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News 

MEDIA FARM: BATTENFELD AND THE LUNATIC RIGHT DOUBLE DOWN

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“Can [Walsh] really ‘get to yes’ with cops and firefighters,” asked Eagan, “when he can’t ‘get to yes’ with the lovely Lorrie Higgins?” We swear–that was actually written in a newspaper. Continue reading

Arts Music 

DIG THIS: ALLISON WEISS @ GREAT SCOTT

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Allison Weiss is releasing her second album Say What You Mean on April 16th. But luckily for us Bostonians, the Brooklyn based indie rocker will be playing live at Great Scott on April 3rd. Continue reading

LULZ 

EXIT POLL: DAWN AND GREG @ THE FEELIES

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Greg Zero, an old Feelies fan, and Dawn Hurley, a new Feelies fan, chat with me after a show at the Paradise. Continue reading

Music 

THE MAGNETIC FIELDS: LOVE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

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The Magnetic Fields’ 10th album is only partially a coke-fueled, supply-sided, sell-arms-to-Iran, big-haired flashback. Continue reading

Film 

THE SACRED TRIANGLE

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When Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain wrote up Please Kill Me: An Uncensored Oral History of Punk, an essential part of any music journalism reading list and one of the most prolific oral histories to hit the shelves, he focused predominantly on the integral roles Lou Reed and Iggy Pop played in developing the scenes of New York and LA in the ’70s. Continue reading