Dusk of Punk EP is one of those records that might be called “intimate” and “personal,” terms that rarely account for the stark messiness of a life presented through art. Singer-songwriter Alaska Reid’s Alyeska hark back to those hazy days of Laurel Canyon mythmaking. Her dream-rock EP Crush was the last to be recorded at legendary but recently evicted New York studio the Magic Shop — another example of making the most of what you’ve got while you’ve still got it.
We’re halfway through this monthlong Monday residency — and time is literally of the essence when it comes to fringe rockers Goon, whose leader, Kenny Becker, must work between bouts of a malady that occasionally leaves him without senses of hearing and smell. Goon’s