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How About Some Rad Photos of Weezer Live in Boston? OK!

Ahead of a proper tour in support of their latest album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, Weezer provided acoustic nostalgia and a guitar-driven rock opera for a faithful few. The intimately crammed corners of The Sinclair in Cambridge welcomed Rivers Cuomo to the stage, alone, strumming the chords to “You Gave Your Love to […]Read More »

Photo Gallery: Gates Live in Boston

On tour with Frameworks and Pianos Become The Teeth for the last few days of October, New Jersey’s post-rock/emo quintet Gates played to a sold-out Middle East Upstairs room in Cambridge last night. They recently released their full-length debut album Bloom & Breathe on Pure Noise Records. With beautifully layered guitars and strong yet dream-like vocals, […]Read More »

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Long Faces "Call My Number"

Indie rock band Long Faces are releasing their third single “Call My Number” from their upcoming LP, Old Friends, out October 28. And we’ve got the EXCLUSIVE premiere. Check out the track below, and let us know what you think in the comments. The band is known for their engaging lyrics, memorable melodies​, and clever […]Read More »

ICYMI: Highlights From Austin City Limits Music Festival 2014

“The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas.”So it goes according to the age-old song lyric, once written by June Hershey back in the 1940’s. As for weekend two of the Austin City Limits music festival, the saying was more figurative, than literal, as overcast and rain hindered the […]Read More »

Get to Know: The Maine

The evolution of The Maine has been quite the savory one. Their first album Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop is everything a debut record should be: self-thwarting, ambivalent, precarious. Airy harmonies and sweeping strings were on the brink of becoming the trademarks for the Arizona natives, but over the years they’ve switched up their style. Their […]Read More »

WATCH NOW: Ty Segall - Manipulator Review PLUS Video

A constant workaholic, Segall has released an album annually since 2008, however his last three Drag City releases (Goodbye Bread, Twins and Sleeper) made him a household name amongst the capricious and toffee-nosed Pitchfork elite. After a careful sit-down with Manipulator, it’s made clear how an artist like T. Rex influenced Ty Segall. One can […]Read More »

MUST WATCH: Valery Gore "Idols in the Dark Heart" Review

Valery Gore is a Canadian goddess of indie pop, and Idols in the Dark Heart just may be her most ambitious record yet. The classically trained singer/songwriter plays around with electronically-charged melodies and distorted synthesizers to create this ear-melting sound, sure to blow you away. And if that isn’t enough, Gore’s vocals and songwriting really […]Read More »

MUST LISTEN: Kool Stuff Katie Review

Indie rock, fuzz punk, a mixture of new wave and garage delight… Frontman/guitarist/singer Shane Blem and drummer Saren Oliver put together this delightfully charged self-titled release with a fervent sense of independence and new wave fashion. Kool Stuff Katie is a remarkably hip duet from Portland, Oregon who continues the tradition of garage punk and […]Read More »

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