Music

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

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

FOR DIRTY BANGS, PRACTICE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT

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“Have you ever sat in on a band practice? It’s a fucking mess. You’re drinking, you’re smoking. You’re trying to say something about a part and someone’s playing guitar over you.” Continue reading

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

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

REVIEW + FOTOBOM: ICEAGE AT GREAT SCOTT

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Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, stalking and swaying while holding on to the mic stand, all good looks and wispy blonde hair a la River Phoenix, controls the band’s energy through his voice, which betrays an earnest pleading running underneath the aggressive streak. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: VULVATRON, GWAR’S MURDEROUS SEX GODDESS

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“I was summoned back to Earth to alter the course of the future battle. GWAR really fucked up and I felt the need as a commander of the forces in the future to navigate back to the present time to alter their fuck up.” Continue reading

CURIOUS ABOUT CLIPPING.? YOUR QUESTIONS, ASKED AND ANSWERED

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“There’s a preconception amongst fans that we clearly must hate rap music, which is why we’re doing what we’re doing. Whereas, we think we’re just making rap music.” Continue reading

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