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Twin Shadow Talks Eclipse, Plays Boston This Friday

The beauty that Twin Shadow’s third album, Eclipse, is entrenched in is almost elusive. George Lewis Jr. is forgoing electronic beats aimed at dance floors in favor of more subtle and carefully crafted music. Eclipse’s opening track, “Flatliners,” is the aural equivalent of a lover’s panic attack; his incinerating lyric display transforms into a liturgical […]Read More »

How Six Organs of Admittance Has Turned Rock Songwriting on Its Head

Ben Chasny’s New Composition Method Could Be a Game-Changer Beginning as a solo endeavor for Ben Chasny, Six Organs of Admittance now regularly features other musicians in concert and as guests on records. Original inspiration for the band came from wanting to merge the styles of fingerpicked acoustic guitar with more improvisational elements. Their sound […]Read More »

RECORDS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE: Matt Jatkola of The Bynars

Which records inspired you to become a musician? Let us know and you can be featured in a future column. Email [email protected]  for more info.  People of Earth: How Are You? My name is Matt Jatkola. I’m the guitarist/vocalist/songwriter of synthpop band The Bynars from Boston. We’re currently working on writing and recording new material – […]Read More »

The Juliana Hatfield Three Returns: The Performer Interview

THE JULIANA HATFIELD THREE  How One of Alternative’s Most Storied Artists Capitalized on Crowdfunding To Craft a Masterpiece Twenty Years in the Making When Juliana Hatfield was younger, she took private tennis lessons. She remembers vividly the day her instructor asked her to try a different grip on her racket. “He said, ‘Turn your serving […]Read More »

Find Out How Barney Greenway of Napalm Death Prepares For The Studio

NAPALM DEATH Metal’s Extreme Godfathers Brutalize the Genre’s Boundaries on Latest LP When one thinks of heavy and extreme music, the first groundbreaking band that immediately comes to mind is Napalm Death. The perfection of their all-encompassing,  intensely fierce sound can be summarized as a superb blend of death metal, hardcore punk and prog rock […]Read More »

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