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Gwar to fuck Dave Matthews in the nose at Bonaroo 2010
We knew there had to be a reason -- a twisted, rude, very metal reason -- for GWAR to show up on the list of...
| February 18, 2010
Interview: Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit
In 2008, Passion Pit won Best New Artist in our Best Music Poll.
Cleaning up with this year's BMP winners
CARLY CARIOLI AND RYAN STEWART
| July 31, 2009
Britney Spears and Michael Jackson fight it out
Cue up track six on the new Britney (Jive) and prepare yourself for the Technicolor disco flash-back of the year, swooning string section, chunky Nile Rodgers guitar riff, and all. The song's called "Anticipating," and it captures the most famous 19-yea
| July 03, 2009
Practice makes precious
After seeing her do her thing at the House of Blues on Wednesday, I think I can safely conclude that something about Jenny Lewis just doesn’t do it for me.
Jenny Lewis + Deer Tick, live at House of Blues, June 10, 2009
| June 12, 2009
Pop Trash, Fletcher Sings, DMB and WTF
Fletcher takes out the Pop Trash, Fletcher sings us a song, and we run back Fl...
| June 01, 2009
More than 85 percent of a concert’s damage to the environment comes from fans.
The local musician’s guide to touring with an eco-conscience
| November 07, 2007
Live Earth 2007
So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
| July 10, 2007
Short and self-titled
People might debate the artistic and moral value of American Idol as the final rounds approach, but is there anyone on earth who can’t get with the opening round tryouts?
Debut EPs from Katrina Abramo and Zach Romanoff
| January 26, 2007
Forward into the past!
Could it be just a coincidence that as I sit here writing this, a grizzled Bob Seger is gearing up for the release of Face the Promise , the Detroit rocker’s first proper studio album in, oh, forever and a day? The Lemonheads, "No Backbone" (mp3)
Oldies and more in the season’s CD releases
| September 14, 2006
Major-label “positive” rappers like this decade-old crew have defended the old school like schoolmarms upholding the five principles of hip-hop as if they were as much fun as the three R’s. Jurassic 5, "Work It Out" feat. Dave Matthews Band (Quicktime
Feedback | Interscope
| August 21, 2006
McCoy’s Dylan show is a harbinger of more music
While Bob Dylan’s August 24 show at Pawtucket’s McCoy Stadium dovetails nicely with Zimmy’s self-titled “Summer ’06 Baseball Tour,” it also marks another step in the ballpark’s evolution as more than just the home of the Red Sox’ top minor league club.
| July 19, 2006
The Dave Matthews Band are an interesting anomaly. Slideshow: Dave Matthews Band and Sheryl Crow at Fenway Stadium, July 7, 2006
Dave Matthews at Fenway Park
| July 10, 2006
Flashbacks: May 19, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| May 17, 2006
Everywhere you looked during the first weekend of the 37th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the big theme was, of course, recovery.
Music, T-shirts, and other matters of life and death in post-Katrina New Orleans
| May 10, 2006
Get musically smarter
The biggest hurdle local and independent bands face is getting you, the consumer, to try them just once.
A how-to for finding music you don’t yet know you like
| February 23, 2006
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