Print this out, grab a piece of tape, and stick it on the back of your door so you keep these in mind each day of 2016.
30 BEST LOCAL ALBUMS OF 2015
From Speedy Ortiz to Cousin Stizz, our city churned out some of the best albums of the year – so many that picking the standouts saw us biting our nails from nerves.
SANTA’S SLEIGH: YOUR ONE STOP SHOP FOR LAST-MINUTE MUSIC GIFTS
Consider this your holiday shopping checklist for the record aficionados and rising musicians. Best of all, everything’s in the three-digit price range or less.
FOTOBOM: MILEY CYRUS AND HER DEAD PETZ @ HOUSE OF BLUES, SUN 12/06
Miley Cyrus teams up with Wayne Coyne and The Flaming Lips for the Dead Petz tour where the bacchanal was on -- and it didn't let up over the next two hours.
A THOUSAND MILES LATER: VANESSA CARLTON TALKS M83, CHEERS, AND MOTHERHOOD
Vanessa Carlton ditches the two-hit wonder status to build her own white picket fence life over a decade after "A Thousand Miles" and "White Houses".
DEEP THOUGHTS, DEEPER CRATES: CENTRAL SQUARE’S NEW RECORD STORE ROCKS THE BEAUTIFUL & BIZARRE
Right when we were about to go running through the streets of Cambridge flipping off every defunct music space we found, Deep Thoughts stepped up to save the day.
FOTOBOM: THE BEST SHOW (TOM SCHARPLING AND JON WURSTER) @THE SINCLAIR, SUN 11/29
The Best Show, a radio show on WMFU, brought creators Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster to The Sinclair for a solid night of comedy.
THANKS(FOR)GIVING: FEED THE GROUPS THAT FEED US MUSIC
Skip the extra dessert and put that money towards something even sweeter: keeping music non-profits alive.
MOTHER-IN-LAWS: HOW SHOW MOM COLLECTIVE SUCCESSFULLY NURTURE THE UNDERDOGS
Palm, Banned Books, URSULA, Jonah Furman, Strange Mangers, Stumpf, and more gear up to play Show Mom Fest 2, one of the city's most welcoming festivals.
FOLK’ED UP: THE BALLROOM THIEVES GIVE BOSTON A WICKED FUN BARN STOMP
How one trio brought southern folk rock to the heart of Boston and got sports fans to rally around them in the process.