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Music 

RUN FOR COVER: CHARLES MINGUS VS. NO BS! BRASS BAND: “HAITIAN FIGHT SONG”

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It would be foolish to think a cover of this sort could out-do the original, but No BS! Brass Band never claim that as their goal. Instead, they bring a new decade’s worth of personalty to it — something Mingus would be smiling over, for sure. Continue reading

Beer 

HONEST PINT: WEISSE CITY

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Here in New England, where the Berliner Weisse finds its vital signs improving, the popularity is peaking just in time for the sweltering days of summer, when the only respite comes from a beverage that’s immensely sour as it’s refreshing. Continue reading

Music 

INTERVIEW: DRENGE

Photo by Devin Ainslee

“We’d book ourselves gigs and then our parents would find out and say, ‘You’re not allowed to go do that.’ So we would leave the house at different times, go to the gig, and come back at separate times and pretend we didn’t do anything together…” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

CISCO-YEAH: DRINKING AT NANTUCKET’S BREWERY

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This past weekend I took a little summer sojourn out there to see how one can fare after landing on the shores with a room booked downtown and no set agenda. And on Saturday, my meandering lead me to finally getting to the island’s lone brewery, Cisco Brewers. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: BREAKING UP

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Usually, work and emotions don’t mix. But that’s not the case when it comes to my job. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: SUGAR’S UNDERCOVER BROTHERS

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Syrups, canes, juices, malts, and molasses are all highly processed, and contain soaring sugar contents; natural or not. There is such a thing as good natural sugars, like those found in fruit, vegetables, and honey. All boast their own unique set of health benefits. But as always, moderation is key (your last broccoli binge should reinforce that). Continue reading