Welcome to Allston Pudding, your online source for music both in Boston and beyond! Allston Pudding is operated and written by fans and musicians to highlight new music and live music from all over. We are supporters of local music, from our hometown to local scenes throughout the world. We hope to support and champion artists who may not receive their proper radio play or publicity, but definitely deserve your attention. Take a read and enjoy!

Please remember: Allston Pudding is a collection of diverse opinions. If you read something on our site that you disagree with, or otherwise feel the need to respond to, please please please reach out to us. We are more than happy to post responses to our articles and keep discussions alive.

Allston Pudding is the winner of 3 “Best Music Blog” awards from the Boston Music Awards (’11, ’12, ’14) and the Boston Phoenix (’11).


Christine Varriale (christine@allstonpudding.com)(@certaintragedy)
Editor-in-Chief, Booking
If you:

  • Are interested in joining the editorial staff as a writer
    • Please send examples of your work
  • Are a local band looking to be put on our Localz Only Mixtapes, play a show with Allston Pudding, or want to have your natal chart explained
    • For show preview requests and premieres, please see Lauren Moquin’s contact below 
    • **Please send LINKS to your music, not downloads**

Ellie Molitor
If you:

  • Like Pinegrove




Daniel Schiffer (daniel@allstonpudding.com) (@dschiffty)
Marketing Director, Business Development
If you:

  • Are interested in advertising with Allston Pudding (Media Kit is available upon request)
  • Have a business inquiry
  • Interns: Are interested in becoming an intern with Allston Pudding. Allston Pudding isn’t currently seeking interns


screen-shot-2016-09-24-at-1-20-43-pmEthan Hoffman-Sadka (video@allstonpudding.com)
Video Production Manager
If you:

  • Are interested in becoming involved with our video team (if possible, please send a link to a video that you’ve worked on)


Corwin Wickersham IV (photo@allstonpudding.com)
Photography Team Leader
If you:

  • Are interested in joining the staff as a photographer (please include a link to an online portfolio)




JarrettJarrett Carr (jarrett@allstonpudding.com)
Creative Director
If you:

  • Have a question or claim about the design or content of Allston Pudding
  • Encounter any technical problems while visiting Allston Pudding
  • Like art


Lauren Moquin (lauren@allstonpudding.com)
News Coordinator
If you:

  • Have something you want to premiere exclusively through Allston Pudding
    • i.e. a song, album, video or EP
  • Have a local show you would like to be previewed


Sami Martasian (sami@allstonpudding.com)Sami
Art Director

If you:

  • Are interested in joining the art team





JeremyJeremy Stanley (jeremy@allstonpudding.com)(@JeremyDStanley)
Managing Editor, Staff Writers
If you:

  • Have an affinity for corgis




GeorgeGeorge Greenstreet (greenst@allstonpudding.com)
Managing Editor, Features
If you:

  • Want to say hey



Current Staff Writers:
Andy St. Pierre
Anna Marketti
Becca DeGregorio
Jackie Swisshelm
Jenny Usovicz
Karen Muller
Mary Kate McGrath
Cliff Notez
Harry Gustafson

Video Team:
Colin Walsh
Ethan Vara
Bill Barnes
Ty Ueda