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TALKING WITH MEATBODIES (NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH MEATLOAF)

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Chad Ubovich has been hiding behind Ty Segall, FUZZ, and Mikal Cronin onstage. But on his friends’ tours, Ubovich was busy writing his own material under the moniker Meatbodies, and now he’s making a remarkable debut. Continue reading

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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

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GETTING EXPERIMENTAL WITH BUKE AND GASE

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Brooklyn DIY multi-instrumentalists Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez are gearing up for their third full-length, but being such a musical tour de force, the path to get there is more crooked than ever. Continue reading

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TALES OF ALLSTON CHRISTMAS IN NEW LOCAL WEB SERIES

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“The thing about moving that makes it fertile ground is that you really only end up moving around life events, so moving is always either this coming together or coming apart or the beginning or the end of a chapter in your life.” Continue reading

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STRAND OF OAKS’ LATEST ISN’T JUST SAD BASTARD MUSIC

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“The lyrics don’t give up and I didn’t want the music to either. I feel a lot of joy and celebration in the record, even if a lot of the themes are pretty dark.” Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: GEOFF RICKLY OF UNITED NATIONS

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“I realized I had to make United Nations mean something. It had to be more than just a band; it had to be an art project, it had to say something, it had to have some sort of relevance.” Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: DRENGE

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“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