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This is why we can have Nice Places

Nice Places would have been the perfect local opener for the Minus the Bear/Circa Survive show at the State Theatre coming up on March 16.
Caught in their traps
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 08, 2013

Ocean of Boxes

Though just four songs, Boxes' debut EP Out to Sea is impactful.
Boxes' debut EP Out to Sea
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 17, 2012

Sara Hallie Richardson’s electric return

Much of how a musician is respected (and compensated) has swung back toward the live performance.
Restless, love
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 17, 2012

The Baltic Sea craft a crisp dystopia

It's been nearly three years since the Baltic Sea's phenomenal debut, Through Scenic Heights and Days Regrets , but when you're making music like this, I can see how it might take a while to build a second edifice.
Minding every Period
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 29, 2011
Minus the Bear with Rim Kasher at the Met

Minus the Bear with Rim Kasher at the Met

Minus the Bear's Omni (Dangerbird) starts off with a bit of the wild thing: "Turn off the lights and touch me in the dark/fade into...
By webteam  |  November 30, 2010
Minus the Bear at the Wilbur Theatre

Minus the Bear at the Wilbur Theatre

Not too long ago, Seattle indie-rockers Minus the Bear were best known for their ridiculous song titles (for example, the entire track listing of 2002’s...
By webteam  |  April 28, 2010


Stars aligned

The days are growing shorter, the magazines are (well, barely) getting larger and meatier, and the first batch of cider doughnuts is on the way real soon: all sure signs of autumn, as is the bountiful crop of prestigious concerts coming our way this se
Cult heroes and superstars dot the region's fall concert calendar
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 18, 2009

Triple threat

This Friday, October 24, at the Middle East upstairs, no fewer than three local rock bands will release brand-new CDs on the very same night — at the very same show.  
Local rock three-way not nearly as gross as it sounds
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 22, 2008


Music seen at 14 Winter St, May 10, 2008
By CHAD CHAMBERLAIN  |  May 14, 2008

Keep rotating

The album improves with every listen and is damn hard to get out of your player of choice.
Satellite Lot return with Sleepwalk in a Burning Building
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 28, 2007

Mind over mind

Loyal readers of this column know that when it comes to the local music scene, college is the best of times and the worst of times.
Jeff Beam’s solo debut passes Rock 101
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 24, 2007


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

Going on sale: August 3, 2007

Minus the Bear, Toris Amos, Josh Rouse, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 31, 2007

Grrrrab bag

Bear is the new wolf
Bear is the new wolf
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 01, 1900