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Naomi's fave photogs, Age Rings, and Frankensteez: Your Weekly Globe Paywall Workaround

Naomi's fave photogs, Age Rings, and Frankensteez: Your Weekly Globe Paywall Workaround

Photograpy by Naomi Yang(New feature, which we may or may not remember to keep doing next week: the Globe arts section, as you may have...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 04, 2011
[awesome video alert] Frankensteez - "Skeleton Key" (Plus: "Mister Jason Has A Posse" Download and 12")

[awesome video alert] Frankensteez - "Skeleton Key" (Plus: "Mister Jason Has A Posse" Download and 12")

So I've ate, shit, and slept with Mister Jason's Frankensteez project for nearly six days now, and it's rewind-button-city-all-day. Despite having disappeared from the recording...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 27, 2011
photos at Best Music Poll awards party with Peter Wolf, Amanda Palmer and more

Photos: 2011 Best Music Poll awards party

June 15, 2011 | Brighton Music Hall, Allston
The first-ever Best Music Poll awards party came to life at Brighton Music Hall emceed by DJ Paul Foley with Bodega Girls as the house band and an all-start cast of Boston music heroes including Bill Janovitz, Peter Wolf and Amanda Palmer.
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 17, 2011

Best Boston Rap Albums of 2010

So I'm walking past the Jeanie Johnston in Jamaica Plain after the Boston Music Awards, and I see Slaine and his friend Ronnie hugging the bar and crushing rum and cokes.
Bustle and flow
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 24, 2010

52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010

New Video from Wasted Talent (Nabo Rawk + Paul Foley) - "Khed" (Yes - It's About Junkies on the Orange Line)

 A few months ago I wrote about Wasted Talent - the not-really-a-rap-group comprised of Nabo Rawk (of Porn Theatre Ushers notoriety) and DJ Paul Foley...
By admin  |  August 07, 2009

Michael Jackson Tribute Night at River Gods

Michael Jackson Tribute Night at River Gods

You may have loaded your playlist with everything from HIStory to the soundtrack to The Wiz. But you haven’t really mourned MJ unless you’ve done...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 15, 2009

Old gold

If everybody else can be a Toys "R" Us kid until he or she qualifies for discount coffee, why the hell should rappers have to grow up?
The Dunnas and Wasted Talent are in it for life
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 05, 2009

Hip-hop history

“The thing that’s most gratifying to me is that the artists themselves like it and respect it, ’cause I’m trying to tell their story,” says Brian Coleman.
Boston author to drop another canonical tome
By DAVID DAY  |  March 13, 2007


Boston may not be known as the capital of nightclubs, but in fact there’s weekly club action in every corner, with DJs and special guests galore even at clubs known best for live rock.
Seven days on the dance floor
By DAVID DAY  |  September 12, 2006

New old spots

In our transient town, hundreds of thousands of Bostonians turn over every four years, but the venues tend to remain the same.
The Alchemist, the Good Life, Hot Lunch, and Glory
By DAVID DAY  |  August 01, 2006


ID Check: Paul Foley

Maybe I should have taken Paul Foley up on his suggestion to meet in his Malden bathroom (“the only place I can really hang”) or “in a tub of oatmeal.”
Privately sweating DJ
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  February 02, 2006