“ … an underground mod dance party, top class cars and style, and a bloke in a gorilla suit”
“We don’t adhere to the template set by the industry in terms of album cycles, sitting on things for ages and all that. We just do whatever makes us feel stimulated.”
“We’ve been making the jump to bigger stages and venues over the last couple years and coming from that background we don’t take a minute of it for granted.”
"We were waiting around to be plucked from obscurity and then we got the email we’d been picked. We actually tend to keep our expectations pretty low."
Humans love to use base ten as a function of assigning milestones- is it because we’ve got ten fingers? As such, the 10th anniversary of any particular event carries some additional weight, earned or not. And here we are at the tenth rendition of Boston Calling. Has it delivered on its ...
Every line I enter into my computer about the Hub is also part of a love story, because like a parent in the 1950s (or today, I guess) attempting to rationalize smacking their kids, I truly love the objects of my animosity. Oftentimes, it hurts me more than it hurts Boston to level such relentless criticism.
And… that’s a wrap on another edition of Boston Calling. The little festival that could has now entered its second year in super-sized fashion, ironing out some of the kinks that popped up during the inaugural run at the Harvard Athletic Complex. If you haven’t already, please dig ...
From Cameron Esposito to Weakened Friends, the closing day of Boston Calling had a laid back vibe more festivals need.
From Tyler, the Creator to Manchester Orchestra, emotional honesty and technical transparency go a long way at Boston Calling.
Paramore dominated day one of Boston Calling. So why weren't they a headliner?