As Pepper Mill Rondo, Max Allison and Doug Kaplan find the horrifying and the sublime in holiday kitsch.
Drone artist Nicholas Szczepanik returns with a new surname and a new project, underground emo supergroup What Gives finally release an album, and more.
Current musical obsessions of stand-up comics Nicholas Rouley and Stephanie Hasz and Reader music staffer Luca Cimarusti
Current musical obsessions of Kittyhawk’s Kate Grube, Peggy Fioretti of Kickstand Productions, and Reader writer Leor Galil
Mariah and Miguel make #beautiful music.
90s nostalgia finally hits the pop charts.
If you must listen to Christmas music, it should be the Roots, Jimmy Fallon, and Mariah Carey
Critic’s Choices and other notable concerts: The Residents, Ben Allison, Mariah Carey, Doom, Zola Jesus, and more
The Tribune Company’s Lee Abrams trashes celebrities using a quote misattributed to Mariah Carey.
Scenes from an apocalypse: Mariah Carey night on American Idol