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Hello, Numan

Gary Numan has never been one for nostalgia.
A synth-pop legend reluctantly accepts his past
By MATT PARISH  |  October 22, 2010

Freudian trip

Hip-hop is faker than Vince McMahon's business plan and tan combined. Pussy-whipped MCs who sling Whoppers rhyme about bagging blow and smacking ho's; even cats who actually do poison their communities exaggerate their hood credentials.
Esoteric drops reality rap on Saving Seamus Ryan
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 09, 2009

Crossword: ''Dietary restrictions''

Don't go over your limit
Don't go over your limit
By MATT JONES  |  September 18, 2009
triangle list

Weird and wired

  It is, of course, difficult to attach a single sound to a city. And Providence is no exception.
A small band of electronic music acts take on a rock ’n’ roll city  
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 05, 2009

Ladyhawke | Ladyhawke

Multi-instrumentalist Ladyhawke presents us with a treasure trove of found blips, as if the 1980s had been nothing but a mirror ball to smash and paste back together  
Modular (2008)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 15, 2008

Black Affair

Mason’s off-kilter lyrics and psychedelic sense of melody overpower the thrift-store Gary Numan and Depeche pastiches and the trite S&M vibe.
Pleasure Pressure Point | V2
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  August 19, 2008


Boston music news: July 4, 2008

Three or so years ago, Mike Sempert up and moved to San Francisco, taking his creative moniker Birds and Batteries with him.
Notes on Birds and Batteries, Perennials, and the F Yeah Tour
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  July 02, 2008

Mix ’n’ mashup

The 2008 WBRU Rock Hunt finals served up an entertainingly diverse lineup at the Living Room last week.
It Was the Best of Times triumph at the Rock Hunt
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 23, 2008

Lost and found

There’s scant digital evidence that one Tona Omaha exists or ever existed: he has one on-line mastering credit on a 1996 disc of guitar instrumentals.
Silicon gems from the analog ’80s
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  April 01, 2008

Star teamz

Mark it, dude: another banner year for the Boston music scene.
Ten from Boston’s 2007 pop underground
By WILL SPITZ  |  December 18, 2007

The Pet Shop Boys

Coming off a soundtrack for Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin and a UK-only hits collection (PopArt), Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe put out their first full album of new songs since 2002’s unfocused Release .
Fundamental | Rhino
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  August 15, 2006