By Evan Zigmond I discovered Joey Dosik in 2016, in the midst of an obsessive Vulfpeck listening binge. From the very first listen, I deeply appreciated Dosik’s songwriting ability, his […]
Jonathan Richman is an unparalleled musical icon. It’s not very often that an artist emerges with a wholly unique musical sound, persona, and worldview. In fact, it’s rarely happened as […]
There’s really nothing quite like a great rock concert. With the right band and the right crowd, opposing energies mingle in a way to create a completely cohesive environment, an […]
By Evan Zigmond Great Scott is one of my favorite venues in greater Boston, so I always jump at the chance to go to shows there. Recently, I got to […]
I have no idea what Palehound means, but Ellen Kempner and her band make music that would be a great soundtrack to petting a shaggy dog and that’s good enough […]
Hot off the tails of their debut collaboration Whole Lotta Sea Lice, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are on a tour with the same conversational nature that makes their album […]
By Jeff Blitt and Evan Zigmond Having discovered TOO MANY ZOOZ in 2014 when a video of their performance in New York City’s Union square station went viral, we knew […]
A lot of the reason why people end up in a private university in the richest country in the world is because you have been sheltered and you do have some kind of privilege… Because right now someone else is not in that situation. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be going to college. We should be doing that! It’s just realizing what that means… And then trying to figure out who you yourself are. Whether you’re that young chicana woman trying to make it or that white person with a ton of entitlement and privilege, whoever you are! Just realize it.
Though built on a foundation of murky and despairing emotions, the album does not—and will not—get eaten alive by this ill-willed darkness. Instead, Puberty 2 emerges with a sense of clarity for the listener. A gripping and reaching for a feeling of being grounded in some littler things in life, some gentleness, and some idea of a meaningful existence. Puberty 2 unabashedly screams, shouts, and aches against loose rhythms and fuzzy guitars, but then ultimately soothes. Today, Mitski will wear her white button-down.
In the interstice between two rooms in a tiny Back Bay apartment, Altitude weaves together ethereal beats on an Akai controller for an audience of about sixty. Beneath the exposed […]