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Passion Pit: Gossamer

Passion Pit | Gossamer

It's now been more than three years since Cambridge-bred Passion Pit birthed debut Manners to critical acclaim, a wait largely the result of a two-year world-touring schedule.
Columbia (2012)
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 20, 2012
Roses

The Cranberries | Roses

As a gift, roses are generic. It's fitting, then, that this would be the title of the Cranberries' first effort in more than a decade.
Downtown (2012)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  March 16, 2012
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Creating 'living monuments' to young lives lost

Fliers adorning folding chairs at the Fourth Wall Project displayed the evening's mantra in their first sentence: This is not a party.
Stop the violence
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  November 25, 2011
FREE DOWNLOAD: Lyrical Comes Off The Bench For Boston’s First 2011 Celtics Anthem

FREE DOWNLOAD: Lyrical Comes Off The Bench For Boston’s First 2011 Celtics Anthem


These days Lyrical spends more time in his college professor role than he does rapping, but dude always manages to come back every few years...
By Chris Faraone  |  April 19, 2011
MIC Awards (a/k/a Boston Hip-Hop Awards) Return in 2010. Who Will Have The Best Interruption?

MIC Awards (a/k/a Boston Hip-Hop Awards) Return in 2010. Who Will Have The Best Interruption?


The Mass Industry Committee (MIC) doesn’t mind that throwing Boston music award shows is more thankless than drumming. Nor do they anguish over criticism that...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 24, 2009
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The other white beat

In the home of Slaine, Esoteric, Sullee, Bomshot, Lyrical, and about 10,000 other pale MCs who can hang with brothers of all shades and styles, the notion of prolific whiteboys is hardly novel.
Four random caucasian MCs better than Asher Roth
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 10, 2009