Archive for March, 2013

Schooltree – Rise (2013)

Schooltree - Rise (2013)

Rise is an almost unfathomable amalgam of ambition and attention to detail.


Thick Shakes – “I Said So” (2012)

Thick Shakes - "I Said So" (2012)

The guitars, bass and drums wail away, but it’s the ascending/descending organ part that really puts this one over the top.


Harris Hawk – Feeder (2013)

Harris Hawk - Feeder (2013)

I’ve been listening to Harris Hawk’s Feeder a lot, but I must confess it makes me a little uncomfortable. I feel like I’m eavesdropping on someone’s therapy session. It’s not going well.


Farewell To The Phoenix

Farewell To The Phoenix

I want to offer a personal thank you to all the folks who have championed the Boston music scene at The Phoenix over the years.


Garvy J. And The Secret Pockets Of Hope And Resistance @ Radio 3.7.2013

Garvy J. And The Secret Pockets Of Hope And Resistance @ Radio 3.7.2013

Imagine standing in the sunshine with all the dark clouds held at bay. What do you call that feeling?


Shoney Lamar & The Equal Rights @ Radio 3.7.2013

Shoney Lamar & The Equal Rights @ Radio 3.7.2013

This isn’t rock music; this is beat poetry set to manic outbursts of distorted disobedience.


Brendan Boogie & The Broken Gates @ Radio 3.7.2013

Brendan Boogie & The Broken Gates @ Radio 3.7.2013

It’s snowing, so I’m off to Radio for Brendan Boogie’s first-Thursday-of-every-month-until-the-end-of-time residency.


The 2013 Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble Prelims Schedule

The 2013 Rock 'N' Roll Rumble Prelims Schedule

It’s always exciting when the Rumble participants are announced. However, the fun really begins when the nightly lineups are drawn.


You People – You People (2012)

You People - You People (2012)

Here’s some noisy indie rock that packs a wallop.


The Field Effect @ Great Scott 3.1.2013

The Field Effect @ Great Scott 3.1.2013

The Field Effect! The Pill! Richard Bouchard’s birthday! Bowie cover! Tad!