Chicago's Magazine for New Music & Culture

kəˈkäfənē/ noun. noise, a dissonant mixture of sounds.  



CACOPHONY is a Chicago based magazine dedicated to the advocation of contemporary music making and performance. We strive to provide an outlet and platform for artists involved in various genres, backgrounds, and experiences throughout Chicago to further unite those interested in highly creative and demanding music and performance work. Our concert reviews, interviews, and essays serve to foster a healthy and constructive critique for community members to regularly engage with and aid artists in their personal growth, as well as reach out to a larger community of audiences. 




Mark Mahoney engages with the second annual Civic Orchestra Composers Project.

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Danny Clay and Earsight Duo: (idk not really) a review (but more like a re-view or a re-thinking and def a mis-remembering).


Deidre Huckabay reacts to Race Card and Nick Mazzarella Quintet and discusses gender inclusivity.

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