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BECAUSE GOOD THINGS CAN ALWAYS GET BETTER

BstonCalling

In the spirit of good public discourse and flushing out all points of view, indulge me as I explore what improvements could be made to take Boston Calling to the next level. Call it playing devil’s advocate. Continue reading

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DAY TWO: BOSTON CALLING WEATHERS THE STORM

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A late storm turned Boston Calling into Boston Pausing, but Lorde and Childish Gambino turned annoyance into transcendence. Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: LORDE

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You don’t need a sophisticated network of real-time facial recognition technology to tell we’re excited for Boston Calling this weekend. Continue reading

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ARE GRAMMY WINNERS OLDER NOW THAN THEY WERE 20 YEARS AGO? 50 YEARS AGO?

FRANK

We don’t remember where the inquiry originally came from, but we’ve been contemplating average pop star age for some time, and so we finally buckled down and crunched the numbers … Continue reading

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COUPLES COUNSELING: “FLOATING HEADS”

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Think of Couples Counseling as Lorde’s less-with-it older sister, the one that’s not together enough to write straight-up pop and doesn’t mind letting messy emotional situations spill into public view. Continue reading

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RUN FOR COVER: SHERYL CROW VS. HAIM + LORDE: “STRONG ENOUGH”

Sheryl Crow Haim Lorde

All four are great musicians because of a reason that isn’t their age, gender, and status. I think it’s called… talent? Yep. That’s it. Continue reading