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Interview: Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit on their local ties, remixes, and upcoming album

Passion Pit keep rising higher and higher and higher
Passion Pit aren’t ours anymore.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 15, 2010


Review: Kevin Dunn | No Great Lost: Songs 1979–1985

Casa Nueva Industries (2010)
Casa Nueva Industries (2010)
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 16, 2010

Live Review: Mighty Tiny face the — throwback — music

Masked marauders
Weeknight local rock shows are pretty regimented.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 16, 2010


Fall Local Pop Preview: Changing scene

The best of the season's local pop and rock
The best of the season's local pop and rock
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 14, 2010


Bloc Party's Kele Okereke adopts a solo platform

Boxer rebellion
When you've spent almost a decade confined to a band environment, it makes sense to name your debut solo record The Boxer .
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 31, 2010


Thieving Irons | This Midnight Hum

In five short years, Brooklyn's Pela attained something of a cult status among blogging music nerds and underground-indie-rock obsessives.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 24, 2010


First look inside the renovated Paradise Rock Club

Pole position
Joey McIntyre, we’ve got good news: the Paradise has moved that “big frickin’ pole,” just for you.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 25, 2010


A new wave on the Waterfront

Catching up with the New Collisions
"My grandparents are here," exclaimed New Collisions guitarist Scott Guild between songs last Tuesday during a free outdoor show at Christopher Columbus Park. "It's a very big deal."
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 18, 2010


Lissie | Catching a Tiger

Fat Possum (2010)
Anyone who walked the grounds at the Newport Folk Festival a few weeks back knows that the modern-folk music tag cuts a pretty broad swath.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 18, 2010


Psych in, psych out

Deep Heaven Now resurrects the ’90s festival
Philadelphia space-rock quartet Bardo Pond were barely into their headlining set at 1996's first-ever Deep Heaven festival when a group of older guys posing as cops stormed the Kingston Street recording-studio performance-space stairway armed with Maglites.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 05, 2010


Brightness falls

An animated Lights strips down her synthpop
At first glance, Canadian synth-popstress Lights looks as if she'd been created in the basement lab of some suburban geek-rock fanboy.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 02, 2010


Twisted Village closing

Underground Sounds Dept.
Underground Sounds Dept.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 21, 2010


Kylie Minogue | Aphrodite

EMI/Astralwerks (2010)
Pint-sized Aussie sexpot Kylie Minogue's 11th studio album is titled Aphrodite , but if we're referencing Greek mythology, perhaps Sisyphus would be more appropriate.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 13, 2010


By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 13, 2010


Kid Meets Cougar
Kid Meets Cougar
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 13, 2010


North of Grand
North of Grand
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 13, 2010


By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 13, 2010


By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 13, 2010


Road warriors

Girlfriends hit their tour running
An hour before Girlfriends hit the stage last Thursday at Great Scott, singer/guitarist Ben Potrykus was afforded the luxury of not having to make change.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 06, 2010


Love's life

Courtney and Hole stake their claim
Three hours late, Courtney Love stormed into the Ames Hotel on Court Street a week ago Wednesday, faced a small group of radio-station contest winners, and explained that her tardiness was the result of a mid-day romp in the sack with an ex-boyfriend who's now a professor at Harvard University.
By: MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  June 30, 2010
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