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PHOTO GALLERY PLUS VIDEO: Tommy Boys Live in Boston

Supporting Such Gold’s East Coast tour, Bay Area trio Tommy Boys visited Massachusetts for the first time and rocked the Middle East Upstairs. They played new material from their recent self-titled release on Other People Records. For only having three members they have an intricate sound, part math rock, part ’90s indie/emo rock and all […]Read More »

Photo Gallery: Matt and Kim Live in Boston

Last night, Boston’s House of Blues was set ablaze by the multifaceted bombast that is Matt and Kim. The duo, beaming sunny vibes accompanied by elastic rhythms and warm keyboard chords, were in their element as they prompted concert goers to dole out raucous energy in full force. Matt and Kim’s fifth album, New Glow, is not even a week old but […]Read More »

Quick Recap: Lolawolf Live in Boston

The artistry that Lolawolf embody is not only provocative, it’s ironically endearing. Frontwoman Zoe Kravitz possesses an airy, shockingly clear voice that has the ability to easily grab and keep almost anyone’s attention. This past Friday night at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club, Lolawolf’s slot as Twin Shadow’s designated opener on his Eclipse tour was a feat […]Read More »

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Vincent Live in Providence

St. Vincent  Lupo’s – Providence/RI March 8, 2015 Breaking the boundaries of art rock Ripping a 10-foot section of molding from a balcony overhang, Annie Clark proved that Providence (or any city, for that matter) is no match for the blistering St. Vincent.This encore thrashing of “Strange Mercy” found bits of Lupo’s Hearbreak Hotel scattered over […]Read More »

Bush Live at Boston's House of Blues

At Chicago’s Riviera Theatre February 13, 2015 The boys of Bush never basked so brightly than last night at House of Blues. Frontman Gavin Rossdale marveled at the band’s seemingly immortal reverie that has managed to span two decades. Their debut album, 1994’s Sixteen Stone, practically lit listeners’ on fire with its dissonant guitars and swarming, melodically […]Read More »

PHOTO GALLERY: Sleater-Kinney Live in Boston

Sleater-Kinney House of Blues, Boston/MA February 22, 2015 Pounding through over 20 songs, the punkish trio of Corin Tucker (vocals, guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar, vocals), and Janet Weiss (drums) proved that Sleater-Kinney must not be forgotten. Their return, almost a decade after disbanding, was a tour de force rather than a trip down nostalgia lane. […]Read More »

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