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FOTOBOM: RISE AGAINST AT HOUSE OF BLUES

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Post-hardcore and political punk converged on the House of Blues stage in Boston last Monday night. No noses were bloodied. Continue reading

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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

Food and Drinks 

GRANITE STATE OF SHINE: GTFO FOR VODKA AND MOONSHINE CONCEIVED AMIDST WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST

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When asked why he chose to start with vodka, Kurland explained: “Vodka is defined by being flavorless and odorless and tasteless,” he said. “You may as well be making rubbing alcohol. So to give ours character, I distilled to a point where there’s a little corn-sweetness on the tongue and a smooth finish that has no burn at all.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

KING’S COURT: THIS BAR APP IS HERE TO HELP YOU GET LAID. MAYBE.

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“At the end of the day the app was built with the idea in mind that different people would use it to assess a scene before even walking through the door, be it for the crowd, or potential dates,” says Shea. “We wanted to facilitate the in-bar dynamic, instead of recreate it.” Continue reading

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KING SLAINE: RENOWNED BOSTON RAPPER-ACTOR TAKES A RIDE ON HIS BACK-IN-THE-DAYCYCLE

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Slaine is an open book, having spilled his guts on tracks and in interviews about everything from drug abuse to divorce. So in light of his most mature album to date, The King of Everything Else, and his release bash at the Middle East this week, I asked him to think back a little further. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

CHASING TAIL: LOCAL SPOTS TO EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH PATRIOTS SUNDAYS WITH FRIENDS

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It seems like it was just last weekend that the sun was shining, the air was warm, and football once again graced your television set for the entirety of Sunday. Actually, that’s because it was last weekend. It’s official: Football season has begun. Continue reading