Publik Spans the City

Publik Spans the City
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As I sat at the new Publik Kitchen in the 9th and 9th area, eating an amazing, syrup-drenched, mocha French toast, I could feel this presence of motion—of ideas, as much as utensils, putting feet to the pavement. … read more

Ought 10.22 @ Kilby Court With Baby Ghosts & Chalk

Ought 10.22 @ Kilby Court With Baby Ghosts & Chalk
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After having played internationally, including two Pitchfork Music Festivals, it was strange to see Montreal’s Ought in such a small venue as Kilby Court. … read more

Create Reel Change @ The Woodshed 10.23 With Lazy Susan, ’90s Television and Beachmen

Create Reel Change @ The Woodshed 10.23 With Lazy Susan,...
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The Create Reel Change organization, created and run by Brian Higgins, held a benefit show to help raise funds in order to maintain their mission of overcoming mental illness through art. … read more

Beachmen @ Diabolical Records with The Wild War, 90s Television

Beachmen @ Diabolical Records with The Wild War, 90s Television
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A shimmering ambiance hovers over my memory of Beachmen’s second album release show, bathing the whole experience in orange and bronze. I see guitar pedals and muffled drums from five