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Paley & Francis | Paley and Francis

The fact that Paley and Francis wrote this album together over the course of three afternoons and then recorded it in two is part of its charm.
Sonic Unyon (2011)
By NICK A. ZAINO III  |  September 09, 2011
band O'Death in Boston on April 16

O'Death embark on another folk-punk chapter

It must be a relief to realize that when you hit the stage, people know what they're going to get. O'Death have spent the past several years banging out a reputation as grizzled folk punks who run their sets like moonshine raids.
Musical afterlife
By MATT PARISH  |  April 15, 2011
Black Francis at the Wellfleet Beachcomber

Black Francis at the Wellfleet Beachcomber

Road trip! We can't think of a more appropriate way to kick off the unofficial final weekend of summer than with a special solo acoustic...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 26, 2010

Spring clearance

I've seen the best music snobs of my generation destroyed by downloading — instead of savoring full albums the way one might enjoy a vintage claret, they're slamming down random shots of bands with stupid names, passing out, and blanking on what they hea
Discriminatin' picks for the frugal music snob
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 12, 2010

The Big Hurt: Lightfoot lives!

Last week, the world was gripped in the terror of a GORDON LIGHTFOOT death scare when a realistic-looking Twitter obit was picked up by several Canadian papers.
Plus Weezy tweets and Mayer backpedals
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 05, 2010
Does anyone *really* want to hear Frank Black talk about vagina?

Does anyone *really* want to hear Frank Black talk about vagina?

Probably not. But  that isn't stopping the Pixies frontman from getting really, really, REALLY into it on his new solo album, NonStopErotik. The new BLACK...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 19, 2010


Photos: Pixies at the Wang Theatre

Photos from the Pixies' Boston stop on their tour to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Doolittle .  
The Pixies, live at the Wang Theatre, November 27, 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  December 04, 2009