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Noveller + Animal Hospital at the Apohadion

A fairly epic collection of DIY music and film runs for the entire weekend at 107 Hanover St.'s Apohadion Theater. Noveller, the moniker of New...
By webteam  |  August 25, 2010

Grouper + Animal Hospital headline SPACE

Liz Harris is Grouper, a California guitar and ambient artist whose last album, the 2008 full-length Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill, is one...
By webteam  |  June 02, 2010

2009: The year in local pop

When I think back on 2009, I feel the same pleasant discomfort you get at the end of a John Hughes movie, when suddenly all the jocks and dorks and punks are good friends. This year, hardcore denizens of time-worn niches came out of hiding and acted al
The '09 mixtape
By MATT PARISH  |  December 25, 2009
Do Me: Five Options for Your Monday Night

Do Me: Five Options for Your Monday Night

 - One-man panoramic post-rock soundscapist Kevin Micka a/k/a Animal Hospital brings his heaps of gear and oodles of heart to Weirdo Records today for a...
By Michael Brodeur  |  August 03, 2009
mountains list

Manufactured landscapes

Depending on our mood, most of us seek out albums that coddle our hopes, fears, and concerns; failing that, we want escapism, foreign environments that either take us where we want to be or startle us with the thrill of the new.
Highlights from a banner year in wordless music

Rare Frequencies: Magic and accident

Esteemed electronic-music composer HANS TUTSCHKU often performs his work, which is based on very pre...
By Susanna Bolle  |  May 13, 2009

Me time

It’s a lazy weekday afternoon, and we’re finishing breakfast at Kevin Micka’s house in Jamaica Plain.
Animal Hospital has achieved a hermetic place in the city’s musical landscape.
By MATT PARISH  |  February 24, 2009

Thaww, yeah

Ah, wintertime. It's dark, it's cold, it seems like you might lose a few extremities to frostbite on the way to the club. You know what? Just go for it.
Local CDs to help you make it until spring
By MATT PARISH  |  December 29, 2008

Their Cupola Runneth Over: Iron Guild Halloween Iron Pour 2008

 Fiery infernos, white-hot metal, spooky devil music, and a "pumpkin-flinging trebuchet" ...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 30, 2008