“It feels like we’re standing on shifting sand and I’m trying to remain positive.”
Talking “Sugaregg,” honoring a ’90s hit, and doing soundtracks ahead of Wednesday’s Brighton Music Hall show
Which shows are the ones that folks should definitely hit up? Well, that’s what we’re here for.
“I was in this surreal bunker life where we were in the studio until we legally couldn’t, we’d be leaving at three in the morning and there was the National Guard.”
A very abridged list of upcoming music happenings, to be continued in every issue
“I miss big shows for sure, but I love the feel of a full house in a small room.”
I spoke with founder and baritone saxophonist Martin Perna about the making of Fu Chronicles, being in your favorite band’s favorite band, the state of music education in America, and a certain new collaboration he’s involved in.
Concert organizers should get support to evaluate risk factors for sexual violence—things like rigid gender or other stereotypes, tolerance for harassment and violence, misuse of substances, or lack of oversight in high-risk areas like bathrooms, parking lots, or camping areas.
Keep this bookmarked through the school year, and, in the words of the patron saint of getting wild, Andrew W.K.: “Party till you puke.”