in Da Capo’s annual Best Music Writing anthologies in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011. Philip has played scrap metal in Lozenge, drummed with the Disasters, the Afflictions, and Brilliant Pebbles, and sung for the White Outs. He has been...

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Leor Galil

I’m the editor of the local music scene column Gossip Wolf and a contributing writer for the Reader. I also freelance for the Reader’s sister publication in DC, The A.V. Club Chicago, and Forbes.com. Before that, I freelanced for places like the Boston Phoenix, Esquire.com, PopMatters, Rock Sound, Thought Catalog, True/Slant, and Wired’s Underwire blog. My preoccupation with flyers eventually led to the (formerly) “super...

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Peter Margasak

I’ve been a staff writer at the Chicago Reader since 1996, which is when I started writing the Post No Bills column. It ran until 2004 and was reborn a few years ago as my Reader blog. I’ve written about all kind of styles and music-related topics over the years, from proto-punkers to rabid record collectors to jazz drummers. My work has also appeared in...

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Greg Kot

Greg Kot is an American writer, author, and journalist. Since 1990, Kot has been the music critic at the Chicago Tribune, where he has covered popular music and reported on music-related social, political and business issues. A longtime contributor to Rolling Stone, Kot has written for a dozen national publications, including Details, Blender, Entertainment Weekly, Men’s Journal, Guitar World, Vibe and Request.   Streeterville 435...

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Howard Reich

Howard Reich has covered the arts for the Tribune since 1978 , joined the staff in 1983, and now serves as a Jazz critic. He has written five books: “Portraits in Jazz,” “Let Freedom Swing,” “Jelly’s Blues” (with William Gaines), “Van Cliburn” and “Prisoner of Her Past” (originally published as “The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich”). The latter inspired the PBS documentary film...

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