Speedy Ortiz (due Saturday, March 22, at Moe's Original Bar B Que) from Northampton, Massachusetts came out of the solo side-project of singer-guitarist Sadie Dupuis when she was a member of the rock band Quilty. Taking the project's moniker from a story in the influential underground comic series, ... More >>
Patrick Stump's long-delayed solo debut, Soul Punk, will allegedly, finally be out sometime in February. Up front: We think it's going to be incredible. Stump has taken an unconventional tack in promoting his solo career, best exemplified by last week's elaborate a cappella medley of all the ... More >>
Eclectic taste I may claim to have, but my favorite tunes usually fall into a category I like to call "cry rock" -- if it's likely to make me stare wistfully and pensively out of a coffee shop window while I hack away in my metaphorical Livejournal, I probably love it. So I was as surprised ... More >>
Every day, I use multiple social media services to work, stay in touch with friends and keep up to date with what's going on in the world. Half an hour on MySpace here, twenty minutes of Facebook there, and a quick look at Twitter every hour -- it adds up. So, until the future I predicted h ... More >>
Mr. CargoLast week, we asked actual twits why we should follow them. We received many amusing responses from lots of people, including an unreasonable amount from one Mr. Cargo (@defconqueso) who gets th enod this week for both his dogged persistence in winning us over, and the fact he's actu ... More >>
The Highlands House Concert Series makes its mark.