Keith Fullerton Whitman

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Homegrown II: Shea's stadium

All too often, our music scene is referred to in the past tense.
Uniting 53 bands under one roof
By NOLAN GAWRON  |  October 15, 2010

Mixed signals

For those who heard German electronics maestro Felix Kubin slice the air with fried keyboards and speed-tweaked samples at Boston’s Goethe-Institut last November, his return to the States couldn’t come soon enough.
The amalgamated adventures of Felix Kubin
By MATT PARISH  |  May 14, 2010

Haus music

On a sleepy side street in JP sits the Whitehaus, where, on a recent Saturday evening, muffled electronic gurgles and drones pulse from the basement like the sounds of some secret sci-fi laundromat. It's an experimental electronics night anchored by Bo
The Whitehaus spares its carpets with Blastfest 3
By MATT PARISH  |  March 19, 2010

Weekend trip

It pains me to have to ask this, but looking at the insane list of bands at Boston promoter Dan Shea's upcoming four-night "Homegrown" pysch fest at Church, I have no choice: what exactly does "psych music" mean at this point?
Rad four-day psych fest will free your mind, man
By MATT PARISH  |  July 17, 2009

Rare Frequencies: Cirque de so loud

Over the past few years, former Providence residents MEM1 (Laura and Mark Cetelia) have traveled ext...
By Susanna Bolle  |  May 06, 2009

Assault and batteries

After a brief stint in Pittsburgh, guitarist and electronic musician GEOFF MULLEN is back in his native Rhode Island, and the New England music scene is so much the better for it.
Geoff Mullen plugs in; Lord & Karlheinz freak out
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 20, 2009


School daze

The shows that Tufts University’s Oxfam Café has hosted over the past year-plus are not your typical sweat-drenched college rock shows.
Sonorous studies at Oxfam
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  September 17, 2008

Without a script

Zeroplan is a performance series that combines improvised experimental music with avant-garde movement and dance.
Zeroplan keeps moving
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  June 10, 2008

Domestic, violent

Jason Lescalleet makes shudderingly intense music: sometimes beautiful, sometimes harsh, rarely boring.

Jason Lescalleet leaves the house

By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  April 22, 2008

Space cases

Perhaps it’s something in the air, but in the last year or so it seems that Boston’s experimental outer limits has seen an analog-synthesizer renaissance.
Astronaut and Ernst Karel
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 14, 2007

On-line bins

In the age of the iPod and the impersonal digital download, the death knell of the traditional record store, piled high with vinyl and CDs, gets sounded with monotonous regularity.
Mimaroglu Music Sales and Weirdo Records
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 17, 2007


Day by Day by Day

Two years ago, the Phoenix asked me to write a weekly column about Boston’s growing electronic music and DJ scene.
A column ends
By DAVID DAY  |  September 18, 2007

Amerindie Echoes

There were no frocks or fits of self-abuse on stage.
Deerhunter, Institute of Contemporary Art, July 12, 2007
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 23, 2007

The more things change

As excellent as the show back in January was, I didn't think I would've wanted to pay to see the same thing twice. Slideshow: Matmos and So Percussion at Remis Auditorium at the MFA, October 12, 2006
Matmos and So Percussion, Remis Auditorium, October 12, 2006
By WILL SPITZ  |  December 18, 2006

Avant gardening

A Web site that’s hosted everyone from the Dresden Dolls to Diamanda Galás and Tortoise brings an international festival to Arlington.
'Brainwaves’ invades the Regent
By DAVID DAY  |  November 13, 2006

Punk 2 techno

For more than 16 years, Somerville’s Jonathan Gladstone has been one of the familiar voices of punk-rock radio on MIT’s WMBR, but now he’s switching his pitch up.
MBR’s Gladstone makes the switch; plus, Brainwashed’s 10th anniversary
By DAVID DAY  |  July 05, 2006


Keith Fullerton Whitman

Consisting of one new 42-minute track recorded live in guess-where, Lisbon  encapsulates the best moments from Keith Fullerton Whitman’s two Kranky-released full-lengths.
Lisbon | Kranky
By ELI ANDERSON  |  April 24, 2006