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Photos: Sound Tribe Sector 9 at House of Blues

House of Blues | October 20, 2011
Sound Tribe Sector 9 performed at the House of Blues in Boston on October 20, 2011.
By: RYAN GARDELL  |  October 25, 2011


Out: Frank Black hits up Allston

Pixie gauged
Seconds into an overdue piss break, I heard a thing of beauty and relative singularity coming from the next room over.
By: BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 26, 2011


Photos: The Wombats at the MFA

Hosted by WFNX | October 20, 2011
The Wombats perform live at a WFNX MFA session on October 20, 2011.
By: JANICE CHECCHIO  |  October 21, 2011


Out: Homegrown III pops up in unlikely spaces, bounces from Medford to the South End

The Crane life
When you follow an itinerant music scene, it can take you to unexpected places.
By: NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 19, 2011


Photos: John Powhida International Airport + Sidewalk Driver + The Organ Beats + The Rationales at Radio

October 7, 2011 | Grand opening of Radio, Somerville
John Powhida International Airport, Sidewalk Driver, The Organ Beats and the Rationales perform at the grand opening of Radio in Somerville on October 7, 2011.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 17, 2011


Out: Christening and listening at Radio in Somerville

A new club choice
Radio, the embryonic house o' rock at the former Club Choices space at 379 Somerville Ave, has cricks in need of massaging. But I'm confident those will be attended to — Radio probably won't be a sweat lodge at its 200-person capacity most of the time.
By: BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 17, 2011


Photos: All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Asbury Park, NJ

Asbury Park, New Jersey | September 30-October 2, 2011
Bands perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Asbury Park, New Jersey on September 30-October 2, 2011.
By: K. BONAMI  |  October 07, 2011


Out: Fort Point channels the ambience of Oneohtrix Point Never

Boston beat party
When I left my house for work last Wednesday morning, September 28, the temperature hovered at a balmy 70 degrees.
By: MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  October 05, 2011


Photos: One Night Band at the Middle East

Hosted by Boston Band Crush | September 24, 2011
40 musicians from a cross section of area bands form eight new acts for one night only in One Night Band at the Middle East on September 24, 2011.
By: KYLE CARRIER  |  September 29, 2011


Photos: Peter Hook plays the Paradise | September 20, 2011

Peter Hook plays the Paradise on September 20, 2011
The Joy Division co-founder takes the stage at the Paradise Rock Club.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 28, 2011


Out: Some one night bands you don't forget

40 Rock
Last Saturday, for the third consecutive year, Boston Band Crush's Ashley Willard and Richard Bouchard hosted One Night Band.
By: JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  September 29, 2011


Out: If a hook falls in a forest, does it make a melody?

From Cambridge to Camden town
With scratchy, bratty vocals plastered over stinging dual guitarwork, Camden delivers turbo-charged indie-pop, making otherwise pretty noises sound gritty and playfully hung over.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 20, 2011


Photos: Tree play the 22nd Annual Freedom Rally

Boston Common | September 17, 2011
Tree play the Freedom Rally main stage on September 17, 2011.
By: ARIEL SHEARER  |  September 19, 2011


Magos Herrera's cool moves

The Mexican jazz singer comes to Scullers
We like to say that live performance adds another dimension to music.
By: JON GARELICK  |  September 15, 2011


Photos: Women of Boston hardcore -- Curmudgeon + Get Laid + Honeysuck + The Inhalers

Great Massachusetts punk rockers -- who just so happen to be women
Curmudgeon, Get Laid, Honeysuck and The Inhalers perform and practice in spaces around Massachusetts.
By: ALI DONOHUE  |  September 15, 2011


Out: Boston loses a musical ace

Ketman a go-go bye-bye
As the book says, it is best to follow the example set by Jesus Christ himself — live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse.
By: BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 13, 2011


Photos: Dropkick Murphys at the MFA

Dropkick Murphys play WFNX's MFA Sessions at the Museum of Fine Arts | September 9, 2011
The Dropkicks invade the MFA.
By: JANICE CHECCHIO  |  September 09, 2011


Photos: Dropkick Murphys and Mighty Mighty Bosstones at Fenway Park, Night 1

Dropkick Murphys + Mighty Mighty Bosstones + Street Dogs | Fenway Park | September 8
Dropkick Murphys, Bosstones, and Street Dogs rock Fenway Park for the first of two bagpipe-and-scally-cap-filled concerts.
By: DAN WATKINS  |  September 09, 2011


Photos: Dropkick Murphys at Royale

Royale | September 6, 2011
It’s no secret that the Dropkick Murphys are New England’s fifth major-league sports team. This week, they brought the Bruins and the Stanley Cup to Royale, before shipping up to Fenway Park for two nights.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 08, 2011


Out: We must protect this GHouse

For Tim Luckow, the Grass is Green on Moving Day in Allston
Tim Luckow clutches a beer, flashes a smile, and watches one of the cornerstones of his GHouse collective on stage at Great Scott.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 07, 2011

Out: Dressed in drag and out stealing veggie oil, the Fagettes crew conquer the west coast

Too drunk to truck
"We toured in a Vietnam-era, two-and-a-half ton military truck," says Ryan Major, singer/guitarist of Allston '60s garage-rock revivalists the Fagettes.
By: P. NICK CURRAN  |  August 31, 2011

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