“Something about a recording studio, I think it’s always overlooked as a place for community.”
Current musical obsessions of Thrill Jockey publicist Mike Boyd, recording engineer Doug Malone, and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
Actor and singer Bethany Thomas celebrates the release of her debut EP, First, on Monday at the Hideout.
Plus: Tall Pat Records brings Cuddlestock back for year three, and Scientist release their second album of metal experiments.
Current musical obsessions of Oozing Wound drummer Kyle Reynolds, Running drummer Alejandro Morales, and Reader drummer Luca Cimarusti
He’s tried punk, noise, and Fahey-style fingerpicking, but he’s about to reach his biggest audience yet with the jazzy, open-ended folk-rock on his new album.
“Celebrity” sightings at Lollapalooza, plus new chapters for the revived Broken Hope and the band formerly known as Mahjongg
The local band drops Bat Skin on cassette. Plus: new four-piece Alma Negra marries garage and metal, and Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv opens an LA studio with a tool