For this audio story I spoke with UMass Dartmouth professor and professional conductor and trumpet player Tobias Monte. He was incredibly fun to talk to and is doing everything he can to make the most of this difficult time for the sake of his ensemble and his students.


Album art for Anjimile’s “Giver Taker” painted by Rebecca Larios

Anjimile Chithambo is an unlikely success story for music in 2020. They’re a Boston musician who released their debut album Giver Taker on Father/Daughter records, which was featured in The Boston Globe, NPR, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, and Pitchfork, just to name a few. …


by Owen Murray

Cars full of restless music fans piled into the Cheshire Fairgrounds in Swayze, New Hampshire to take part in the largest live music series in New England this year. On September 12th, Amherst garage rock legends Dinosaur Jr. took their turn in the “Drive-In Live” series which…

Owen Murray

I'm a journalism undergrad at Emerson College. I love to write about music and I'm the Music Coordinator at 88.9 WERS FM.

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