Eliza McLamb creates space for feeling at The Sinclair 

Upon first listen, singer-songwriter Eliza McLamb’s songs are shockingly soft, often featuring audible guitar plucking and clear vocals that sound like they could have been recorded next to you. In a sort of Generation Z folk style, McLamb combines an intimate sound with equally intimate storytelling, incorporating down-to-earth imagery of dorm dryers, apartment balconies and […]

Annie DiRusso’s ‘God, I Hate This Place’ EP is an anti-coming-of-age story

“Baptized by a pedophile/ In a church that reeks of oak and death” is the opening line of Annie DiRusso’s new EP, “God, I Hate This Place” (2023). While it might shock new listeners, fans who have heard her past singles know that this line is classic Annie DiRusso.  Annie DiRusso’s musical genre may be […]

A guide to the MIT List Visual Arts Center

A few minutes away from the Kendall/MIT Red Line stop and free to the public, the MIT List Visual Arts Center is an accessible and intimate space to see art in Greater Boston.  Not to be confused with the MIT Museum a few blocks away (as I initially did), which provides a wide range of […]

Caroline Polachek’s ‘Desire, I Want to Turn Into You’ explores the mythos of desire

You would not expect most modern pop artists to include bagpipes, operatic influences and a guest verse from Grimes on the same album, but for Caroline Polachek, it is completely on brand.  Caroline Polachek started releasing music in 2008 as part of the indie rock band Chairlift and also made various solo projects under the […]

TXT takes listeners to Neverland and back on its newest EP ‘The Name Chapter: Temptation’

On its newest EP, “The Name Chapter: Temptation,” K-pop band TOMORROW X TOGETHER explores “how you are seduced by the sweetness of instant gratification,” as member Choi Soobin describes it. While the band is not the only music group to approach this topic recently (see: the surreal parties of Taylor Swift’s “Lavender Haze” (2022) music […]