I have loved the idea of the near monthly "Cover The Crescent" events at Crescent Ballroom since its inception and I have attended nearly all of them, but I have never seen a CTC sell out until last night. This particular edition of Cover The Crescent was beyond all others that have preceded it, h ... More >>
I've been to maybe 100 shows at Crescent Ballroom, yet I've never seen the place so packed for an opener. Someone screamed, "We're here for you," so apparently Sylvan Esso has some fans in town. Their glockenspiel samples and soft, pitter-patter vocals made Esso feel like a modern version of Portish ... More >>
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
The Instinct (Jade Tree)
Out of Season (Go Beat)
A young Richmond band just might lift its struggling label out of the emo rut