FOTOBOM: OF MONSTERS AND MEN & HIGHASAKITE @ THE ORPHEUM, 5/8

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Icelandic band Of Men And Monsters create a joyous celebration as they preview tracks from their forthcoming record.

CASE CLOSED: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RUMBLE WRAPS IT UP WITH ZIP-TIE HANDCUFFS

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Boston’s annual Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble has been going strong since 1979, but this year shook things up. The 2015 edition saw TT The Bear’s Place open its doors for eight nights to host 24 competing bands once again, letting the room flood with every facet of rock possible, from experimental to folk. Amidst all […]

FOTOBOM: CHANCE THE RAPPER, ACTION BRONSON AT THE SINCLAIR 4/30

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With two remarkably memorable performances down, it seemed impossible that an even greater name take over the stage, but luck (and excellent curating) was on everyone’s side.

REVIEW: BIG K.R.I.T AND MICHAEL CHRISTMAS AT THE SINCLAIR’S CONVERSE RUBBER TRACKS SHOW

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If Big K.R.I.T. is the “King of the South,” as announced in his first song at The Sinclair last week to a beyond-adoring audience, then Michael Christmas can claim to be the Crown Prince of Boston.

REEFER MADNESS: PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON’S ‘INHERENT VICE’ IS A SNAPSHOT OF A LOST DREAM

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In ‘Inherent Vice,’ the straight world is at war with the stoned world then, converting its saviors and financiers to the word of capitalism. (As you read this article, somewhere an Apple commercial airs, backed by the music of John Lennon.)