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Beat Research’s DJ Flack goes underground
In the past year and a half, there’s been a small explosion of club nights in Boston devoted to bass-centric genres first spawned in the clubs of London.
| September 02, 2008
Semata Productions goes on record
Over the past year and a half, Semata Productions’ Coup d’Etat music series has become one of the go-to venues for new and unusual music in Boston.
| August 26, 2008
The New England Phonographers Union + the BSC
This Tuesday marks the debut of the New England Phonographers Union.
| August 19, 2008
Chance and dance
Tim Feeney + Eats Tapes
For the past three years, one of the prime centers for experimental, improvised, and new music and jazz in Boston has been the Open Sound series in Somerville.
| August 14, 2008
Greg Davis returns to Boston
Davis first made a name for himself in the local electronic-music scene and beyond for his sweet, melodic mix of guitar and computer processing.
| August 05, 2008
One last waltz
Goodbye Conversions; hello Hair Police
Even under the most amicable of circumstances, breaking up is hard to do.
| July 30, 2008
Pole revisits a golden error
It all began by accident, when Stefan Betke’s Waldorf 4-Pole filter fell to the floor and began to malfunction, its broken circuitry producing strange, intricate patterns of snaps, crackles, pops, and hisses.
| July 22, 2008
The Bug and Hatcha come to town
Prepare to have your ribcage rattled, as two pre-eminent members of London’s dubstep underground rumble through town.
| July 21, 2008
The searing hot sounds of summer
Local composer, trumpeter, and electronic-musician Forbes Graham has been blazing in recent weeks.
| July 15, 2008
The soft, experimental sounds of summer
There’s all kinds of ways to chill out at the beach. Herewith, something different for the dog days.
| July 08, 2008
Peter Walker’s sound circles the world
A former student of Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, Walker is a legendary figure best known for his intoxicating fusion of Indian raga and American folk.
| July 07, 2008
Playing the body electric
James Coleman brings his Theremin to the Piano Factory
Chances are, even if you’ve never seen one played, you know what a theremin sounds like.
| July 02, 2008
Bristol and Berlin collide
One of the most acclaimed releases of the year comes from a relative newcomer — Dutch musician Dave Huismans, who goes by the name 2562.
| July 01, 2008
Spray it, don’t say it
The cut of the Human Hairs’ gibberish
Saul Jacobowitz and Angela Sawyer love to spout garble.
| June 24, 2008
Joe Nice returns; Pandai’a steps out
Every month for the past year, the folks at Bassic — a night devoted to the woofer-wobbling sounds of dubstep — have been shaking the bassbins proper downtown at the Good Life.
| June 17, 2008
Mound Magnet Pt. 2: Elevations Above Sea Level | Killer Pimp
The tracks on St. Werner’s fourth album as Lithops are eccentric, loose-limbed constructions, heavy on contorted rhythms, off-kilter beats, and writhing swirls of noise.
| June 17, 2008
Sand | Touch
A recurrent theme of decay and loss haunts UK turntablist Philip Jeck’s music.
| June 11, 2008
Without a script
Zeroplan keeps moving
Zeroplan is a performance series that combines improvised experimental music with avant-garde movement and dance.
| June 10, 2008
The Field and friends
Sweden's Axel Willner, better known as The Field, is one of minimal techno’s rising stars.
| June 02, 2008
Two great tastes
Coralcola at Great Scott; Damian at Elements
In March of this year, a series of MP3s by an unknown techno producer named Coralcola began circulating among a few DJs and bloggers around town and beyond.
| June 04, 2008
The Metal & Glass Ensemble rings out
Over the past decade, musicians Matt Samolis and Peter Warren have created intense, mesmerizing drones as Bowed Metal.
| May 28, 2008
The Current Issue
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| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
March 21, 2013 at 12:59 PM
[Q&A] KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on art, Columbine and having balls
On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
Outside The Frame
| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
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