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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
| June 03, 2011
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.
| March 18, 2011
Mean Creek lead a rocking Allston block party
"Hey, it's my birthday, and I got too drunk," announced Mean Creek's Chris Keene midway through their set before a sizable and affable crowd Saturday at the Brighton Music Hall. "You may remember me from such hits as 'Fucking Up the First Song.' "
Out: Choose your own adventure
| February 04, 2011
Winter Boston music preview: Stacked bills
If 2010 was the year Boston re-acquainted itself with its local music scene, then 2k11 should be one big party, right?
Local gigs to break the ice
| December 31, 2010
MP3 of the Week: Taxpayer, "Droning Engines"
Getting 10 or 12 four-minute songs ready for pressing is like getting 10 or 12 four-year-olds ready for a party — it takes what feels...
| May 27, 2010
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...
| May 26, 2010
2009: The year in local pop
When I think back on 2009, I feel the same pleasant discomfort you get at the end of a John Hughes movie, when suddenly all the jocks and dorks and punks are good friends. This year, hardcore denizens of time-worn niches came out of hiding and acted al
The '09 mixtape
| December 25, 2009
MP3 of the Week: Taxpayer, "We Have Arrived"
1. Taxpayer, “We Have Arrived” (mp3) 2. Eli “Paperboy” Reed, “I’m Gonna Break Every Heart I Can” 3...
| March 12, 2009
Last year at this time, Taxpayer were up in New Hampshire in a backwoods cabin they'd locked themselves in for a long weekend.
Taxpayer do some sound planning
| March 10, 2009
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