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Thalia Zedek emerges once again
Like the cool air and diffuse light surrounding the desolate, ramshackle boardwalk pictured on the cover of her new record, Via (Thrill Jockey), something dark looms in Thalia Zedek's music.
| March 01, 2013
Tribute: Friends remember Billy Ruane
Billy Ruane died on a Tuesday night.
The heart of Boston rock
| November 12, 2010
Come hither: Thalia Zedek and company reunite
"I had already pretty much been around the block at the time," says Thalia Zedek.
Call it a Comeback
| September 24, 2010
Photos: Scenes from Girls Rock Camp 2010
On the scene at Girls Rock Camp, helmed by such Boston-music-scene figures as Mary Lou Lord, Thalia Zedek, and Hilken Mancini
Where "everything is music," and nothing — not even Journey — is uncool
| August 13, 2010
Punk Rock Girls
"What kind of music do you like?" Haley Thompson-King asks the Rock Camp girls.
At this all-female day camp run by Boston rock royalty, nothing is uncool
| August 13, 2010
Girls Rock Camp Boston Benefit Concert at T.T. the Bear's
Help foster the next generation of Debbie Harrys and Kim Gordons by attending the Girls Rock Camp Boston Benefit Concert, with sets by Aerochix, Lady...
| July 21, 2010
Ellen Degeneres, pop mogul? Launches new label named after Come album, signs 12-year-old Grayson Chance
Well, no, we don't actually know whether ELLEN DEGENERES consciously named her new record label after Come's 1992 breakthrough Eleven: Eleven, but it would be...
| May 26, 2010
It was no surprise to find Chris Brokaw in Hawaii last week, just two Saturdays before he’s due back in Cambridge to pull a double shift upstairs at the Middle East.
Chris Brokaw is booked solid
| July 07, 2008
There was a time when it was easy to hate Geoff Farina. Well, maybe hate is too strong a word.
Geoff Farina’s new Glorytellers
| May 19, 2008
Oddballs and noisemakers
Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
| May 07, 2008
Thalia Zedek is hunched over a pint at the Cambridge Brewing Company, looking a bit like a grizzled veteran of some sort of mythical rock-and-roll war.
Thalia continues to move beyond Come
| April 29, 2008
Wired for sound
Spring may bring with it a surplus of sneezing fits, muddy puddles, and questionable tank-top choices, but it also packs a bevy of new releases.
Spring Arts Preview: The Boston scene gets ready to bust out
| March 10, 2008
Ben Chasny, the creative force behind Six Organs of Admittance, has been tarred as “avant-folk,” but this guitarist is not so easily pigeonholed.
The blue side of Six Organs of Admittance
| January 22, 2008
Reflect on a band like Victory at Sea and the ocean metaphors roll in.
The wide wake of Victory at Sea
| January 03, 2008
“You remember what happened — I threw a fuckin’ party that got too fuckin’ big.”
The Middle East Celebrates 20
| November 13, 2007
Celebrating the blues
The seed of a new festival in Providence has begun to germinate, thanks to Mark Millof.
Plus, new discs from Becky Chace and Mary Ann Rossoni
| October 09, 2007
Boston music news: September 21, 2007
For the better part of a decade,Chris Brokaw was best known as Thalia Zedek’s guitar foil in the local band Come.
Notes on Chris Brokaw and Session Americana
| September 18, 2007
If Hilken Mancini’s ego were bigger, her new album would be billed as the career breakthrough.
Shepherdess puts Hilken Mancini in the lead
| September 10, 2007
Boston music news: June 29, 2007
Call your band the Big Disappointments and you win both ways.
Notes on the Big Disappointments and a new booker at the Middle East
| June 25, 2007
Spinning the local music CD lazy susan has turned up some pretty cool surprises.
Baylies Band, Lucky 57, Fred Kendall Abong, and more
| March 27, 2007
The Big Disappointments are an important local band for two reasons. One, they kill live. Two, their bassist is arguably the most famous spectator in the last decade of Boston live music. Big Disappointments, "Chemicals" (mp3)
Tall Guy is in a (really good) band!
| October 12, 2006
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