International Anthem Presents New Charles Stepney Recording

Today International Anthem, alongside the family of late Chicago producer, arranger, musician and composer Charles Stepney, make claim to the upcoming season, declaring summer 2022 the “Summer of Stepney.” Starting this May, the Summer of Stepney will extend through September and will include events, performances, documentary video and archival recording releases celebrating Stepney’s music and … Read more

International Piano Chamber Music Competition returns to Royal Birmingham Conservatoire – The Cross-Eyed Pianist

Guest post by Daniel Tong The second edition of the Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Competition will take place as part of the Conservatoire’s November Festival celebrating the role of the piano in chamber music. Six young ensembles, chosen at preliminary audition, will be invited to join the festival, give a recital, take part in … Read more

Daniel Villarreal Announces Debut Album on International Anthem, out 5/20, with Single/Video “Uncanny” –

Today, Panama-born, Chicago-based drummer Daniel Villarreal announces his debut album, Panama 77out May 20th on International Anthem (IA), and presents its lead single”Uncanny.” Villarreal has long been a widely known and beloved character on the Chicago music scene. If he’s not DJing somewhere on bustling 18th Street in Pilsen, he’s playing drums with Dos Santos, … Read more

Bikini Kill 2022 International Tour Kicks Off April 26 –

Legendary feminist punk band Bikini Kill will kick off their long awaited, expansive international tour next month. In 2019, the iconic group played their first full shows since 1997, performing to ecstatic, sold out crowds in select US cities and London. They are thrilled to bring their blistering live show to stages across the globe … Read more