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Mahogany comes to town
You get all the shimmering, over-processed guitars, all the feather-light vocals, and all the intense volume without the unsightly Doc Martens or ugly Beetlejuice tights.
| April 22, 2008
Robots have a MySpace page
Picture it: Sicily, 1914 . . . no, no, wait, sorry, make that Cape Cod, 1994.
| April 08, 2008
Meet the new Amys
Neo-soul torture from the sub-Winehouses
Brace yourselves: we’re doomed to at least a summer of sub-Winehouse neo-soul torture.
| April 01, 2008
MGR versus Xela
On March 25, Barge Recordings, a young Brooklyn label with roots in Boston, unveils the first in a series of split releases that will be available on vinyl and for MP3 download.
| March 25, 2008
A very loud empire
Death by Audio's DIY artists
Work those connections, because the Holy Fuck show at the Middle East upstairs this Friday is already sold out.
| March 18, 2008
Amplive's Rainydayz Remixes, approved by Thom
“We wanted to make you aware that you need to get approval before making arrangements of other writers’ work” — oops.
| March 12, 2008
Mia Doi Todd's dark folk
Attendees of this week’s José González show on March 13 at the Paradise will be treated to an opening set from LA’s Mia Doi Todd.
| March 04, 2008
Blogs like Swedesplease.net
Green living and government-subsidized health care and education are breeding smart indie-pop acts by the dozen.
| February 25, 2008
Downloadable Valentines from Mobius Band
Given their predilection for moody, textural, electro-organic soundscapes and songs that resonate with melancholy disillusionment, Mobius Band don’t seem the type to buy into a Hallmark holiday.
| February 19, 2008
Supplementing Harmonix's 58-song set list
Would more Britpop be too much to ask?
| February 12, 2008
No advil, no booze
Sampling the Frozen Food Section
...Musing on science fiction, existentialism, and stalker ex-husbands.
| February 05, 2008
Jason Drakes stakes his own claim
Drake has posted a free download-only covers EP.
| January 28, 2008
Stephen Drury's modernity
Ain’t nothing’s free — but leave it to the troublemakers at New England Conservatory to kick that idea into last century.
| January 22, 2008
The new "It" girls
Among the top contenders early on: a mom setting the tone of a teen-pregnancy flick.
| January 14, 2008
Under African Skies
Awesome Tapes from Africa
“Awesome Tapes from Africa” — the name says it all.
| October 27, 2008
Awesome tapes from Africa
Sometimes the name says it all
The music runs the gamut from Ghanaian gospel to Nigerian highlife, dulcet Malian folk to polished Kenyan hip-hop.
| January 07, 2008
A look at 2008's anticipated releases
Here’s a look at some of January and February’s more anticipated releases and their legally available free previews.
| December 31, 2007
Remembering Cast King
A downloadable discography
At 81, J.D. “Cast” King had attained rock-star notoriety — which doesn’t make much sense.
| December 26, 2007
Rcrd Lbl's free and legal downloads
Rcrd Lbl pays both artists and labels like Warp and Modular in exchange for permission to post songs.
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| December 17, 2007
Good music in the outer borough
Below are new sounds from four very different Brooklyn acts.
| December 10, 2007
Just a baby label
Audio Eagle Record's Ohio Rock
A week ago Thursday, Great Scott got a thick slab of prime Ohio grass-fed rock in the form of Gil Mantera’s Party Dream.
| December 03, 2007
The Current Issue
Table of Contents
Where To Follow Me
| 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
March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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