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PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us” [MP3]

PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us” [MP3]


"We are alarmingly unprepared for this," emcee Ryan Walsh announced to his audience on a Sunday night last month at Toad. As if to prove...
By David Eisenberg  |  June 25, 2011
In the 6/10 issue: Summer Preview showers you in food, music, and drunken shenanigans; plus Akrobatik lives, Super 8 invades, and more

In the 6/10 issue: Summer Preview showers you in food, music, and drunken shenanigans; plus Akrobatik lives, Super 8 invades, and more


Summer has finally arrived (we think) -- that time when Boston transitions from cold and rainy to hot and muggy, at least in theory. Whatever,...
By Kevin Sviokla  |  June 13, 2011
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Free from labels, songwriter Marissa Nadler finds refuge in the comforts of home

Marissa Nadler's new fan-funded label allows her to have more direct contact with her audience — and has freed her from the creative restraints imposed even by small indie labels.  
Think locally, act globally
By LIZ PELLY  |  June 10, 2011
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Out: Touring tales from Toad's 'This Has Been A Disaster -- Thanks For Having Us'

"I thought you would be more æthereal in person," a French fan once told Boston dream-folk songwriter Marissa Nadler at a show in Belgium.  
Stage fright
By LIZ PELLY  |  June 03, 2011
[free mp3] Marissa Nadler, "The Sun Always Reminds Me of You"

[free mp3] Marissa Nadler, "The Sun Always Reminds Me of You"


 Jamaica Plain resident MARISSA NADLER has offered up a second free single from her forthcoming self-titled record, out June 14 on her own newly-established Box...
By Liz Pelly  |  May 19, 2011
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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


VIDEO: Marissa Nadler from last winter


By Ryan Stewart  |  April 24, 2009
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Year in Local Pop: Local motion

Bands come and go, but songs stick around.
Our 2008 playlist
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  December 22, 2008
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They'd like to thank their producers . . .

Selected winners of the Boston Music Awards
Selected winners of the Boston Music Awards
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 09, 2008
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A fest for the senses

Before there was Pitchfork, Stereogum, Popmatters, or almost any other music site you can think of, there was Brainwashed.
The triumphant second coming of Brainwaves
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 18, 2008
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A place of pure love

Far from being morose, Sykes is witty, sharp, and charmingly self-depreciating after each of her lengthy musings on life, energy, and the universe.
Jesse Sykes and her Sweet Hereafter
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  September 16, 2008


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Going on sale: August 29, 2008

Awesome Color, Les Savy Fav, Apollo Sunshine, Big D and the Kids Table, and more.
Breaking news from the conert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 27, 2008
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Going on sale: August 22, 2008

Kaki King, The Hold Steady, N.E.R.D., Dungen, Deerhunter and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 19, 2008

Winning losers

Every last one of you who votes in our Best Music Poll is a treasure; but blessed are those who write-in.
Stand up for your write(-ins)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 07, 2008
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Guest lists 2007


Phoenix and WFNX staffers submit their ten best albums of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 21, 2007
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Star teamz

Mark it, dude: another banner year for the Boston music scene.
Ten from Boston’s 2007 pop underground
By WILL SPITZ  |  December 18, 2007


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Out of the dark

Needham native Marissa Nadler got her start as a singer-songwriter.
Marissa Nadler breaks into Boston
By RYAN STEWART  |  October 16, 2007
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Post-traumatic asceticism

If Songs III: Bird on the Water didn’t begin on a such a stirring note, it would be a lot easier to fault Marissa Nadler for icy detachment.
Marissa Nadler’s icy, transporting gothic folk
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 05, 2007
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The Finnish line

With the Finnish band Circle, you learn to expect the unexpected.
Circle bring their metal and minimalism to the US
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  September 04, 2007
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Okay Computer

To honor the tenth anniversary of the Greatest Band in the World’s landmark third album, Stereogum gives us OKX: A Tribute to OK Computer .
We salute you
By WILL SPITZ  |  July 17, 2007
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The return of Terrastock

This April 21-23, serious music fans in Providence are in for a real treat.
‘ Outsiders’ gather in Providence; plus, Black Honey
By BOB GULLA  |  March 01, 2006