Michael Hamad


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

  • Watch Tweedy Perform 'Low Key' and 'World Away' on 'The Colbert Report'

    Watch Tweedy Perform "Low Key" and "World Away" on "The Colbert Report"

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, his 18-year-old son Spencer and their band, who collectively go by the name Tweedy, appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night to perform "Low Key" and "World Away." The two songs appear on the new album "Sukierae," which was just released today. Tweedy will be at the Calvin...

  • The Kinks Get a Huge New Anthology Box Set

    The Kinks Get a Huge New Anthology Box Set

    Kinks fans, especially those of you who are constantly on the lookout for new material: get ready to flip out. On Nov. 18, Pye Records releases "The Anthology 1964-1971," a 5-disc box set that claims to be "the most comprehensive collection of The Kinks seminal 1960s and early 1970s Pye label recordings...