Russian Circles, Mutoid Man @ Music Hall of Williamsburg, 12/11/14

One of my favorite releases of 2013 was Memorial, an immediately gripping album by Chicago prog metal trio, Russian Circles. It’s immense depth and darkness, all portrayed instrumentally, enraptured me. I was left extremely curious to see how it would translate live and tripped out to catch them for what was my first jaunt with them on their […]

Lost in Dreams

I’m a big fan of downtempo and chill music. Frequently for those types of songs, the world of dreams can serve well as allegory. Portrayed in fiction as hazy and fantastical, it can frequently be a comforting place. I chose to emphasize that comfort with a playlist curated out of some music from some great […]