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Nice Places help you make it out alive
The entire package might remind you most, locally, of the Satellite Lot records, especially in the production sound and the vocal treatment.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 06, 2014


Underwater and on fire

Sea Level are never gonna do what you say
Capaldi always seems like he’s executing a plan he’s had in place for quite some time.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 06, 2014


Get in and thrash around

Purse snatch and grab for attention on Indiana
As far as I can figure, this new four-song EP is the first release they’ve had, the first digitized capture of their raw take on stripped-down metal and punk.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 29, 2014


What did you expect?

On Supernova, LaMontagne mixes it up — per usual
As with the best of LaMontagne’s work, his delivery is infused with passion and heartache and nostalgia, the kind of emotion that makes you feel like he can peek right into your very soul.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 21, 2014


Into the wild

Yeti take you off the trails
The Yeti, who recently released the full-length Abominable, take the album-of-the-year talent of Trails, with producer The Lin and vocalist Syn the Shaman, and tack on Dray Sr., lending a deep-throated and full-bodied delivery in counterpoint to Shaman’s growling angry.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 15, 2014


What Gems, Plural

A four-piece Keirkegaard could love
A four-piece Keirkegaard could love
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 09, 2014


A King puts his crown back on

The newest Labseven spin-off
King does his best to bring the party with him, with plenty of guest turns from the likes of Spose, Kenya Hall, Ill by Instinct, Labseven mate Luke Mallett, and, eventually, the full Labseven crew.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 01, 2014


Fighting tooth and nail

Eric Bettencourt returns with Underwater Dream
He returns to town next week with Underwater Dream in tow, a new album of eight songs that sound like they’ve been chiseled from marble, wood-shedded, and revised until they’re right where Bettencourt wants them.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 28, 2014


Me and my grandma

Standard Issue know how to party
There’s no question that Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue play the hits.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 17, 2014

So long, Slainte

Venue Watch
Why would so many lament a little venue with sightlines that make Fenway Park look wide open?
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 16, 2014


The invincible Olas

A surprisingly pop Cada Nueva Ola
The band have newly created Cada Nueva Ola , as rollicking as any family dinner table.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 09, 2014


Digging up the past

Tumbling Bones sing sweetly on Loving a Fool
Now Tumbling Bones have followed Ghost’s release earlier this year with a full-length debut of their own, equally impressive in its construction and execution.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 04, 2014


Whistling past the graveyard

Monique Barrett gives a vocal performance to die for
The various instruments employed (mostly acoustic, in flavors of folk, gospel, and early blues) serve their purpose well: as a platform for Barrett to showcase her considerable vocal talents.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 28, 2014


Sign me up

KGFREEZE returns with plenty of hand-raisers
On the brand-new Volunteer Kyle Gervais has enlisted a Brady Bunch of collaborators, who share songwriting credits and contribute vocals, musicianship, and production.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 20, 2014


Spell it out for me

Anti-Lilly and Phoniks tell classic Stories
Are you being reductive? Hearkening back to the Golden Age? Or do you put out what hip hop is?
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 14, 2014


Don't call it a throwback

Ogre re-emerges with The Last Neanderthal
With eight songs in total — well, seven plus a 45-second instrumental introduction — it is aptly named, tapping into our gnawing fear that guttural, physical rock ‘n’ roll is going the way of the dinosaur.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 05, 2014


Short and sweet

Steve Grover brings back his Quartet for Haiku
The list of hyperbolic things I’ve written about Steve Grover is already embarrassing, but he deserves all of the accolades.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 27, 2014


Short and sweet

Steve Grover brings back his Quartet for Haiku
The list of hyperbolic things I’ve written about Steve Grover is already embarrassing, but he deserves all of the accolades.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 27, 2014


Moshe and 32french pig out as Black Puddin'

Better than bacon
What’s the saying? “Like a pig in shit”?
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 20, 2014


Knottz and crosses

Original tracks from a cover band frontman
It’s not unusual for a tight band doing covers to work their way into originals.
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 20, 2014


The ghosts are coming

Get ready to Believe in Paul Revere
The Ghost of Paul Revere don’t waste any time on their debut full-length, Believe .
By: SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 12, 2014

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