“Some musicians practice scales or have a couple drinks before a show while we’ll get dolled up and get on stage.”
LOCAL PUNK FAVORITE OH THE HUMANITY! TURNS 10 (PARTY AT O’BRIEN’S)
“I couldn’t have imagined that OTH would be a thing 10 years later, but playing songs I love with people I love makes it pretty easy!”
SOME SERIOUSLY GREAT BOSTON TRACKS FROM THIS PAST YEAR
From Oompa, Bent Knee, and Big D, to Billy Dean Thomas and Future Teens, these artists helped us through the haze
INTERVIEW: BOB MOULD ON “BLUE HEARTS” AND “DISTORTION” AHEAD OF PARADISE SHOW
“It’s clearly a record that sonically is built for the stage so we can’t wait to try these out live. There’s also this deep songbook we need to address”
INTERVIEW: THE JACKLIGHTS
A Boston punk band basically born in the pandemic emerges for gigs, new EP
OH THE HUMANITY! NORTH SHORE PUNKS RELEASE SELF-TITLED RECORD ON COOL VINY
“There’s definitely a lot more fingerprints on it from everyone else in the band along with a lot more contributions from all across the board.”
ICONIC LINEUP COMES THROUGH TO SUPPORT NANTASKET VENUE THROUGH PANDEMIC
Includes Gang Green, The Freeze, SIEGE, TREE, and many more.
SEE THIS WORLD: THE FUTURE IS 2020
Dave Tree discusses musical departures, trudging through COVID, and the year upon us.
THE HARD TIMES: HUMOR, MUSIC, AND WHY ANDY BOROWITZ IS THE ABSOLUTE WORST, WITH THE CREATORS OF PUNK’S SATIRICAL SAVIOR
Not only do they have a successful operation, but they’re releasing a new book, The Hard Times: The First 40 Years. I asked them about everything.
DUMP HIM: NORTHAMPTON PUNK QUARTET SWINGS TAIL END OF TOUR THROUGH CAMBRIDGE
“We write accessible music because it’s fun and we like to, but also lyrically we try to be thoughtful,” Jac said. “It’s for anyone that can relate.”