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[phlipcam video] Identity Fest @ the Comcast Center


Not going to lie, I was expecting IDENTITY FESTIVAL to be a wankfest of the utmost proportion. And for all intents and purposes, it was,...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  August 22, 2011
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Interview: Andy Butler of Hercules and Love Affair

Making dance music that's fun is serious business — especially if you make it your life's work, like Andy Butler, main man/svengali behind Hercules and Love Affair.
On wanting the song, not just the sound
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 30, 2010
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Yacht | See Mystery Lights

One reason DFA is the label of records people want at their party is because the folks there have a sense of humor — be it James Murphy's prolonged deadpan hipster-papa martyrdom, the Juan Maclean's unconcealed boner for shitty piano pre-sets, or the smi
DFA (2009)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  July 31, 2009
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Review: Antony and the Johnsons' The Crying Light

Secretly Canadian (2009)
Secretly Canadian (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  January 20, 2009
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On with the shows . . .

If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store
By MICHAEL BRODEUR AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 30, 2008
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2008 Listravaganza!

We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2008


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CMJ in one day


The Gray Lady of indie music fests ain’t what she used to be
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 29, 2008
Hooray I'm On My Way To CMJ For Just One Day

Hooray I'm On My Way To CMJ For Just One Day


I’m not packing clothes for this year’s CMJ Marathon in New York City. In fact, I’m not even br...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 20, 2008
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Going on sale: September 26, 2008

Little Joy, Real Ones, Upper Crust and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 24, 2008

Wednesday's Best Bets: Besties at PA's, Hercules and Love Affair at Wilbur


Besties, "Prison Song" Ever been hugged too hard? It’s a bit like listening to the BESTIES, purve...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 13, 2008
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Gnarls Barkley + Hercules and Love Affair

To the cynic, the scene milling around in front of the sold-out Wilbur could merely have been proof of the power of a hit single.
Wilbur Theatre, August 6, 2008
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  August 12, 2008


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Going on sale: July 11, 2008

Ra Ra Riot, Of Montreal, Gnarls Barkley, Craig Ferguson and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 08, 2008
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Hercules and Love Affair

If anything, the rotating cast of vocalists and the Saturday-night spirit of the instrumentation are together more welcoming than anything the DFA has dropped in years.
Hercules and Love Affair | Mute/DFA
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  July 08, 2008