It’s already impossible to imagine the city without Jason Trefts of Illegally Blind — just look at this week’s upcoming Boston En Masse festival to understand why.
Boston’s already got so much music stuffed into its nooks and crannies that a festival highlighting its underground acts seems redundant. Why draw attention to those already left in the shadows? But Hassle Fest, a three-day music festival now entering its seventh year, goes beyond simple cherry picking to foster a community, style, and sound […]
Surf pop trio Vundabar talk French fame and staying goofy before their album release show at The Middle East.
Pile, Krill, Kal Marks, Palehound, Gnarwhal, and more will gather in support of Boston’s DIY label.
From self-taught fingerpicking to anxiety-ridden breaks, Pile frontman Rick Maguire talks highs and lows before his upcoming solo show.
Boston’s DIY garage, psych, and rock acts joined forces for this summer’s best compilation album.
As the long days of summer burn hot through the mid-season months, it’s important to get the right lineup of live music on one’s agenda in order to squeeze all the fun-juice out of summer’s bountiful fruit.
You know that reoccurring dream you have where all your favorite local bands play on the same bill and there’s free pizza? It’s finally coming true.
That means Rick from Needham doesn’t just have to pretend he’s excited to bring you and your drunk friend all the way back to Southie at 3AM for no tip, but he now has to listen to Three 6 Mafia the whole way…
“We’ve played tiny places and weird situations, but you kind of deal with it. None of us get sour about that kind of stuff. We get to travel around and play music for people—that’s a luxury. We’re entitled to nothing.”