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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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 21, 2011

Now hear this!

Seven demos in and I'm hooked on Broadcaster.
Hopping on the Broadcaster bandwagon
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 28, 2010

Monster math

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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 18, 2009

High tide

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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 23, 2009

inclined list

Hard-wired fuzz

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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 03, 2009