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By JON GARELICK  |  October 15, 2010

New England product, 2008

It’s hard enough for bands to get any attention from their local public without some pesky election coming in and hogging the spotlight.
Vets and newbs vie for your vote
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 08, 2008

J.P. to the rescue!

This Tuesday, June 24, the musical mayor of JP, Rick Berlin, hosts a benefit for the victims of the earthquake in China.
The Milky Way reaches out to China
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 17, 2008

Boston music news: June 20, 2008

My, what a busy week! Especially if you want new CDs.
Notes on the 15th anniversary of Toad and more
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 17, 2008

Outer spaces

During the first half of 2004, Jeff Chasse would often go to the Midway near his home in Jamaica Plain to drink alone.
Jeff Chasse looks to the stars
By IAN SANDS  |  January 17, 2007

Motley crews

The history of Boston rock and roll begins with these immortal words: “Ding! Dong! Ding ding dong! Ka-ding dong, ding dong ding!”
A short history of Boston rock
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 15, 2006


Abbey loungers

White soul bands get a bad rap, and not just because a lot of them deliver bad rap.So why are the World’s Greatest Sinners an exception?
World’s Greatest Sinners and the Silver Lining
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 07, 2006

Drawn from life

Rick Berlin has written his share of “personal” songs of what he calls the “I love you/I lost you” type.
Rick Berlin’s coming attractions
By JON GARELICK  |  January 25, 2006

Bands to watch out for

Winter in Boston is like being grounded. Too many housebound nights, and we’re bored, stir-crazy, and filled with the overwhelming sense of injustice at being stuck in here while the whole world goes on out there.
Promising local releases in ’06
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  December 29, 2005