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Sweet sorrow

Everybody loves a tidy ending. Episodes of Seinfeld , fireworks finales, a sturdy hem at the base of a pant leg — these things give us faith that the designer knew what he was doing.
A farewell to Pants Yell!
By MATT PARISH  |  November 13, 2009
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The best is noise

One night last winter, Thurston Moore and Swedish sax kingpin Mats Gustafsson popped into the Middle East upstairs for an off-the-cuff performance together. The loose group arrangement — Bill Nace and Chris Corsano joined in at the last minute — made fo
Howard Stelzer's tale of the tape
By MATT PARISH  |  August 14, 2009
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Quiet riots and class acts


The undr quartet at Open Sound; Student finals at Beat Research
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 09, 2008
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Best week ever!


Edgy gigs likely to be booked solid
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 11, 2008
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There's room to improv

My conversation with Weasel Walter is plagued by his crappy cellphone batteries.
Weasel Walter’s life after the Luttenbachers
By MATT PARISH  |  September 09, 2008
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Audiophiles unite!

This Tuesday marks the debut of the New England Phonographers Union.
The New England Phonographers Union + the BSC
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  August 19, 2008


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Twee shall overcome

For the young and the listless, the city is more than some bland post-graduate inevitability — the place you go when you’re not already there.
Pants Yell! charm by association
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 02, 2008
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Noise patrol

Wednesday, the mighty Heathen Shame, one of Boston’s most ferocious bands, unleash their high-decibel mayhem at the Piano Factory in the South End.
Heathen Shame’s unrelenting onslaught
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  March 10, 2008
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In the living room

Not that Damon & Naomi have ever been particularly loud.
Damon + Naomi's house party
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 01, 2007
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Jandek’s lonesome howl

Jandek sang in a descending baritone moan as the clattering of avant-noise fluttered around him.
Jandek, Institute of Contemporary Art, June 8, 2007
By DAVID DAY  |  June 12, 2007
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Nowhere man

The buzz about Jandek is . . . is . . . Well, let’s try again.
The mysterious Jandek apparently exists — and he’s coming to Boston
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 25, 2007