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New from Wild Nothing “Paradise”

  Apparently Jack Tatum, the main dude behind Wild Nothing, has this “ideal world” of pop music floating around his head and the new album, Nocturne, is suppose to capture the essence of this world. What ever it is, I’m pretty sure I’d have a good time in this world of his if all the […]

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Marco Benevento @ Middle East Upstairs – Thursday

  Marco is better known as one-half of the Duo, a New York City avant garde jazz duo that includes drummer Joe Russo. I use to catch their act back in college when they’d shoot up from NYC to play the now closed Valentia’s bar in Burlington, Vermont. This was your typical hippie hang out […]

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New Dungen Album – Download Single and Boston Show

Dungen’s music has a way of making me feel like my brain and mental capacity are expanding. Almost feels like I’m getting smarter by just listening to their music. Whether or not the latter is true (probably not or I’d be a genius), the exploratory nature of their sound is enough to get this music […]

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Great Album Promotion Idea from the Deerhunter

Deerhunter is kicking off their promo campaign for their new album, Halcyon Digest, which is due out September 28th on 4AD, by asking fans to print out the promo poster (see above), placing it somewhere within their community, taking a picture of it’s placement and emailing this pic back to the group. Everyone that does […]

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Local Natives @ Great Scott

If you’re in a band, struggling to find your sound and cohesiveness, here’s an idea for you – move in together. Clearly this strategy has been working out for the Los Angeles based group Local Natives. Currently on a North American tour in support of their debut album, Gorilla Manors, the term cohesiveness sums up […]

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Wilco @ Orpheum Theatre

  Leave it to Wilco to walk out to the theme song from the Price Is Right. The analogy isn’t too far off with Tweedy’s Bob Barker like banter throughout the show – somewhat condenscending at times but always cunning. They also gave away two “dinner for two” gift certificates to the great Central Square […]

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New Hot Chip Video – “I Feel Better”

A good friend recently asked why I haven’t talked much about Hot Chip on the square. By now if you’ve visited my site you know how much of a fan I am of these guys. And yes, their recent release, One Life Stand, has been jamming in my headphones since its release. So, to please […]

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Dawn Landes @ Club Passim 1-19-10

Dawn Landes, originally from Kentucky, now living in New York City, just released her 3rd album. At least she thinks that’s right. It may be a little more because there are a few EPs thrown in the mix throughout the years. Yes, Dawn has been jamming in the new wave of folk / country scene […]

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Decade in Review: Hot Chip

Hot Chip What’s fascinating about Hot Chip is how much their style evolves from album to album yet some how they manage to keep the unique Hot Chip sound in tact. What is the sound you ask? It’s the sound of electrical pulses hitting you from every dimension – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and even the […]

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