Author Archives: NINA CORCORAN

About NINA CORCORAN

Nina wants to explore India but spends most of her time reading n+1 and trying to play the banjo instead.
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GIFTED: TURNING FANDOM UP TO ELEVEN

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The weather may be hopping back and forth from poolside reclining to tightly wound scarfs, but concertgoers are already in the holiday gift-giving spirit—and we aren’t just talking about folks throwing their panties on stage. Continue reading

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M-DOT: “FRANK LEE”

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The verdict: These beats beg to be sung to the world, so turn it up, roll down your car windows, and let the crisp air kiss your face as you luxuriate on the fact that Boston’s rap scene is still on top. Continue reading

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PORCHES.: “FORGIVE (FEAT. GRETA KLINE)”

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With Maine’s starry-eyed sincerity and Kline’s cool pop sigh, it feels more rooted in intimacy than partying — and that’s something we can get down with. Continue reading

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RUN FOR COVER: SMOKEY ROBINSON VS. POND: “TEARS OF A CLOWN”

Smokey Robinson Pond

Covering Motown staples can be a tricky thing: there’s so much foundation, so much charm, and so little room for improvement. Pond acknowledged that and sat down to play their own loose, fun version. Continue reading

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REVIEW + FOTOBOM: GARDENS & VILLA AT THE SINCLAIR

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It seems blog hype doesn’t always lead to a rise and fall. If the cards are played right, the only direction you can go is up. Gardens & Villa are talented enough to follow that route. Continue reading

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GETTING EXPERIMENTAL WITH BUKE AND GASE

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Brooklyn DIY multi-instrumentalists Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez are gearing up for their third full-length, but being such a musical tour de force, the path to get there is more crooked than ever. Continue reading

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TALKING PEANUT BUTTER AND PEPTO-BISMOL WITH KRILL

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Jamaica Plain alt rockers Krill are upgrading.
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THE NEW TESTAMENT OF CHRISTOPHER OWENS

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Ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens happened to be a highly religious cult member, but he’s run off to California to make the country music that’s always been in the back of his mind. With three Girls albums and two solo albums, the 35-year-old musician is making the most of his life – exactly how he wants to. Continue reading