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Photos: Boston Music Awards 2012 at the Liberty Hotel

The Boston Music Awards take over the Liberty Hotel on December 2, 2012.

By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 07, 2012
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Photos: Earthquake Party, Fat Creeps, RIBS + Viva Viva at the WFNX Boston Accents Funeral Party (Night 1)

Earthquake Party, Fat Creeps, RIBS and Viva Viva perform live during night one of the WFNX Boston Accents Funeral Party | Monday, July 23, 2012 at Great Scott
Monday, July 23, 2012 | Great Scott
By MICK MURRAY  |  July 27, 2012
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Photos: DIIV + Earthquake Party @ the Butcher Shoppe, Allston

DIIV and Earthquake Party perform live at the Butcher Shoppe in Allston on July 18, 2012.
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By COLLEEN MAGYAR  |  July 20, 2012
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Out: Shark?, Speedy Ortiz, Life Size Maps, and Earthquake Party make a sweaty good time

Every underground scene has its "house bands" — local favorites that play tirelessly, fill slots on stacked line-ups every weekend, and amass a dedicated following of fans and friends in their scenes.
House bands
By LIZ PELLY  |  April 20, 2012
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Boston rocks an Austin gang once again

Fitting for a region of colleges, it's hard to imagine any city having a greater fraternity of bands down at SXSW than our very own Boston.
Masshole heaven
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 23, 2012
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Out: Piecing together New Year’s Eve at O’Brien’s Pub

Allston never felt more promwave than Saturday night at O'Brien's Pub, as the Earthquake Party, Fagettes, and the New Highway Hymnal rang in 2012 on a stage set with twinkling lights, prismacolor streamers, and a homemade "Age of Aquarius" banner.
Allston promwave
By LIZ PELLY  |  January 06, 2012


WFNX Disorientation 11.14.11: Surfer Blood + Earthquake Party @ Lansdowne Pub


OK, real talk -- we loved that EARTHQUAKE PARTY record we posted earlier today so hard that we just -- seriously, like five minutes ago...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 08, 2011
[listen up] Earthquake Party "Vs. Pizza"

[listen up] Earthquake Party "Vs. Pizza"


Yes! The long-awaited debut EARTHQUAKE PARTY cassette, -- if you don't count the live online release we did with the lovely Allston trio over the...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 08, 2011

[video] Earthquake Party + The New Highway Hymnal, live @ PA's Lounge


Union Square in Somerville certainly was blowing the fuck up this past Friday night. Not only did Radio open in grand fashion with the likes...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 11, 2011
Don't be left out! Get your FREE Earthquake Party live EP right now via Bandcamp

Don't be left out! Get your FREE Earthquake Party live EP right now via Bandcamp


Felt that earthquake, or did you think the pimply-faced intern sitting across from you was blasting his shitty-ass dubstep mix again? Yes ladies and germs,...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 23, 2011
[50 bands 50 States] Earthquake Party "Live At O'Brien's" free EP download

[50 bands 50 States] Earthquake Party "Live At O'Brien's" free EP download


 To celebrate this year's 50 BANDS 50 STATES feature in the Boston Phoenix, we decided to raise the stakes. We teamed up with our Massachusetts...
By Michael Marotta  |  July 07, 2011


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Photos: Earthquake Party! at Great Scott

Earthquake Party!, Thief Thief, Avrid Noe, and Big Big Bucks perform live at Great Scott on February 23, 2011.
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By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  February 25, 2011

[video] Earthquake Party! live from the archive


Over the past year, EARTHQUAKE PARTY! have risen from Boston basements and into its venues, and although there exists no new recordings beyond a few...
By P. Nick Curran  |  February 08, 2011

Boston rock's 2010 in review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 24, 2010
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Boston Rock’s 2010 Year In Review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 17, 2010
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Shake 'n' bake

Earthquake Party! are one of the few bands whose sound lives up their name: shattering, blown-out, blissed-out, all-enveloping. On a Tuesday morning in their Allston practice space — a Tuesday morning! — the trio play with unrestrained mania.
The raw post-grunge pop of Earthquake Party!
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  August 13, 2010


[video] Earthquake Party get raw for Cellars


 This week's Cellars by Starlight subjects Earthquake Party! recently opened the doors to their practice space and let Phoenix videographers P. Nick Curran and Addison...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 12, 2010
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52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010