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Hot Singles in Your Area

Hot Singles in Your Area

Here good songs come in threes. Hot Singles spotlights up and coming bands around New England.

Mixtapes

Mixtapes

Themed playlists from our contributors and honored guests.

Crashing Your Planet

Crashing Your Planet

Jake McKelvie, himself a touring musician, invites guests to his podcast from all over the independent music world.

Spark & Fizz Books & Records

Spark & Fizz Books & Records

Home to everything we’ve published off the internet, formerly known as “the real world.”

Good Songs

Good Songs

Good Songs is a song of the wood podcast curated by our editor, Tyler Berd.

Recent Posts

Courtney Swain – “Snow Globe”

Courtney Swain is best known as the powerhouse voicebox of Providence’s Bent Knee. On her solo EP, Growing Pains, she shows a side that’s soft and jazzy. “Snow Globe” covers a great deal of emotional ground while staying sonically endearing. Dig in if you dig Joni Mitchel, Regina Spektor, or if you, like Courtney, don’t … Continued

HUMAN RESOURCES (Planet Scumm #5)

It’s here. The new Planet Scumm is a tender and bizarre collection of short science fiction. Press play to hear “THE TOWER,” in which a group of robots become free-thinking and are immediately depressed. The world and the robots are original and clearly drawn. And though no humans are in the story, humanity’s fingerprints are all over the … Continued

Anne Malin – “Endless Road”

“Endless Road” is tucked into the back half of the new Anne Malin album, Fog Area. This ghostly good song deserves a real listen in a quiet setting. The guitar playing is simultaneously restrained, careless, and rhythmically certain. Attentive ears will be sucked into the ambience, the sense of a creaking room. It’s a song of … Continued

Slime of the Ancient Mariner

It’s said that humans are the only animals able to contemplate their own mortality. Planet Scumm #4 features tales of death and the end times, as experienced by the most human among us: lobsters. Also some aliens, robots, and a baby. Our summer issue, brimming forth with some of the finest & boldest science fiction is now available in … Continued