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The best is noise

One night last winter, Thurston Moore and Swedish sax kingpin Mats Gustafsson popped into the Middle East upstairs for an off-the-cuff performance together. The loose group arrangement — Bill Nace and Chris Corsano joined in at the last minute — made fo
Howard Stelzer's tale of the tape
By MATT PARISH  |  August 14, 2009

Assault and batteries

After a brief stint in Pittsburgh, guitarist and electronic musician GEOFF MULLEN is back in his native Rhode Island, and the New England music scene is so much the better for it.
Geoff Mullen plugs in; Lord & Karlheinz freak out
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 20, 2009

Unsettling business

Kevin Frenette’s playing is warm yet cerebral, and his music lies in the middleground between avant jazz and free improvisation.  
Kevin Frenette and Ricardo Donoso sound off
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 16, 2008

Disc drive

Over the past year and a half, Semata Productions’ Coup d’Etat music series has become one of the go-to venues for new and unusual music in Boston.
Semata Productions goes on record
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  August 26, 2008


Thomas Gallagher and André Obin stepped into the breach.

Matters & Dunaway, and a noisy night at the Piano Craft Guild

By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  March 18, 2008