There’s far too much new music to keep track of every album and single that comes out, but sometimes a song pops up after the fact and just latches on. “Archie, Marry Me” by Alvvays is one of those songs.
A friend with a tangential connection to the protests in Ferguson, Mo., marveled on Twitter the other day that Marvin Gaye’s song “What’s Going On” remains relevant 40 years later. She’s right, of course. But why stop there?
After 20 years and eight studio albums with Wilco, leader Jeff Tweedy steps out this fall with “Sukierae,” a solo album he recorded with his 18-year-old son Spencer on drums.
The video is cool, but the song is superb: In a just world, “War on the East Coast” by the New Pornographers would be a contender for song of the summer
It started with one woman. Three songs in to Band of Horses’ performance Monday at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton, she popped out of her seat toward the front to dance.
So, you want to be an entertainment reporter. You love music, movies, TV, celebrity slap-fights or whatever, and you’re convinced that your life’s work should involve discussing them in public, for as wide an audience as you can reach. Excellent. It’s a fun job. Here’s how not to suck at it: Don’t write like an entertainment reporter.