Music

Live show reviews, interviews, album reviews, and local music. Bands that make her dance, basically.

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: CHILDISH GAMBINO

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Imagine hordes of sweaty college kids un-ironically rapping “hip deep in the Pepto, I got five on her like Ben Folds/ I got more tail than that Petco.” Continue reading

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: THE REPLACEMENTS

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Sweaty, angsty circa 1980’s hardcore that’s the alternately perfect for punching some guy in the face and then later tearfully asking for forgiveness. Continue reading

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: SPOON

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“New York Kiss” is a damned delightful romp into the darkened, sketchy corners of Manhattan. Continue reading

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: GENTLEMEN HALL

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“All Our Love” is that catchy indie-pop melody you can’t get out of your head when you get really wasted and all your friends are like, ‘Dude, there’s no music. What are you dancing to?’ Continue reading

THE STUDENT GUIDE: YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STUDENT LIFE IN TOWN

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We have gone to great lengths to bring to you, oh happy student reader, a compendium of cool and wondrous things to celebrate while attending university in Boston. Continue reading

GTFO: YOU’RE HERE. WELCOME. NOW TAKE A HIKE.

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You made it. You’re here, ready for a new semester and an immediate future of tireless studying. Right after you get the fuck out of town. Because let’s face it: You’re going to want to. Continue reading

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: THE NATIONAL

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SONG YOU HAVE TO SEE LIVE: “Don’t Swallow the Cap,” a rumbling synth-scape straight out of Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion … Continue reading

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