Check Oompa with special guests at the Paradise on Oct. 8
OOMPA + SICKERT COLLABORATE ON “AND SHE COULD BE NEXT” COMPILATION
"It’s time for a change and this project is another inspirational step towards smashing the patriarchy and rebuilding a future."
MUSIC NOTES: “OUTSIDE” REMIX, FLASHLIGHT, GIG WORKSHOPS
On FlashLight, a new LP with producer Lightfoot, Flash comes strong as a solo artist, breaking beats over his knee along with stereotypes about group members going at it alone.
HELLABLACK IS BACK: LEADING WOMEN OF HUB HIP-HOP UNITE FOR MAJOR BCA THROWDOWN
To show how far these artists have come even over the past few months—through Boston Music Awards wins, headline performances, and national media attention—we brought them together for a special shoot, Vanity Fair-style.
ANSWERING WHY THE WILD THINGS ARE: CLIFF NOTEZ ON ALTERNATIVE SPACES AND HIS LATEST CHAPTER IN HIPSTORY
"I was talking about things that I didn’t even know I wanted to be talking about. I didn’t even know this album was going to be coming out. I just knew I wanted to make it, and then see if I wanted to share it with the world."
DAILEY OPERATION: A BELOVED BOSTON MUSIC MAKER BREAKS DOWN THE HARPOONFEST LINEUP
As it turns out, the scout behind the multiband festivities is musician Will Dailey, a longtime force on the New England music scene. Though more known for his songwriting than his show-booking skills, Dailey sees the HarpoonFest collaboration as a way he can pay it forward.
BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
From who's nominated to why it's a big deal, here's everything you need to know to celebrate the music scene’s biggest night.
FUZZSTIVAL: ALL THE PSYCH ROCK MUST-SEES
A day-by-day breakdown of psych rock must sees as the local music festival returns for its sixth year.
BRANDED AUTHENTIC: THE TIDAL WAVE OF BOSTON HIP-HOP
Why Mark Merren is rounding up the coolest rising rappers for one of the biggest nights in Boston hip-hop.
LYSTEN UP: LOCAL MUSIC TAKES OVER DOWNTOWN
How a music promoter convinced a massive South End complex to welcome local artists like Oompa, Aubrey Haddard, and Ed Balloon.