Archive for November, 2012

The Field Effect @ Radio 11.16.2012

The Field Effect @ Radio 11.16.2012

We should all be lucky enough to approach one aspect of our lives with as much enthusiasm as The Field Effect have for playing their songs for people.


The Rationales @ Radio 11.16.2012

The Rationales @ Radio 11.16.2012

This was the first Boston area show for The Rationales with Chad Raleigh on guitar.


Velah @ Radio 11.16.2012

Velah @ Radio 11.16.2012

Velah’s siren songs are calling under the dim red lights at Radio.


The Russians @ Precinct 11.16.2012

The Russians @ Precinct 11.16.2012

It was early in the night when The Russians rolled into Precinct as part of the International Pop Overthrow. The crowd surrendered unconditionally.


Fuzzy @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Fuzzy @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

I wish every day was Chris Toppin’s birthday so I could see Chris, Hilken Mancini, Winston Braman and David Ryan play Fuzzy songs again and again and again.


John Powhida International Airport – “Santa, Santa, What’s in the Bag?” b​/​w “Let’s Make Nice” (2012)

John Powhida International Airport - "Santa, Santa, What's in the Bag?" b​/​w "Let's Make Nice" (2012)

John Powhida’s ability to write a twisted power pop tune is legendary. The man has now set his sights on the holiday season with “Santa, Santa, What’s in the Bag?”


Buffalo Tom @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Buffalo Tom @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

When you think of Boston bands that consistently write great songs, Buffalo Tom should be in your head.


Tanya Donelly @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Tanya Donelly @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Tanya Donelly backed by Buffalo Tom at the Midway? I never thought I’d see this.


Greg Allen @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Greg Allen @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Greg Allen grabbed an acoustic guitar to play some heart-on-sleeve confessionals at the Midway for Chris Toppin’s Birthday Bash.


Bye Bye Airplane @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Bye Bye Airplane @ Midway Cafe 11.9.2012

Bye Bye Airplane left the Midway crowd with a handful of well crafted indie rock tunes at Chris Toppin’s Birthday Bash.