Sunburned Hand of the Man are a loose Boston-based collective whose work has sprawled across multiple genres, including free improv, noise, folk, drone, and psychedelic jams. Founded in 1997 out of the ashes of art-rock trio Shit Spangled Banner, they became part of a scene that specialized in indulgence and reveled in long builds, endless […]
Sixteen years after Karate’s final studio release, the band’s influential music—which blends emo, slowcore, and jazz—is entirely out of print.
Berta Bigtoe wrote and recorded their new indie-pop album in one day, power-pop supergroup Sunshine Boys drop their sophomore full-length, and more.
Update: To help slow the spread of COVID-19, this show has been postponed until a date to be determined. Tickets already purchased will be honored at that time, but contact point of purchase for refund information. On their third full-length, 2019’s Black Friday (Polyvinyl), Boston band Palehound offer candid meditations on love—its many forms and […]
The winding story of Boston band Cave In is full of massive triumphs and heartbreaking pratfalls, and they’ve kept on trucking no matter what comes their way. Formed in 1995 as an extreme metalcore band, Cave In debuted in 1998 with Until Your Heart Stops, whose layers of corrosive vocals, dual guitar shredding, and unrelenting […]
Current musical obsessions of Hanna Hazard from Lil Tits, Adam Luksetich from Foul Tip, and Luca Cimarusti from the Reader
Dave Rempis organizes concerts, mentors young musicians, and connects players from across the States and abroad—modeling the commitment and generosity that keep the jazz scene viable.
Also, New York native David Axelrod reminds the mayor that he’s not from Chicago either.
O come all ye faithful and enjoy the classic “Merry Christmas, I Fucked Your Snowman” by the Showcase Showdown.
Also, Second City announces management changes after half the cast of A Red Line Runs Through It leave.
Also, Rahm joins Chris Christie and Martin Shkreli on an international list of “disappointing” leaders.
Dan Savage takes further questions from a live audience in Boston.
Last week Kelly Hogan, Gerald Dowd, and Max Crawford performed the Great American Organ Transplant, delivering the instrument to Red Sox accompanist Josh Kantor.
“People with disabilities need support, but we need them too,” says Luca Badetti of L’Arche Chicago.
LA garage label Burger Records throws itself 50 parties (including one in Chicago), Smart Bar celebrates women in dance music, and more.