Bash Brothers

A simple urgent bassline and a riotous drum beat start at the same time as these words: “When I was born I had a party…

Daniel, Fred & Julie

01 The Gambler and His Bride Early last month I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing three prolific Canadian musicians: Daniel Romano of Attack in…

Dreams in the Witch House

In April, Salem was the coolest band in the world. Their Water and Yes I Smoke Crack EPs have garnered them taste maker fans like…

Fond of Tigers

Fond of Tigers’ newest album, Continent & Western, offers the curated chaos listeners have grown to love, but this time there is a new focus…


Pop culture has taken a decidedly darker direction in the past few years. This trend has manifested itself lately in a widespread fascination with the…

New Forms Festival

10:30 p.m.: The doors open for what promises to be a bone-rattling extravaganza, headlined by three rising dubstep practitioners from the U.K.. Distorted warbles and…

New Forms Festival

What is a rave? There is something about a rave that goes beyond words. It’s not just a party, it’s a proper contemporary cultural asset…

Fine Mist

11 Murder Murder Happy release date!” exclaimed one of Jay Arner’s friends, embracing him in a big, congratulatory hug near the wooden bar at the…

Under Review

B.A. Johnston

Thank You For Being a Friend (Just Friends Records)


Lawson Graham

Bear in Heaven

Beast Rest Forth Mouth: Remixed (Hometapes Records)


Ahna (soldierpumps)


Real Live Action


with Emeralds, October 3 @ Vogue Theatre

Flying Lotus

w/ with Low Limit (of Lazer Sword)


with Red Sparrowes, August 22 @ Rickshaw Theatre

Man Man

w/ Let’s Wrestle

Rae Spoon

w/ Cris Derksen & Katie Caron