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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

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INTERVIEW: THE ANTLERS

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“I see people crying in the front row and I kind of want to tell them, ‘It’s okay. You don’t have to be sad. We’re all hanging out.’” Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: BOSTON CALLING – MAY 24, 2014

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The second day of Boston Calling tested the dedication of music lovers with a pelting of rain. It did not stop anyone. Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: AFGHAN WHIGS @ PARADISE ROCK CLUB

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On the evening of Friday, May 16 Cincinnati, Ohio’s Afghan Whigs returned to Boston to perform at the Paradise Rock Club. Continue reading

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REVIEW: LOOP @ MIDDLE EAST DOWNSTAIRS, SAT 4.19

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The last time Loop toured, Hampson’s hair fell to his shoulders, Scott Dowson’s guitar was clean, and bassist Neil MacKay would cross the stage with a stagnant indifference that felt bold given their slightly slacker stance. Continue reading

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RUN FOR COVER: RADIOHEAD VS. JULIANNA BARWICK: “RECKONER”

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Julianna Barwick reminds us that modesty, as usual, is the winner in the long run. But let’s be frank: her version is the best choral cover of Radiohead out there. Continue reading