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Mass appeal: Local pop acts of 2012

The best music from our city was cultivated within the clubs of Cambridge, Allston DIY spaces, squares of Somerville, and way across the pike in Western Mass.

By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 21, 2012

The tight post-punk structure of Autochrome

Sitting around the kitchen table listening to music with Autochrome bassist/singer Jeff Bartell and guitarist Richard Murillo, I realize that before we even started talking, we certainly agreed on this: when the guitar kicks in on "Senses" from their fo
Polished finish
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  March 30, 2012

8 new records that will give Boston rock a charge

Boston's going through an identity crisis; never has the city's music scene been so diverse, its sonic landscape so eclectic.
High voltage
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 02, 2012