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Modest Mouse Appear Stranger Than Themselves at Boston's Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

The peculiarity that surrounds the music Modest Mouse makes is undeniable. Their catalogue contains an array of songs draped in multifaceted bombast, layered melodies, and infusing ominous lyrics. It is why 2004’s Good News for People Who Love Bad News led the Washington natives to meteoric mainstream consumption that followed them a decade later to […]Read More »

Quick Recap: Beach Slang at Boston's Great Scott

Beach Slang proudly bask in their signature rock and roll soundscapes: chiming guitars, striding basslines, and sweeping lyricism make them well worth the listen. Dazzling EPs like “Who Would Ever Want Anything So Broken?” and “Cheap Thrills On a Dead End Street” contain a hyperkinetic feel that translates into pure magic live. Last night, Boston’s […]Read More »

Interpol's Sam Fogarino Explains There's 'No I in Threesome,' Gears Up for Two-Night Stand in Boston

Turn on the Bright Lights, Interpol’s debut album, was released 13 years ago and rightfully launched the New York based facet into the ever elusive indie stratosphere. It possessed a sort of darkly heroic surge; lyrical descents into desolation were eclipsed by a brassy yet lusty sway. Paul Banks was relentless in his baritone brilliance, Daniel Kessler held on […]Read More »

Foo Fighters Blast Through Fenway Park, Prove Rock and Roll is Alive and Well

It seems that Dave Grohl’s recent injury—a broken leg—has somehow managed to unleash the floodgates for his full on insane metalhead resurrection and surprisingly, Fenway Park was the perfect backdrop for all of his head-exploding fury. Last night, Foo Fighters wasted no time torching into grungy stadium rockers as they ripped into “Everlong” (from their 1997 album The Colour and […]Read More »


Bellingham, WA trio Wild Throne has shared their new music video for “Harvest of Darkness,” the title track off their forthcoming debut LP which is now set to arrive on October 2nd. Furthermore, the band – Joshua Holland (guitar/vocals), Noah Burns (drums) and Jeff Johnson (bass) –has shared the cover art and track listing for Harvest of […]Read More »

Quick Recap: Ghostface Killah and Raekwon at Boston's Paradise Rock Club

When Ghostface Killah and Raekwon took over Boston’s Paradise Rock Club this past Friday night, their presence wasn’t only intensely felt throughout the venue–it was worshipped. The Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 20th Anniversary Tour kicked off earlier this month and wraps up at the end of August. The rappers have undeniably solidified their place […]Read More »

John Vanderslice Takes Us Behind The Scenes of Tiny Telephone Recording

John Vanderslice on Tiny Telephone: Giving Independent Bands Access to the Craft of Analogue Recording “This is what everyone gets wrong,” John Vanderslice explains as he prepares a pot of organic third-wave coffee. “They don’t heat up the cup, and that’s violence on fucking coffee, man.” He proceeds to show us how to warm the […]Read More »

Jessicka from Jack Off Jill Opens Up About the Band's Reunion

In the 90’s Goth-Riot-Grrls Jack Off Jill used to terrorize audiences from coast to coast with their glamorous bride-of-Chucky look, foul-mouthed lyrics and loud and obnoxious music. Fifteen years have passed since the dissolution of Jack Off Jill, but what the band created in those eight years they were together is still just as powerful […]Read More »

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