PHOTO GALLERY: Brody Dalle Live in Boston

Brody Dalle, best known for founding and fronting the punk rock band The Distillers and rock outfit Spinnerette, stopped by The Sinclair in Harvard Square (Cambridge, MA) last Monday. While touring in support of her debut solo album Diploid Love, she did not disappoint.  Check out the shots below!    Read More »

Louisville’s Forecastle Festival gets bigger, weirder, happier and hippier.

Forecastle Festival did it again. It grew in both size and clout. Swelling from 30,000+ in 2012, to nearly doubling that figure this year, with just over 60,000 who flocked to the banks of the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky. Unified by music, art and activism (amongst other things), something is definitely happening here that […]Read More »

PHOTO GALLERY: SomeKindaWonderful Live in Boston

SomeKindaWonderful are a grooving up-and-coming soul/R&B/rock band from Cleveland, OH via Los Angeles. They recently released their debut, self-titled album and we caught up with them live at Brighton Music Hall in Boston last week. Check out the photos below!Read More »


“Athens Noisemakers Go Post-Everything on New LP” D.Y.I. by Muuy Biien Due to their penchant for poor spelling, Athens-based noisemakers Muuy Biien have decided to call their latest LP D.Y.I. – fitting for a record bathed in an authentic, charming homemade quality (albeit wrapped in a grunged-out layer of post-punk, Wire-esque drones and spikes). It’s […]Read More »

Photo Gallery: Maxwell Live in Boston

Last night, sultry R&B crooner Maxwell took over the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston for a memorable night of classic jams. Nothing was off limits: the 41 year old musician delivered hits from his debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite like “Ascension (Don’t Ever Wonder),” “…Til The Cops Come Knockin,” and “Sumthin’ “Sumthin.” And of […]Read More »

LISTEN NOW: The Fresh & Onlys - "House of Spirits" Review

“Bay Area Rockers Take a Somber Turn on Engaging New LP” The San Francisco psych-pop outfit The Fresh & Onlys deliver with their fifth LP, House of Spirits. On “Home is Where?” organs open up a surreal album inspired by the dreams frontman Tim Cohen documented while staying in a remote, Arizonan horse ranch. Under […]Read More »

Mirah - "Changing Light" Review & Video

“Lyrical depth combined with haunting melodies” Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn has been creating incorruptible independent pop music since the late 1990s. Now on her fifth solo album, Changing Light highlights her irresistible voice. With an impeccable control of her instrument, she is able to effortlessly slide from sultry tones to airy falsetto notes. “Fleetfoot Ghost” […]Read More »

Say Hi "Endless Wonder" Review

“Synthesized indie-pop for the lovelorn” Using emotional sentiments and the art of storytelling to craft an album is not a new concept. However, Seattle-based singer Eric Elbogen (better known as Say Hi) has taken it to a new level with his latest release, Endless Wonder. Here Elbogen uses his deep and rich vocals to share […]Read More »

Say Anything Live in Boston

Last night, House of Blues was ransacked by Say Anything’s first live performance with a full backing band in Boston in quite some time (the last time frontman Max Bemis came through, it was on his epic solo acoustic tour last December). Of course, Bemis and company did not disappoint. On the heels of the release of their latest album, Hebrews, […]Read More »

PHOTO GALLERY: Mephiskapheles Live at Great Scott

It couldn’t have been any more appropriate for a Friday the 13th night in early June for the playfully Satanic-themed ska/punk outfit Mephiskapheles to headline Great Scott in Allston, MA. The band announced that they are writing new material and played a few new songs as well as all the old favorites. Boston’s punk ska […]Read More »

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