You don’t get a MacArthur “genius” grant just for thinking big; you get one because your big ideas work extraordinarily well. Mary Halvorson, who was awarded the grant last year, has earned hers by moving from strength to strength. Ever since she began recording in the mid-2000s, she’s projected a strikingly personal voice on the […]
Current musical obsessions of Cheer-Accident mastermind Thymme Jones, human Top 40 encyclopedia Tony Young, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
A bonus cover off of a reissue of 1985’s Songs From the Big Chair is today’s 12 O’Clock Track.
Current musical obsessions of the Numero Group’s head researcher, Reader staff writer Peter Margasak, and the Hideout’s talent buyer
The impressive heritage of Emily Haines