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
Here good songs come in threes. Hot Singles spotlights up and coming bands around New England.
Jake McKelvie, himself a touring musician, invites guests to his podcast from all over the independent music world.
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“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
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
Okay full disclosure. Three out of four Tulips are in my wedding band, so you’d better hit play before I ruin your objectivity with my pro-Tulip bias. “Love You Bae” is a crazed, stomping power pop spectacle in the tradition of Weezer and The Cars. The guitar sounds horny, the vocals preoccupied with the grotie … Continued
Jake chats with his old pals Jon and Forest from The Upstart Crows about migrating from New Hampshire to New York and recording their debut full-length record.