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PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us,” Night #2 [MP3]

PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us,” Night #2 [MP3]

Ben Potrykus, live at SXSW There may be no bigger gluttons for punishment than touring musicians -- and as proof, monthly storytelling series/cringefest "This Has...
By James Fitzpatrick  |  July 30, 2011

Sheila take a bow

It's a few hours before the Sheila Divine's free show at the Lansdowne Pub a week ago Thursday, part of WFNX's week-long Disorientation 2010 series.
A Divine night on Lansdowne for a local legend
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  October 08, 2010
Taxpayer EP-release party at Great Scott

Taxpayer EP-release party at Great Scott

After dropping one of the better local rock records of 2009 in Don't Steal My Night Vision (Lunch Records), Taxpayer are back with Photo, a...
By webteam  |  May 26, 2010

Up and autumn!

Behold! The prime of the approaching fall local rock crop.
New local rock to shake the leaves from the trees
By MATT PARISH  |  September 18, 2009
Dear Leader live in-studio!

Dear Leader live in-studio!

Dear Leader played live in The Sandbox studios for the Holiday Hootenanny! Thank you Aaron and Will!...
By Charlie  |  December 23, 2008

New kids on the block

Newly reactivated local gut-pop heroes Dear Leader will play two shows this weekend, with a handful of notable newbs and special guests.
Allow Dear Leader to introduce you
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 23, 2008


The Boston hit list

It’s hard to believe Black Helicopter were playing out for a good five years before they hit most people’s radar. Taking Flight: Black Helicopter reach a higher plane of rock. By Matt Ashare
Ten local bands you need to see
By MATT ASHARE  |  August 30, 2006

If it ain’t broke . . .

For the past three years, the only real suspense in the local end of the Best Music Poll has been whether the Dresden Dolls or the Dropkick Murphys would win more categories.
The local ballot reflects a stable, vital scene
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 26, 2006

Pop power

Guitar-driven pop music is alive and well in the city of Boston, and anyone that tells you otherwise wasn’t on Lansdowne Street last night for the Phoenix /FNX Best Music Poll party.
The big winner at the 2006 Best Music Poll party? Boston rock.
By WILL SPITZ  |  May 19, 2006

Boston Music News, January 6, 2006

Dear Leader are hard at work on their second album; tentatively titled The Siamese Democracy , it’s due out in April on Lunch Records.
News and notes on Dear Leader, Radio Knives, Damone, and Crash and Burn
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  January 17, 2006

Doin’ it live

The winter concert scene’s got something for everybody, from Averi to Zakir Hussain. Okay, I couldn’t resist that bit of alphabetical hackery, but it’s true.
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 09, 2006