That first full work week after the holidays always feels daunting, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Lots of lights, actually, because Brooklyn duo The Knocks are bringing their beloved “Knocks & Friends” party series to Elsewhere this Friday, January 10th. And this time, they are bringing our all-time favorite artist, […]
There is something bittersweet about writing a Top 25 albums post at the end of a decade marked by so much change in music, the way its distributed, and the way it’s reviewed. The last thing I wanted to do, was rehash how algorithms have created our own individual musical vacuums for the thousandth time, […]
Another year in metal has come and gone, and as Krampus clunks from rooftop to rooftop, it’s time once more to look back on the good, bad, and truly, utterly ridiculous from music’s most truly, utterly ridiculous sub-culture. So saddle up and join us for This One Goes to Eleven’s second-annual metal Dundies, a network […]
While trying not to be consumed in depression about elections in my country of birth today, where the state of politics is at a depressingly all time low and the best case I can think of is a gridlocked hung parliament, I find the best medicine is always live music. So here we go, drink […]
The end of the year is nigh, but two of the biggest AOTY contender are just rolling in. So hold onto your butts (and lists), folks—we are just getting started. WHAT TO HEAR: I don’t think there’s been a more anticipated, hyped, or meme’d metal record this year than Blood Incantation’s Hidden History of the […]
It’s already been a good week with shows by Tool and Mikal Cronin in the bag, so let’s pull things kicking and screaming into the weekend.
Down to the final mixes on a personal project this week, so for the sake of my sanity, let’s keep this short and sweet. WHAT TO HEAR: Well folks, black metal Liturgy is officially back with a surprise (surprisingly good) new LP this week, H.A.Q.Q. (YLYLCYN). Although billed as a musical detour before Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s […]
Halloween is dead and gone and we’re steaming for the home stretch now. But before we get to lisztomania, there’s still plenty of new records from incredible bands on the way, so whatever you do, don’t turn that calendar just yet. WHAT TO HEAR: So I’m gonna level with all of you: I’ve never really […]
We’re apparently five weeks away from Winter, not sure the weather got the memo. Anyway, let’s dive right into the best shows you can catch over the next few days.
Colder temperatures are coming in, folks, and almost all the featured shows this week could well be enjoyed around a fireplace. Get some extra layers on and don’t let the cold put you off enjoying yourself.