Culled from over ten years of weekly Chicago Reader columns, My Kind of Sound will be -The Secret History of Chicago Music- compendium. Also featuring a foreword by Jim DeRogatis of Sound Opinions, this collection profiles pivotal Chicago musicians who somehow have t gotten their just dues.
Steve Krakow (-Plastic Crimewave-) is a writer, illustrator, and musician. He is the editor of Galactic Zoo Dossier, founder of the Million Tongues Festival, and frontman for Plastic Crimewave Sound. He draws the -Secret History of Chicago Music- comic for the Chicago Reader and WGN. JC Gabel is a writer, editor, publisher and cultural critic living in LA. He founded Stop Smiling Media and The Chicagoan, edited at The Pitchfork Review and TASCHEN, and currently works as an editorial director and publisher at Hat & Beard Inc.