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 […]

RUN FOR COVER: THE ZOMBIES VS. DINOSAUR JR.: “WHENEVER YOU’RE READY”

Zombies Dinosaur JR

This is what the ’60s could have sounded like if The Zombies tripled up on the guitar amps.

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: JIMI HENDRIX VS. CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG: “HEY JOE”

Jimmi Hendrix Charlotte Gainsbourg

Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. In this case, Charlotte Gainsbourg makes magic out of Jimi Hendrix’s classic rock staple.

RUN FOR COVER: VAMPIRE WEEKEND VS. MUMFORD & SONS: “COUSINS”

Vampire Weekend Mumford and Sons

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.