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Picks of the Week: Treats and tunes for the 1st week of November

On Monday, make a playlist. Pack it full of songs from Billboard’s hit chart, Spotify’s Discover Weekly and your friends’ list of favorites. Set it to play while you walk to pick up the week’s groceries or to Starbucks for your first holiday drink of the season — my choice is a classic peppermint mocha, with whipped cream, of course.
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Marissa Nadler silences snide male crowd at The Chapel

Statuesque, bearded men sipped beer and rocked back and forth on their haunches to tales of gothic folk intimacy in San Francisco’s The Chapel. It had taken more than half a set to get here, but Marissa Nadler had managed to silence the aging male crowd. Her songs weave intimate
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