Stars at Metro 12/5/18

On Wednesday night Montreal-based indie pop band Stars returned to Metro for the first time in 5 years. I was at the previous Metro show as well, and this one felt a bit more exciting. They played some deep cuts that I appreciated 5 years ago, but the set on Wednesday was a great balance of old and new that kept the crowd dancing all … Continue reading Stars at Metro 12/5/18

Tiffany Young-Peppermint

Five days a week for eight straight hours I’m forced to listen to Christmas music. It’s brutal listening to same, tired “classics” over and over again. Mostly because those songs were all written 50+ years ago and are only considered classics because there aren’t new songs taking their place. This year I made an effort to get more non-traditional songs on the Christmas mix (“Santa … Continue reading Tiffany Young-Peppermint

MoviePass We Hardly Knew Ye

Around this time last year, MoviePass was creating quite a buzz. A subscription for going to the movie theater was the latest in the game, and for $10/month, it seemed too good to be true. Around Thanksgiving they started an even better deal-$90/year. Well, as a movie-loving person there’s no way I could pass that deal up. Since then I’ve seen 27 movies with the … Continue reading MoviePass We Hardly Knew Ye

Wooing-In Her Head

Rachel Trachtenburg has already been making music for what seems like forever. With Wooing, her newest project, she’s taking on more of the work and delivering her most personal music yet. As part of the Trachtenburg Family Sideshow Players she was the drummer and slowly started doing more. Now she’s fronting a band of her own, with JR Thomason on guitar and Rosie Slater on … Continue reading Wooing-In Her Head