Melisma talked to local Matthew Stubbs, of Matthew Stubbs & the Antiguas. He’ll be starting up a new residency at Harvard Square’s The Sinclair this Monday, January 2, of Instrumental Psychedelic sets accompanied by projections. No cover, 21+.
Har Mar Superstar (a.k.a. Sean Tillman) is a living legend. Melisma recently had the pleasure of interviewing him in the green room of the Brighton Music Hall, touching on his songwriting process, his hometown of Minneapolis, and alien invasions.
Tacocat really had to force a scene that wasn’t… We had to make space for ourselves because there wasn’t a place for us. I think that’s a thing a lot of women don’t do: take credit for what they did. This was a real thing that happened. It was hard. We got a lot of terrible things said to us, and a lot of terrible things said about us. It was pretty hard and degrading, but we made this great scene.
Originally from Chicago, Tom Krell adopted his How To Dress Well moniker in 2009, and released his debut Love Remains in 2010. It was instantly acclaimed for its experimental, lo-fi […]
Rosemere Road, a Cambridge-based folk trio, played a sold-out show last Saturday night at The Burren.
The SUNY Purchase-incubated Lo-fi band chats about their new album and getting stuck in an elevator with Keebler Elves.
We caught up with Frankie Cosmos on the first stop of her tour to ask her just one very important question
I think the most formative moment was hearing David Berman say, “All my favorite singers couldn’t sing” in the Silver Jews song “We Are Real.” I was like, “You know what? It doesn’t matter how well a line in a song I’m writing is delivered, it matters what I’m saying.” I like to think of my songs as poems above anything else, so it was important for me to hear that so I could move forward with confidence.
For a band that describes their influences as including everything from “bottles of cheap red wine” to Kurt Vonnegut novels, A Giant Dog is elusive to definition—which, I’m sure, is the point.
We sat down with Seattle’s Tangerine to talk about Sofia Coppola, The Strokes, K-Pop, and changing perceptions in music.