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Iggy & The Stooges | Raw Power (Legacy Edition)
We can argue all you want about proto-this and seminal that, but when Raw Power is on the stereo, it’s hard to deny that it’s the greatest rock record ever.
| March 26, 2010
Here and now
No band ever made a late-career statement of purpose just by quoting “Louie Louie” — but it never hurts.
R.E.M.’s ‘back-to-basics’ disguise
| March 24, 2008
It’s not enough for a great live band to create a strong, sweaty groove in the studio: they’ve gotta write the songs, too.
Have a Good Look | Yep Roc
| March 05, 2008
Of all the CD-release parties ever thrown by Boston bands, the Cello Chix’ show for their new, self-released Under the Covers featured the best Jethro Tull medley.
Cello Chix at the Lizard Lounge, February 8, 2008
| February 12, 2008
Mod isn’t always mod. My mod isn’t necessarily your mod, or their mod.
Music seen at the White Heart, January 29, 2008
| February 06, 2008
Of all the rock bands who have ever reunited, the Sonics waited the longest.
The Sonics, Cavestomp! at Warsaw, Brooklyn, November 3, 2007
| November 05, 2007
Disc by disc
The new Joy Division catalogue
| October 24, 2007
In Sharon, there’s one garage that’s been a breeding ground for a very different kind of band.
HRT come straight outta Sharon
STEVEN LEE BEEBER
| October 08, 2007
Nervously pacing the stage in a baggy T-shirt and jeans, Cat Power’s Chan Marshall is about the last performer you’d ever mistake for Tina Turner.
Cat Power, Avalon, July 8, 2007
| July 09, 2007
The Beau Brummels
This little oddity owes its life to a classically bad mid-’60s A&R decision.
Beau Brummels '66 | Collectors Choice
| June 27, 2007
State of Nirvana
This article originally appeared in the March 11, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A conversation with Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic
KURT ST. THOMAS
| March 28, 2007
The history of Boston rock and roll begins with these immortal words: “Ding! Dong! Ding ding dong! Ka-ding dong, ding dong ding!”
A short history of Boston rock
| November 15, 2006
Six of one, 16 of another
OK, we sometimes beat up on our pals at Fountain Street, but we also tip the beret and sombrero when warranted.
When it comes to useless medical studies, let’s call the whole thing off
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| June 21, 2006
Hail to the thieves
There’s a not-so-small quadrant of the World Wide Web that has been going bananas since Radiohead kicked off their spring/summer tour on May 6 in Copenhagen.
Finding new Radiohead on the web
| May 31, 2006
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