Western Massachusetts is more than lucky where the arts and culture are concerned. If you’re looking for something more than just the usual fare of testosterone-soaked rock ‘n’ roll, fey folkies or indie poseurs, this weekend’s Ladyfest Easthampton will satisfy your music, arts and performance needs.
We have released our newest cassette the Come In EP on April 11, 2011. It’s available at carcrashavoiders.tumblr.com. It is the companion to February’s cassette Get Out EP. This one features eight blown out drinking songs recorded on 8 track cassette in the garage.
Dennis Crommett’s recently released solo record, In the Buffalo Surround (Signature Sounds/Soft Alarm) is perhaps his strongest effort outside of his work with the Northampton, Mass.-based band, Winterpills. Examiner caught up with the accessible singer-songwriter to discuss the new record and the art of crafting songs.