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Tegan & Sara set a new sound

If there were any question that confessional pop darlings Tegan and Sara were heading in a new direction with their forthcoming album, Heartthrob (Warner Bros), the upbeat new single "Closer" dispells these doubts.

By ANNIE ZALESKI  |  December 14, 2012

Tegan & Sara | Get Along

Trust me — I've searched, but I haven't found a more adorable band than Tegan & Sara: Canadian lesbian twins with squeaky-thin voices and ramshackle skills, banging out earnest pop epics with lyrics ripped straight from their diaries, delivering mor
Warner Bros. (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  November 25, 2011

Photos: Tegan and Sara + Mavis Staples + The Decemberists at Newport Folk Festival

Tegan and Sara, Mavis Staples, and The Decemberists perform at the  Newport Folk Festival  on July 30, 2011.
Quad Stage + Fort Stage | July 30, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  August 05, 2011
[newportfolk] Tegan and Sara played all the hits to superfan folk

[newportfolk] Tegan and Sara played all the hits to superfan folk

Considering its eclectic line-up, this year's Newport Folk Festival proves that in 2011, it's hard to define what is and is not part of "folk...
By Liz Pelly  |  July 31, 2011
NFF list

Newport Folk Festival expands its scope

Indeed much has changed since the historic and genre-defining Newport Folk Festival resumed in 1986 after a 15-year hiatus.
Plugged into 2011
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 29, 2011
bh goblin list

The Big Hurt: Getting serious about Tyler, the Creator

Odd Future's lyrics — particularly those of frontman Tyler, the Creator — aren't for the faint of heart.  
Word games
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 27, 2011

Lilith Fair at the Comcast Center

Lilith Fair at the Comcast Center

Gird your loins - music's annual estrogen fest is back. And this year's Lilith Fair is shaping up to be killer. The festival has walked...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  July 28, 2010

Together at last: Cat Power, Kelly Clarkson, Tegan and Sara, Carly Simon to play Boston Lilith Fair

We were praying for Rihanna + Loretta Lynn + The Gossip, but we'll take what they're giving: the Boston stop of the revamped Lilith Fair...
By Carly Carioli  |  May 04, 2010

Review: Tegan and Sara at the Orpheum

Considering that it was Valentine's Day eve and identical twins Tegan and Sara are currently the indie pop darlings of the gay world, one would expect to find a whole lot of grrrl power flowing at the Orpheum last Saturday night.
Tegan and Sara, live at the Orpheum, February 13, 2010
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  February 19, 2010

Photos: Tegan and Sara at the Orpheum

Photos of Tegan and Sara performing at the Orpheum
Tegan and Sara, live at the Orpheum Theatre, on February 13, 2010
By MARCUS GUTTENPLAN  |  February 19, 2010

Photos: Tegan and Sara at the Ames Hotel

Photos from Tegan and Sara's special live acoustic set at the Ames Hotel.
WFNX presents Tegan and Sara live at the Ames Hotel, February 13, 2010

Video premiere: Tegan and Sara acoustic session at Boston's Ames Hotel

Our sister station WFNX scored an exclusive living-room-style acoustic show with TEGAN AND SARA, who stopped by the Ames Hotel in Boston on Saturday before...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 16, 2010

A sister act

High-fives all around: together we made Tegan and Sara rule.
In addition to their bio, Tegan and Sara also have songs
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 12, 2010

Amanda Palmer snags Frances Bean Cobain, Andrew W.K., Weird Al, Tegan and Sara for Siamese-twin concept album

Hey, remember that new Amanda Palmer record we were telling you about? The one where her and her friend pretend to be a pair of...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 02, 2010

Tegan and Sara | Sainthood

Tegan and Sara have always been background music for staring wistfully out a coffeeshop window, in a strange city, alone, hung over and/or going on no sleep, wondering what the fuck went wrong.
Sire (2009)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 30, 2009

Off the record?

Pity the album. After a half-century of embarrassingly public body issues, our essential rock unit has not entered the new millennium looking very healthy. EPs are way more in vogue, MP3s have intangibility on their side, and 12-inches just sound imp
Ten albums to get . . . while we still have albums
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 18, 2009


Death Cab’s Chris Walla aims for the heart and the mind

Chris Walla knows he’s never going to make a Steely Dan album.
Solo shots
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 05, 2008

The year the music thrived

Bad times for the big guys have generally been good news for the rest of us.
National pop: 2007 in review
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 17, 2007

Sweet but short

Chalk it up to a pre-emptive hunger for gluttony.
Tegan and Sara at the Berklee Performance Center, November 21, 2007
By VICTORIA WELCH  |  December 09, 2007

Keep rotating

The album improves with every listen and is damn hard to get out of your player of choice.
Satellite Lot return with Sleepwalk in a Burning Building
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 28, 2007

Con artists: Tegan and Sara live in Boston

VIDEO: The duo hits First Act Guitar Studio
By BOSTON PHOENIX VIDEO  |  August 07, 2007


Sister act

There’s nothing conventional about Tegan and Sara.
The unconventional rise of Tegan and Sara
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  July 30, 2007

Boston music news, March 3, 2006

Punk hooligans the STREET DOGS are hard at work writing material for their third full-length album, Not Without a Purpose . . . Not Without a Fight !, which is due in late summer or early fall on their own Brass Tacks imprint.
Notes on Street Dogs, and the lineup for the kickoff of the Rock N Roll Rumble
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  March 01, 2006

Comic belief

Each week at a combination bar, video store, and comedy club in Lower Manhattan, comedians Eugene Mirman and Bobby Tisdale host "Invite Them Up."
Eugene Mirman’s DIY stand-up scene
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 13, 2006