bestnom1000x50

Jake Brennan

Latest Articles

Bodega Girls

Screw the Ides of March — beware Bodega Girls

When music writers start playing the futures game, it's usually a good idea to take our prognostications with a grain of salt. That said, if there's one wager you can bet the house on this year, it's that Boston's Bodega Girls will spend 2011 on a giant
Et Tu Bootay–licious
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  March 18, 2011
080118_celalrs_list

Twang and burn

When Sarah Borges performs in roots-music hot spots like Nashville and Austin, they don’t ask about her country credentials or her alt-rock background.
Sarah Borges lights a roots-rock fire
By BRETT MILANO  |  January 14, 2008
LIST_NAKED

I think I have the vapors

Listen and learn, people.
Dennis Brennan CD release bash, Lizard Lounge, May 19, 2007
By JON GARELICK  |  May 23, 2007
070316_girls-list

Youth or consequences

The Click Five are sequestered somewhere inside Q Division studio, and Girl Authority are seated in a circle in the lounge area, scheming a way to meet the lead singer. Girl Authority, "This Is My Day" (mp3)
Girl Authority wrestle with success
By SHARON STEEL  |  March 14, 2007
060804_unbusted_list

Boston music news: August 4, 2006

Fenway Recordings Sessions heads to the Beachcomber in Wellfleet on August 12.
Notes on Unbusted, Read Yellow, Furvis, Protokoll, and more
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 31, 2006
060616_list_morning.jpg

Orch-rock

Kentucky quintet My Morning Jacket, no strangers to mixing a spectrum of musical genres will push even more buttons on the musical blender when they take the stage with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall this week. My Morning Jacket pe
My Morning Jacket meet the Pops
By KERRY L. SMITH  |  July 14, 2006


060630_jan_lsit

Boston Music News: June 30, 2006

Former Jake Brennan and the Confidence Men organist Scott Janovitz, brother of Buffalo Tom’s Bill Janovitz, is busy taking center stage with two of his own projects. The Russians, "Taking Noise Away" (mp3 via MySpace) The Great Bandini, "One and One
Notes on Scott Janovitz
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  June 27, 2006
060519_darkb_list

If it ain’t broke . . .

For the past three years, the only real suspense in the local end of the Best Music Poll has been whether the Dresden Dolls or the Dropkick Murphys would win more categories.
The local ballot reflects a stable, vital scene
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 26, 2006

Boston Music Notes: April 21, 2006

Plus, Jake Brennan's new album.
Rob Lind unleashes a new Ducky Boys album
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  April 17, 2006