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[phlipcam video] Junior Boys @ the Middle East


I had some serious decision making to do last night as I encountered a severe overlap of two of my life's great passions: Ridiculously sultry...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  June 13, 2011

Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump concludes two-night stand at Great Scott, loves Mystery Roar


It's easy to hate on PATRICK STUMP. We speak from experience here, having been subjected not only to years of FALL OUT BOY but also...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 07, 2011
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Spring's starting line-up of new Boston rock

In the spirit of the fast-approaching baseball season, let's take a look at nine local rock shows that might offer the city more hits than Carl Crawford in April.  
Nine volts
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 18, 2011
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Mean Creek lead a rocking Allston block party

"Hey, it's my birthday, and I got too drunk," announced Mean Creek's Chris Keene midway through their set before a sizable and affable crowd Saturday at the Brighton Music Hall. "You may remember me from such hits as 'Fucking Up the First Song.' "
Out: Choose your own adventure
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  February 04, 2011

Boston rock's 2010 in review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 24, 2010
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Boston Rock’s 2010 Year In Review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 17, 2010


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Photos: Boston Music Awards 2010

The Liberty Hotel hosts the 2010 Boston Music Awards on December 5, 2010.
Boston Music Awards 2010 | Liberty Hotel | December 5, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMIJIAN  |  December 10, 2010

TV eyes: Mystery Roar news bulletin


No doubt in Thursday's Phoenix there will be more ink-stained attention on Friday's Mystery Roar mega-party at the Middle East downstairs, a Dopamine Records' dance-crazed...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 21, 2010

Review: Delorean + Mystery Roar at Great Scott | July 12, 2010


Follow my logic for a second: Spain defeated the Netherlands on Sunday 1-0 to win their first World Cup. Kind of a big deal. Delorean,...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  July 14, 2010
Delorean at Great Scott

Delorean at Great Scott


Photo: CHUS ANTON If there were a World Cup for dance music, Pitchfork darlings Delorean would easily make the final four, just like their Spanish...
By webteam  |  July 07, 2010
Letter from the Editor: Music Issue 2010

Letter from the Editor: Music Issue 2010


I was riding in the car today, stressed out and in a huff. There was no one particular issue that was upsetting me; I just...
By Erica Corsano  |  June 28, 2010


Men at T.T. the Bear's Place

Men at T.T. the Bear's Place


Truth Serum - the gender-bending home of Traniwreck and all-inclusive queer events - presents a special night of booty-shakin' music in Central Square headlined by...
By webteam  |  June 22, 2010
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Photos: Best Music Week, Night Three

"New Night" with Bearstronaut, Mystery Roar and Mean Creek, live at Revolution Rock Bar, June 10, 2010
"New Night" with Bearstronaut, Mystery Roar and Mean Creek, live at Revolution Rock Bar, June 10, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  June 11, 2010
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Disco stew

I’ve never been to a disco band’s practice space, but I figured it would involve lots of velvet, mirrors, and other visions borrowed from the foggy-lens films they used to show at roller rinks. Was that naive of me?
Mystery Roar are more than just four-on-the-floor
By MATT PARISH  |  April 23, 2010

New Mystery Roar video: "Mayhem"


Mayhem - Mystery Roar from Mystery Roar on Vimeo. So this insanely rad new video for Mystery Roar's "Mayhem" finds my favorite local smoove disco...
By webteam  |  April 12, 2010

Neon Indian snubs Together Festival for Jimmy Fallon


(CORRECTIONS: note that Neon Indian are plying Fallon, not Letterman, and that tomorrow night's replacement show is $6, unless you already bought a ticket, in...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 10, 2010


More mp3s from our "5 for '10" bands: Shark, Endless Wave, Black Kettle, and Quilt

More mp3s from our "5 for '10" bands: Shark, Endless Wave, Black Kettle, and Quilt


QuiltThis week in the fishwrap, you can read Brodeur's take on five local new-ish bands to keep an eye on. And that's all well and...
By Ryan Stewart  |  January 26, 2010
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5 for '10

I love baby bands, and I hope the ones I mention here don't mind my calling them that.
New locals to love right away
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 22, 2010
Mp3 of the Week: Hooray for Earth, "Surrounded By Your Friends"

Mp3 of the Week: Hooray for Earth, "Surrounded By Your Friends"


With a band like HOORAY FOR EARTH, who keep one foot in Cambridge and the other in NYC, it'd be very convenient to suggest their...
By Michael Brodeur  |  December 03, 2009
Freezepop 10th Anniversary Show

Freezepop 10th Anniversary Show


Freezepop sing a lot about the future, but their future is far from clear now that their founder, the Duke of Pannenkoeken, is leaving to...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 22, 2009
Free Mp3 of the Week: Mystery Roar

Free Mp3 of the Week: Mystery Roar


Attention! If you're an A&R scout poking around New England for the next Passion Pit, a/k/a the next-next MGMT: we're wrapping this up in a...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 10, 2009