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BOSTON MUSIC 2010

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Many hellos and goodbyes were exchanged over the course of 2010 in Boston music: Venues closed, but new spots opened in their place; bands broke up, but new collaborations kicked off; kids picked up guitars for the first time at Girls Rock Camp, and scene veterans were taken from us too quickly. If it taught us anything, it’s this: Don’t take a single moment for granted and capitalize on every opportunity, because you don’t know when you’ll get another chance. Continue reading

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BEAST OF THE NORTHEAST: The Photobooth

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This is what happens when you have a $5 Honest Tea drink special, a remote controlled camera and a bunch of rowdy musicians and scenesters with a penchant for flashing lights. This is BEAST OF THE NORTHEAST: THE PHOTOBOOTH. Leave your vanity at the door of Arlene’s Grocery because, uh, we totally did. Continue reading

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CMJ MUSIC MARATHON

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SXSW has Austin’s 6th Street in the middle of March. Coachella has the desert sands of Indio. Bonnaroo’s got an open field in the Tennessee countryside, and the CMJ Music Marathon descends upon the holes-in-the-wall and concert halls of New York City at the peak of autumn. Continue reading