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SIX STAR GENERAL
Welcome back, Broadcaster
Local indie rock greats Broadcaster may have finally come out from under the proverbial (and literal) black cloud that followed them around for most of last year.
Here they go again
| May 18, 2012
Six Star General and the Blood Moons hit the vinyl
It was another year and another 20 or so releases from 75orLess, the Warren-based independent label run by Mark MacDougall, which cleaned up in our Best Music Poll, with 75orLess artists voted victorious in nine categories.
Spin the black circle
| January 20, 2012
Melody meets atrophy in Baylies Band
"It's nice to win but that doesn't mean the big clubs want us any more than they did before," acknowledged Eric Baylies, longtime ringleader behind New Bedford-based noise-rock outfit Baylies Band.
Living the dream
| September 02, 2011
75orLess Records and the Apartment's jam-packed celebration
Be sure to get to the Apartment ("where Jake's usedta be") on Saturday, where the mighty 75orLess Records will set up shop for a dual-anniversary bash.
It's a bash!
| July 22, 2011
Six Star General kick up some serious sludge on Six
"The wah is dead," Six Star General guitarist Kyle Jackson acknowledges early on during the first of two CD release shows last weekend at the Apartment.
Commanding your attention
| January 21, 2011
Now hear this!
Seven demos in and I'm hooked on Broadcaster.
Hopping on the Broadcaster bandwagon
| August 27, 2010
Welcome to Chateau Rex
75orLess Records strikes again with another stoner-rock scorcher in Chateau Rex , courtesy of Coma Coma.
A new day rising for Coma Coma
| May 28, 2010
New Bedford-based instrumental specialists Nature/Nurture strike back with a new release and an added guitarist, bolstering their complex yet concise angular jams while continuing the N/N tradition of composing monster math rock by-the-numbers — literall
Nature/Nurture return with EP002
| April 23, 2010
Pouring it on
Like most of us around here, 75orLess Records founder and Six Star General frontman Mark "Slick" MacDougall would like to put 2009 to bed.
Six Star General’s raucous Take Your Teeth Out
| December 18, 2009
Newport’s Cliffs & Bangers bring their lightning-rod brand of surf-rock to the 201 this weekend behind their spring ’09 release Short Tracks No Brakes , and the downtown crowd better be prepared for some hair-flailing headbanging.
Thrashing surf-rock from Cliffs & Bangers
| December 04, 2009
Newport’s rock royalty
If 75orLess Records CEO (and Six Star General bassist) Mark MacDougall decided to host an East Bay Desert Sessions, the diePods would be the 3 am headliner.
The diePods — straight outta the City by the Sea
| October 23, 2009
The Inclined's December '08 debut, The First Day of Many, continues to captivate my attention with big hooks, spacey synths, and manipulated guitar riffs and squalls, at times encapsulated in fuzz and exploding with unabashedly catchy gems.
The Inclined are finding a balance
| June 26, 2009
Spring will mark the one-year anniversary for the instrumental trio Nature/Nurture, who recently teamed up with 75OrLess Records to release their debut CD titled EP001.
No vocals/no problem for Nature/Nurture
| March 03, 2009
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