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Monster math

New Bedford-based instrumental specialists Nature/Nurture strike back with a new release and an added guitarist, bolstering their complex yet concise angular jams while continuing the N/N tradition of composing monster math rock by-the-numbers — literall
Nature/Nurture return with EP002
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 23, 2010
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5 for '10

I love baby bands, and I hope the ones I mention here don't mind my calling them that.
New locals to love right away
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 22, 2010
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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009
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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009

VIDEO: Jawbox reunites on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon


Beloved DC post-hardcore band JAWBOX reunited last night for a one-time only performance (or so they say as of now) on Late Night with Jimmy...
By Ryan Stewart  |  December 09, 2009
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Unextinct

The convo is already off to a bumpy start with one Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr., phoning in from his Los Angeles residence at 10:30 am PST.
Dinosaur Jr. will roam the earth forever
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 31, 2009


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Organic-analytical

Spring will mark the one-year anniversary for the instrumental trio Nature/Nurture, who recently teamed up with 75OrLess Records to release their debut CD titled EP001.
No vocals/no problem for Nature/Nurture
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 03, 2009
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Splendid sludgefest

Six Star General soars on Spaceship to Planet Cookie
Six Star General soars on Spaceship to Planet Cookie
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2008
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Bittersweet sendoff

You're killing me Sweetthieves.
One last chance to catch Sweetthieves in the act
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 16, 2008
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New kids on the block

Newly reactivated local gut-pop heroes Dear Leader will play two shows this weekend, with a handful of notable newbs and special guests.
Allow Dear Leader to introduce you
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 23, 2008
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Guitar solos?

“It actually feels really liberating, like a moment where you’re like, ‘Boy, am I glad to be an adult!’"
Obits go back to basics
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 19, 2008


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Polvo give it another go

The North Carolina quartet’s noisy sound was music to a select group of ears.
After a decade-long hiatus, the progenitors of math rock find their chemistry still exists
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  June 17, 2008
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Boston music news, December 14, 2007

Before he was the cellist for the now defunct Betwixt, Gordon Withers was a fan of the DC post-hardcore band Jawbox, a ’90s outfit who’ve been in the headlines of late.
Notes on a benefit for the son of Jawbox's J. Robbins and the return of the Rudds
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 11, 2007
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Minus the Bear

Minus the Bear are at their best when they let down their guard and allow a little heat to penetrate their Planet of Ice.
Planet of Ice | Suicide Squeeze
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  September 18, 2007
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Boston music news: July 6, 2007

Does punk rock get better the more the world seems to be falling apart?
Notes on the Unseen and the Secret Stars
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 03, 2007