You can jump-start your Bandcamp Friday browsing with nearly 100 newly Reader-recommended releases.
In the bad bad not good year that was 2020, optimism often felt as plausible as a unicorn. That’s a big part of why the recent second album from Sonny Falls, All That Has Come Apart / Once Did Not Exist (Plastic Miracles), lands so heavily. Ryan “Hoagie Wesley” Ensley, main man of this rugged […]
Crazy Rich Asians and more goings on 8/17-8/19.
On the 2016 self-released EP There’s No Magic Left in This World, local singer-guitarist Ryan Ensley (formerly of antifolk outfit Shiloh) showed his knack for melding spunky, unvarnished acoustic instrumentation with big rock ’n’ roll power. Ensley played nearly every instrument on the EP, and though it was engineered by onetime Oshwa member Michael Mac, […]
Current musical obsessions of Western Publicity founder Heather West, music critic Jim Kopeny (aka Tankboy), and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
Nineties alt-rock revivalists Post Child play a free record-release show at Emporium on Thursday night.
FeelTrip launches a cold-blooded dance-music label, Ryan Ensley of Shiloh returns with the twangy new Sonny Falls, and more.