Irresistibly absurd music zine Roctober returns after a six-year hiatus, rootsy rock collective Contorno drop their first album, and more.
For most parents, the phrase “children’s music” triggers terrifying flashbacks to annoying sing-alongs—Raffi’s “Baby Beluga,” for instance, or anything by that purple monstrosity, Barney. Fear not, though: Angela James’s Quiet Night isn’t that kind of children’s music. The singer-songwriter developed the album while caring for her infant daughter and struggling with postpartum depression; its songs […]
Current musical obsessions of Impulsive Hearts front woman Danielle Sines, CHIRP codirector of features Amelia Hruby, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
What’s scheduled for some of this summer’s best free concert series.
Jeff Parker vs. Hurricane Sandy, and more
A chili cook-off to benefit Graze, a forthcoming literary journal.