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Ladies of Boston Rock! Live Review and Gallery

This past Thursday at Boston’s Brighton Music Hall, some of the most talented local female musicians banded together to show the city what they’re truly made of. From the very start of the evening, DJ Leah V relished in her role of musical curator. Orchids were genuinely dazzling, and Shea Rose had no problem delivering spoken word […]Read More »

MUST WATCH: Exclusive Crushed Out Video Premiere

We have a total band crush on Crushed Out, our fave indie surf duo. Read our interview with the band here, and watch their brand new video above – an exclusive Performer premiere! “Surfer Billy” is a song written from the perspective of a character in the present day territorial, macho and violent So Cal […]Read More »

Papa Roach Live in Boston: Interview and Photo Gallery

With their 8th studio album F.E.A.R (Face Everything and Rise) due out next week, Papa Roach should be a proverbial ball of nerves. But on this particular rainy afternoon in the back of a tour bus stationed in front of Boston’s House of Blues, drummer Tony Palermo divulges that the fans have been nothing but […]Read More »

MUST LISTEN: The Grownup Noise - "The Problem With Living in the Moment"

The Problem With Living In The Moment by The Grownup Noise The Grownup Noise The Problem With Living in the Moment Boston, MA (Self-released) “An album of acoustic altruism…” With the comfort of an Americana sweater and the warmth of indie mittens, this dynamic sextet paints musical portraiture and lays an open road for acoustic […]Read More »

MUST LISTEN: The Dough Rollers - "Gone Baby Gone"

The Dough Rollers Gone Baby Gone EP New York, NY (Third Man Records) “Hard-rocking blues with southern-fried CCR licks and swaggering vocals…” One of the finest anticipatory debut EPs released. NYC four-piece the Dough Rollers filters the blues through a classic rock vein, ala Jack White, and features stripped-down melodies, a swaggering balled-fist on the […]Read More »

WATCH Steve Voss Re-Interpret Live Versions of Tetherball Tracks

Watch as our amazing January cover star Steve Voss re-interprets songs from his latest LP, Whimsy, with the help of jazz ensemble Hot Club Time Machine. Oh, and if you haven’t read our cover story yet, dig it here (where you can also stream the record in its original form). Voss is a studio wizard, […]Read More »

Wale Live in Boston

The transparent emotionalism that Wale boldly specializes in makes him Maybach Music Group’s most consistent artist in their arsenal—and a refreshingly unironic presence in hip-hop. Even his 40 minute delay to a sold out Paradise Rock Club in Boston last night couldn’t sour the spirits of concert-goers: Wale’s sound can easily dazzle earbuds and stadiums […]Read More »

MUST LISTEN: Get to Know Austin's Young Tongue

Stu Baker on Reinventing Your Band While Keeping Your Lineup Intact Death Rattle by Young Tongue We recently had a chance to chat with Stu Baker, one of the leaders of Austin-based Young Tongue. The five-piece recently formed from the ashes of The Baker Family, which Stu formerly headed up with his wife Liz (now […]Read More »

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