Michael Hamad

Writer

Michael Hamad is a senior journalist and podcast producer at The Hartford Courant and the host/producer of the Capitol Watch podcast. He was the music critic for the Courant from 2013-18.

Recent Articles

  • Fleetwood Mac Announces New Mohegan Sun Date

    Fleetwood Mac Announces New Mohegan Sun Date

    Fleetwood Mac, with Christine McVie back in the fold, is apparently having too much fun to stop. The quintet -- McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie -- announced 28 new shows, beginning on Jan. 16 in St. Paul, Minn., and stretching all the way through the end of...

  • Listen To Winterpills Cover Sharon Van Etten's 'One Day'

    Listen To Winterpills Cover Sharon Van Etten's "One Day"

    Flora Reed and Philip Price, of the Northampton, Mass. band Winterpills, don't get hung up on the whole originals vs. covers thing.“Aren’t all albums cover albums?” they write in the liner notes to “Echolalia,” which comes out on Oct. 14. “Aren’t our musical daydreams overflowing with versions...

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