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Cut Copy elevate the cycle of rock and dance

Talking about rock and dance music as if they were entirely separate entities is weird, because in the early years, they were essentially the same thing.
Heights & music
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  April 01, 2011
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Winter live music preview: Tour stops

Ten gigs worth trudging through snow to
Ten gigs worth trudging through snow to
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 31, 2010
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Brandon Flowers and the evolution of a pop-star Killer

Rock stars are often seen, culturally, as wolves in sheeps' clothing, seducing and subverting once they have gotten their fangs into the hearts of music listeners, using their Pied Piper powers of coercion to ensnare innocent ears and radicalize minds wi
The Flamingo kid
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 26, 2010
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Interview: Kevin Smith

Motherfucking Kevin Smith, who comes to the House of Blues next Thursday, can tell a story as if it were his motherfucking job. Which it basically is.
Meh on you!
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  November 20, 2010
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Pigeon John is about to blow up the spot

Pigeon John is a black sheep among black sheep.
Aerial bomber
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 12, 2010
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Mumford's the word

At this point, after their stunning leap to success, Mumford & Sons' greatest accomplishment has been a wholesome ability to stay grounded.
Organic growth comes quickly for Mumford & Sons
By CINDAL HEART  |  November 05, 2010


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The Temper Trap's televised rise to fame

Dish duty is one thing that Lorenzo Sillitto really misses when he's on tour.
Commercial appeal
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 24, 2010
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Broken Social Scene shake up convention

Prior to the popularity of Animal Collective, indie-rock fans long denied any genetic relationship to the types of bands ( i.e. , the Grateful Dead) you had to see live to get the "real" experience.
Experimental wisdom
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  September 10, 2010
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Of Montreal exposed

"I've always been drawn to a density of ideas," states Kevin Barnes, plaintively.
Kevin Barnes flashes his indie-rock cred
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 10, 2010
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Photos: Iggy and the Stooges at House of Blues

Iggy and the Stooges, live at the House of Blues, August 31, 2010
Iggy and the Stooges, live at the House of Blues, August 31, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 03, 2010
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Street-walkin’ cheetah

It’s hard to fathom now, when their music has achieved such godhead status, but in 1971, Ann Arbor’s legendary Stooges had dissolved in ignominy, dropped by Elektra after the seemingly indulgent commercial failure that was 1970’s howling  Fun House .
The Raw Power of the Stooges’ James Williamson
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 27, 2010


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Danse macabre

"With our songs, with our band, we're always really selfish."
Crystal Castles toughen up synth-pop
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 13, 2010
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Still Public Enemy #1

Don't call it a comeback tour. Or a Public Enemy reunion. Even if you snoozed on their last few discs and festival romps across five continents, Chuck D and Flavor Flav have perpetually marched forth in raucous righteousness.
Twenty years after Black Planet, Chuck D continues to fight the powers that be
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 06, 2010
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Photos: Modest Mouse at House of Blues

Modest Mouse and Morning Teleportation, live at House of Blues Boston, July 25, 2010
Modest Mouse and Morning Teleportation, live at House of Blues Boston, July 25, 2010
By LINDSEY PAYSON  |  July 30, 2010

VIDEO: Wolf Parade at the House of Blues


Electro-indie alt band Wolf Parade don't tour all that often. So, I was a little surprised to see that they had booked a gig at the...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  July 14, 2010
House of Blues free local music series: July

House of Blues free local music series: July


Yeah yeah, we know it's already July 7, but there are still 22 shows left this month at the House of Blues front room and...
By Michael Marotta  |  July 07, 2010


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Photos: Rogue Wave at the WFNX Clambake

Rogue Wave, live at the WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 27, 2010.
Rogue Wave, live at the WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 27, 2010
By KELSEY MARIE BELL AND SCOTT M. LACEY  |  July 02, 2010
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Wolf Parade | Expo 86

Wolf Parade kick-start their third album by getting right into rambling poetics.
Sub Pop (2010)
By REYAN ALI  |  July 02, 2010
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Photos: Metric live at the WFNX Clambake

Metric live at the first annual WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 25, 2010
Metric live at the WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 25, 2010
By SCOTT M. LACEY, MELISSA OSTROW, AND DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 02, 2010
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Love's life

Courtney and Hole stake their claim
Courtney and Hole stake their claim
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 02, 2010
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Photos: Courtney Love and Hole, live at House of Blues

Hole, live at House of Blues Boston, on June 23, 2010
Hole, live at House of Blues Boston, on June 23, 2010
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  June 25, 2010


Danzig at House of Blues gets a big wet kiss

Danzig at House of Blues gets a big wet kiss


Photo: EVILIVE/M. NUNEZ“You motherfuckers are almost as crazy as I am!” Glenn Danzig is high-fiving fans in the front row, midway through Monday night’s set,...
By Daniel Brockman  |  June 24, 2010
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Photos: 3OH!3 and Cobra Starship at House of Blues

Cobra Starship and 3OH!3, live at House of Blues Boston, May 9, 2010
Cobra Starship and 3OH!3, live at House of Blues Boston, May 9, 2010
By ANNE WERMIEL  |  May 14, 2010
Yes, we plan on going to the House of Blues to see Glenn Danzig in June (with or without his gay lover)

Yes, we plan on going to the House of Blues to see Glenn Danzig in June (with or without his gay lover)


Perhaps you've heard about the new comic book HENRY AND GLENN FOREVER. If not, we'll quote the publisher: Henry and Glenn are very good 'friends.'...
By Carly Carioli  |  May 11, 2010
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V66 revisited

A new film looks fondly back on 'the poor man's MTV'
A new film looks fondly back on 'the poor man's MTV'
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 05, 2010
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Spoon | Transference

Any year now, Spoon will release an album consisting of one 35-minute unfailing groove anchored by bass and peppered with erratic guitar-chord grunts and Britt Daniel's wordless exclamations ("Awright!") — an idealized endgame that distills the band's
Merge (2010)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  January 15, 2010


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Photos: Passion Pit at House of Blues

Photos: Passion Pit live at House of Blues Boston, January 6, 2010.
Passion Pit, live at House of Blues Boston, January 6, 2010.
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 08, 2010
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Photos: Arctic Monkeys at the House of Blues

Photos of the Arctic Monkeys tour with Screaming Females
W ith Screaming Females, live at the House of Blues, December 13, 2009
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 18, 2009
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Photos: Metric at House of Blues

Metric live at House of Blues Boston, November 20, 2009
Metric, live at House of Blues Boston, November 20, 2009
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  November 27, 2009
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Photos: Brand New at House of Blues

Photos from Brand New's Boston stop on their Daisy tour
Brand New live at House of Blues Boston, November 18, 2009
By CATHERINE LEE  |  November 20, 2009