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short take: Safe

Review: Safe

There actually is a safe in Boaz Yakin's Safe , but you have to wade through a lot of blood to get there, and then more after that.
A lot of blood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 04, 2012

Boston rock bands together for Crash Safely

If music can be a refuge for the open-minded, it should also be able to take the lead in changing entrenched attitudes.
Landing spot
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  September 16, 2011

The Russians | Crashing the Party

Boston songwriter/producer Scott Janovitz left us wondering what his next big move would be after Dragstrip Courage in the early 2000s. The answer is the Russians, a studio-riffic expression of Janovitz's musical fancies, skills, and resourcefulness.
Moontower Recordings (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 09, 2010

Review: Singularity

If you haven't played any shooters for the past few years, Singularity will blow your mind. If you have, you probably won't be impressed — "formulaic" doesn't begin to cover it. Still, in spite of copycatting its competitors, Singularity has its cha
Not so singular
By MADDY MYERS  |  July 09, 2010
Taxpayer EP-release party at Great Scott

Taxpayer EP-release party at Great Scott

After dropping one of the better local rock records of 2009 in Don't Steal My Night Vision (Lunch Records), Taxpayer are back with Photo, a...
By webteam  |  May 26, 2010

Review: Afghan Star

The Russians couldn't conquer Afghanistan, and to this point neither have the Americans, but it seems a televised singing-competition has.
Moving, chilling
By LANCE GOULD  |  July 31, 2009