Forget exclusive pressings. Here’s a list of Boston’s true independent record stores that need your support — and how they’re celebrating RSD.
Call it a feeling. An artistic intuition. Whatever sparked the idea to write the song “Stand,” a standout track from her forthcoming EP “Dreamseeker,” Bay Area songstress Goapele felt the urgency of its message, a concern over societal issues simmering just beneath the surface and threatening to boil over. And to think, that was […]
Not counting her 2009 show with collaborator for life John Parish, it’s been quite a while since PJ Harvey played a show in town. Thirteen years, to be exact, but who’s counting? Throngs of fans who braved the remnants of the receding tide of Sox fans and Marathon participants/supporters made their way through Kenmore […]
Love is in the air: love for vinyl, love for culture, and love for your neighborhood, wherever that may be.
How the dissolution of a high school band led to one of the most promising pop punk acts in Boston.
One of the basic challenges a DJ faces is how to differentiate yourself from the pack when the live show consists of people blissfully dancing in a massive, dark room and you’re on a giant stage by yourself. Joel Zimmerman aka Deamau5 figured that out pretty well when he adopted the murine-styled headgear that […]
Two decades ago, Ladyfest was about empowering women. Now, the Boston edition is about empowering all people.
Try writing down five things that you are happy with in your life. Maybe instead of going on Instagram and Snapchat in the morning.
There’s something about Jay Farrar’s voice that’s rough-hewn yet comforting, like a slightly scratchy sweater that you’ve had for years but still never fails to ward off chills. And while his vocal range hasn’t changed, physically he’s pulling some Dorian Gray shit and looks pretty much exactly the way he did a decade ago. […]
The TED Talk musician explains why sound isn’t necessarily noise.