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Review: Megafaun | Heretofore

Hometapes (2010)
Hometapes (2010)
By: MATT PARISH  |  August 31, 2010

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A western Mass

Campout Fest brings Boston DIY to Palmer
With a handful of friends and some small-town pride, Western Massachusetts native John Boilard spent his high-school years transforming a tiny backyard woodshed in bucolic Palmer — 20 miles southeast of Northampton — into one of the Northeast's best-kept secrets.
By: MATT PARISH  |  August 24, 2010

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Menomena | Mines

Barsuk (2010)
This Portland (Oregon) three-piece have spent the past 10 years doing a nerdy high-wire act using heady, patchwork writing to create accessible albums.
By: MATT PARISH  |  August 05, 2010

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Second wind

Drug Rug hit San Fran to record a new album
The good news is that 30 new Drug Rug songs are alive and well in a stack of incubator demo tapes somewhere. It might be a while before they hit your speakers, however.
By: MATT PARISH  |  August 02, 2010

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Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse | Dark Night of the Soul

EMI (2010)
A vague dispute between Danger Mouse and EMI sabotaged a timely release of this last year, and that was followed by the mega-bummer suicides of both Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous and key collaborator Vic Chesnutt last winter.
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 20, 2010

New Hampshire

Tan Vampires
Tan Vampires
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010



New York

Sleigh Bells
Sleigh Bells
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

Texas

Woven Bones
Woven Bones
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

Virginia

Wild Nothing
Wild Nothing
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

Ohio

Puffy Areolas
Puffy Areolas
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

South Carolina

Coma Cinema
Coma Cinema
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010



Oklahoma

Fiawna Forté
Fiawna Forté
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

Pennsylvania

Drink Up Buttercup
Drink Up Buttercup
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

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Black Helicopter beat the odds

Black Helicopter's new full-length, Don't Fuck with the Apocalypse , maybe their best yet. But it was a tough birth.
In the anything-goes '90s, it was tough to stick out like a sore thumb, but somehow Boston's Green Magnet School managed to do it — and do it like champs.
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 06, 2010

Delaware

My Friends
My Friends
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

Colorado

Savoy
Savoy
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010



Arkansas

Memphis Pencils
Memphis Pencils
By: MATT PARISH  |  July 13, 2010

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Mission accomplished

Isis call it quits with a last-hurrah tour
After 13 years, singer/guitarist Aaron Turner and the band (all New England kids except Ohio native Meyer) have announced that they're packing it in.
By: MATT PARISH  |  June 21, 2010

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Connecting the dots

In the local scene, anything goes
Nearly a year has gone by in the city of eternal youth turnover and ageless scenesters — and has anything really changed?
By: MATT PARISH  |  June 10, 2010

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Mixed signals

The amalgamated adventures of Felix Kubin
For those who heard German electronics maestro Felix Kubin slice the air with fried keyboards and speed-tweaked samples at Boston’s Goethe-Institut last November, his return to the States couldn’t come soon enough.
By: MATT PARISH  |  May 17, 2010

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Person and persona

For John Shade, it’s all in the text
Folksie newcomer John Shade says that his songs are focused on identity and anonymity, but there’s also what sounds like an unraveling personal economy lurking beneath: characters steal purses, check classifieds, go it alone with “no safety net,” and generally feel like bums.
By: MATT PARISH  |  May 04, 2010


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