When I went about compiling my list of hopefuls for this next volume, Ed’s classic from 23 years ago was at the top of my list. And the more I analyzed it, as well as interviewed the people who helped make it happen, the more its classic status was confirmed to me.
Like so much history about communities of color, the narrative of Boston hip-hop has been largely buried, ignored, forgotten. Thankfully, there remain innumerable artists, writers, fans, and even academics who, in the storytelling tradition rap music is rooted in, have kept dope alive via marvelous multimedia tributes. This whole package is dedicated to them.
Post-hardcore and political punk converged on the House of Blues stage in Boston last Monday night. No noses were bloodied.
This is annoying to even have to say, but Boston is different from Cambridge, is different from Somerville, is different from Watertown.
BY HAYES MOORE
MY SUPER-HUSBAND just sent me an interesting article. I call Paul my Super-Husband because he is both my supervisor and my husband. And because it is poetic.
The email said:
juliet—article below mentions a kid from your high school class. ...
BY CHRIS FARAONE, KENNETH LIPP & JONATHAN RILEY
For this third installment of our Boston Trolling series ...
Smarter city or city under surveillance?
You partied hard at Boston Calling and there's facial recognition data to prove it
Quit your bitching. Summer is over. Here’s an arbitrary list of reasons to look forward to cooler weather.
1. Fewer Croc sightings
2. Nutella is no longer a liquid consistency making it more reasonable to eat directly out of the container
3. See above, but apply also to peanut butter, ...
With their catchy covers ranging the whole goddamn gamut — from Pharrel’s “Happy” and “Get Lucky” mashup to a fine rendition of “Over The Rainbow” — indie darling Nataly Dawn and her conspirator Jack Conte are a delight on YouTube. We look forward to seeing how the ...