Christen Thomas booked shows for a decade with the Empty Bottle and Metro teams, but that work was just the beginning of the love, joy, and support she showered on the local scene.
Not Normal Tapes gives itself a year to live, Rabble Rabble reunite to benefit Resilience, and more.
Spektral Quartet’s new season takes deep dives in diverse directions, “posi-djent” act Harm Less celebrates a new album, and more.
Local punks Absolutely Not have never been the type of band to release accessible music. The first releases they started putting out in 2013 showcased fairly standard garage punk, but they topped everything off with a serious dose of spazzy harshness. On their brand-new third album, Problematic (No Trend), the band—vocalist and guitarist Donnie Moore, […]
“Bottom of the Pit” is the debut single from Absolutely Not’s first album as a four-piece, the forthcoming Problematic—they’ve added Chris Sutter from Meat Wave on second guitar.
Underground rock festival Ian’s Party is run mostly by volunteers, which helps it feel like a community instead of a branding exercise.
Montrose Man drop the video for “Tom Waits for No One” in advance of their record-release show this weekend.
This week’s featured gig poster was printed by Josh Davis of Dead Meat Design.
A day of pro-choice activism culminates in a #ShoutYourAbortion fund-raiser at Gman Tavern, the Vinyl Emergency podcast celebrates its first birthday, and more.
On Wednesday at the Empty Bottle, local punk-rock LGBTQ night Glitter Creeps celebrates two years of being weird and proud.
Prolific trio Absolutely Not celebrate the release of their new single with a benefit show Friday night at Emporium.
Seven Reader writers drill down into rap, jazz, punk, metal, and more—instead of just rearranging the same records on everyone else’s best-of list.
Because such an impressive glut of local punk full-lengths came out this year, to pick just five I had to come up with a narrower category. Luckily for me (and for you), local punk showcase Ian’s Party (see page TK) has supersized for 2016, moving into three relatively large venues and blowing out its lineup. […]
Donnie Moore dials back the fury in his new project.
The local music site has helped create new bonds among the diverse array of local musicians it’s documented for more than two years.