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Grizzly Bear | Shields

The initial moments of "Sleeping Ute" are so quintessentially Grizzly Bear, they almost have no impact — Daniel Rossen nurses jagged, staggering chords on an electric guitar likely purchased from a 12th-century pawn shop.
Warp (2012)
By RYAN REED  |  September 21, 2012
Unknown Mortal Orchestra cd review

Unknown Mortal Orchestra | Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Fat Possum is having perhaps its best year . . . well, ever. Not only will the Mississippi label turn over a new leaf by releasing the debut album from Odd Future duo MellowHype later this month, their 2011 batting average for jangly little lo-fi gems
Fat Possum (2011)
By JILLIAN MAPES  |  July 01, 2011

VIDEO: Notes from Nateva

Portland's own Rustic Overtones and Isobell (video by RogerThat! Productions)First thing I noticed about the Nateva Festival in Maine this past weekend, before any of...
By P. Nick Curran  |  July 09, 2010

Nateva Music & Camping Festival at the Oxford Fairgrounds

Lest we forget, Friday is also the first full day of the Nateva Music & Camping Festival, Maine’s most ambitious foray yet into siphoning off...
By webteam  |  June 30, 2010

Light Pollution | Apparitions

Light Pollution unabashedly endorse marijuana use: “How many glass pipes can you find in this picture?” the band ask under a press photo posted on their MySpace.
Carpark (2010)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  June 25, 2010

James Lidell | Compass

Hey, I love Veckatimest as much as the next wimp, but the prospect of Grizzly Bear multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor’s offering production to the latest album from Jamie Lidell didn’t seem promising when it was announced earlier this year.  After all,
Warp (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  May 28, 2010

Review: Middle East and Laura Marling at SPACE

At SPACE Gallery, May 11
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 21, 2010
Coachella 2010:  Ed from Grizzly Bear Interview

Coachella 2010: Ed from Grizzly Bear Interview

Boston's own Ed Droste stopped by the house to talk about Jay-Z, Radiohead, and Leftover Lunch!DOWNLOAD: WFNX Coachella Grizzly Bear Interview.mp3To download podcast, right click...
By Fletcher  |  April 18, 2010

Past perfection

Everybody please stop calling Alan Palomo "nostalgic." When I check in with him last Friday, the dude seems far more interested in whatever is on the horizon than whatever's in the past.
The radiant, repressed pop of Neon Indian
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 05, 2010

Real Estate | Real Estate

Real Estate’s buzzed-about debut speaks the language of the season, its slow sunset of sound flush with twinkling Stratocasters, drum kits that trot off into the distance, and anemic vocals that, as with Grizzly Bear or Beach House, magnify the fragility
Woodsist (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  November 27, 2009
Briefly: Grizzly Bear last night

Briefly: Grizzly Bear last night

I know there's a lot of other things in the news right now that people would rather talk about -- moon bombing, Obama's prize, CB...
By Ryan Stewart  |  October 09, 2009

New Videos from Grizzly Bear, Matt & Kim, Amazing Baby and Mastodon

  Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks (Video)   Matt & Kim – Daylight (Video) &nb...
By Paul Driscoll  |  June 18, 2009
@EdwardDroste thanks his "childhood radio station" @WFNX for adding Grizzly Bear

@EdwardDroste thanks his "childhood radio station" @WFNX for adding Grizzly Bear

Just in case you doubted us for claiming Grizzly Bear as a Cambridge band, Ed Droste has gone on rec...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 18, 2009

Photos: Grizzly Bear at Berklee Performance Center

Grizzly Bear, live at Berklee Performance Center, June 3, 2009
Grizzly Bear, live at Berklee Performance Center, June 3, 2009
By DAVID F. NICHOLSON  |  June 12, 2009

Local color

It's become a commonplace to say that "indie" is too vague to mean anything useful, but that's not actually true.
Grizzly Bear try to break out of the blogosphere
By RICHARD BECK  |  May 29, 2009

This week in the music section: Grizzly Bear, Amanda Blank, Dirty Projectors, Flipper, St. Vincent

This week in the music section: Grizzly Bear, Amanda Blank, Dirty Projectors, Flipper, St. Vincent

This week in the pages of the Boston Phoenix and online at Beck talks to Ed...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 27, 2009

Review: Department of Eagles

At the Brattle Theatre Sunday, Fred Nicolaus, guitarist from the Brooklyn-based duo Department of Eagles, announced that they'd play a song from their little-known 2003 debut album, The Whitey on the Moon UK LP . "It's not very good," he warned.
Brattle Theater, January 18, 2009
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  January 20, 2009

Department of Eagles | In Ear Park

Rare is the side project that outstrips the better-known band, but Dan Rossen, one of the main men of Grizzly Bear, does just that with his “other band,” Department of Eagles.  
4AD (2008)
By RYAN STEWART  |  October 21, 2008

Slideshow: Grizzly Bear at the MFA

August 14, 2008 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
By TIM BUGBEE  |  August 15, 2008
Free Grizzly Bear Tickets: Text Us!

Free Grizzly Bear Tickets: Text Us!

The Museum of Fine Arts has just released its fall indie-rock schedule -- killer, as usual -- whic...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 09, 2008