HOT READS: OUR TOP 10 MUSIC BOOKS FOR SUMMER

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Books + music + beach = your summer reading roster

RUNNING IN CIRCLES: A ROUND-UP OF RECORD STORE DAY MUSTS

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Record Store Day is a bit of a clusterfuck now.

SOLE TRAIN: CONVERSE ANNOUNCES FREE FIVE-NIGHT TAKEOVER AT THE SINCLAIR

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Because the names are so huge, let’s re-state that this is 100% free.

RUN FOR COVER: CHROMATICS VS. ANIKA: “IN THE CITY”

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  Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. Prepare for a major bending of rules as we hear musicians throw around genres, tempos, style, and intent. Whether they’re picking up another’s song out of respect or boredom, the results have impressed us. Even though Portland is most […]

“SLEEP IN” AND LET SKINNY BONES COOK YOU A CREEPY BREAKFAST

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Freak folk is hard to describe. Skinny Bones don’t make that genre any easier to put into words, but they do make the listening process a hell of a lot more enjoyable. The electronic folk duo, comprised of sees singer-guitarist Jacob Rosati and percussionist Christopher Stoppiello, whips up songs the skitter with bright hooks, mainly through […]

FOTOBOM: DANIEL LANOIS WITH BRIAN BLADE AT BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL

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Hopping and howling as the opening act, The Sand Man, sang sweet blues, the Brighton Music Hall had an enthusiastic crowd. Sand Man’s voice was raspy yet fluent. People crowded close to the stage, nodding their heads and tapping their feet while swaying back and forth. But as Daniel Lanois appeared and the energy levels took […]