For women in the metal scene, camaraderie and skill help rock and roll over the sexist trolls
ALLSTON LIVING ROOM READ: WHERE QUEER STORIES AND MORE TAKE THE FLOOR
“I think it is very powerful, but also complicated. Queerness is like this big abstract concept and how do you put a border around that? And more importantly, should you?”
GRAVE ENCOUNTER: A QUEST TO LEARN HOW A KENTUCKY TOMBSTONE WOUND UP IN AN ALLSTON BASEMENT
Was it the result of a college prank? Something more sinister? It’s possible that nobody will ever find out.
WHEEL OF TUNES: JULIA HOLTER
The experimental dream pop artist talks relationship lessons, Blade Runner, and her favorite French words for our recurring series.
WHEEL OF TUNES: PANDA BEAR
Animal Collective's quiet electronic guru talks snorkeling, Super Smash Bros., and his inner monologues for our recurring series.
WHEEL OF TUNES: HOP ALONG
the Philly indie rockers talk therapeutic journals and zip line accidents for our recurring series.
HUMBLE PI: HOMEBOY SANDMAN, EDAN, AND THE GENESIS OF HIP-HOP’S MOST DYNAMIC ALL-STAR DYAD
"I’m less enthusiastic about the cyber collab—I don’t want to live my life that way. So just the fact that he was down to make the trek repeatedly and be here, and even be here in those instances when I’m looking through records, he was patiently just around."
WHEEL OF TUNES: BOMBA ESTÉREO
The Latin poppers talk planting trees, Colombian stereotypes, and dancing with their kids in the kitchen.
PUPPY PROBLEMS: WHY THEIR ALBUM WAS A LONG TIME COMING
Why the most heartbreaking lo-fi album from Boston took so many years to make.
HASSLE FEST 10: A GUIDE TO WHO’S WHO
A yearbook-style breakdown of who’s performing at Boston’s Underground Music & Art Festival and our picks for who you can't miss.