Chicago's annual Pitchfork Music Festival takes place July 15-17 in Union Park, and there are a lot of great bands playing along with headliners Fleet Foxes and TV on the Radio. Here, SPIN's editors pick 10 acts you don't want to miss hey, even if you're not going to the Windy City, you can still listen to their music here. Plus, you can download our free festival mixtape, which includes the Dismemberment Plan, Yuck, Superchunk & more SPIN favorites.
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »