Psych out

By BARRY THOMPSON  |  November 24, 2008

If the Middle East show is a semi-homecoming for Darker My Love, those of us attending can hope to soak vicariously in some of that California sunshine we've heard so much about. "The LA and Boston music scenes are so different," Barbato allows. "Although there are a lot of really good Boston bands right now, a lot of them are caught kind of just playing in Boston. The thing about LA is, bands want to leave, y'know? They want to play other places."

DARKER MY LOVE + VIVA VIVA + THE STRANGE BOYS | Middle East upstairs, 472 Mass Ave, Cambridge | December 3 at 9 pm | $10 | 18+ | 617.864.EAST or mideastclub.com

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