While Hurricane Irene blasted up the East Coast in September, Magnetic Island — formerly known as Renminbi — were holed away in Burlington, VT, and their hometown of Brooklyn working on their debut full-length album. The resulting songs sound a lot like that ferocious, but unpredictable storm: dark, brooding, and mysterious.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.