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Pretty & Nice, same as they ever were

It has been four years since Pretty & Nice released their standout full-length, Get Young , but they are quick to reassure us that their motives have changed little.
Cellars by Starlight
By PERRY EATON  |  November 02, 2012

Local pop records to look for this autumn

The four quick cuts on the Boston quartet Pretty & Nice's Us You All We embody what guitarist Holden Lewis calls an endless-summer mentality. "I think our songs got happier," he says.
Elbows and knees
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 21, 2012

Boston rocks an Austin gang once again

Fitting for a region of colleges, it's hard to imagine any city having a greater fraternity of bands down at SXSW than our very own Boston.
Masshole heaven
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 23, 2012

Photos: Age Rings + Taxpayer + Pretty & Nice at Middle East Downstairs

Age Rings, Taxpayer, and Pretty & Nice perform live at Middle East Downstairs on May 21, 2011.
Middle East Downstairs | May 21, 2011
By KEN MARCOU  |  June 03, 2011
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Out: Never mind the rapture, here's Pretty & Nice

There's a sense of calculated jubilation in Pretty & Nice's frantic brand of caffeinated pop, one that's a bit paranoid, a bit euphoric, and always on the verge of spinning out of control.  
Without Judgment
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  May 27, 2011
The Bynars

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


Pretty and Nice steal the show in Cambridge

It's gotta be sweet to see the front-row girl with faded dyed-pink hair and X's on her hand turn to her friend with a definite "fuck yeah!" expression and shout, "This band is awesome!"
Ampersand rock
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  December 17, 2010

Pretty & Nice: A Tour Diary

On the road from Oregon to Boston with New England's newest Sub Pop signees  
By JEREMY MENDICINO  |  September 04, 2008