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Guest lists 2011: Phoenix critics weigh in on the year in music

If there's a theme to our "Best of" lists this year, it's this: There is no fucking theme.
The jams, albums, and mixes that got our writers through 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 23, 2011

[awesome video alert] The Good Natured "Skeleton (at Perseverance Works)"


You know, there was nothing wrong with THE GOOD NATURED'S original music video for ace noir-pop tune "Skeleton" -- oh that hair, Sarah! -- but...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 18, 2011
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The Good Natured | Skeleton

The seven-song Skeleton EP is a combination of two previous import EPs, sounding already like an immediate best-of, compiling six Good Natured studio tracks and a (throwaway) remix.
Astralwerks (2011)
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 30, 2011
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Cool noise

Could this be the summer that the Internet finally gets music right?
Our DJ spins you a handpicked soundtrack to your summer
By LIZ PELLY  |  July 22, 2011
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The good, the bad, and the indie: Boston may have broken Austin at this year's SXSW

AUSTIN, TX — The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference hadn't even wrapped up its third day before local news outlets were already bitching about the rowdiest batch of spring-break hipsters Austin has seen in the event's 24-year history.
South by South Wasted
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 19, 2011

SXSW 2011 (Wednesday): Dom, the Good Natured, Seedy Seeds, Young Adults, Girlfriends at Boston Phoenix's First Contact party [video]


Most of us are still recovering from yesterday's epic "First Contact" party -- the Phoenix's first-ever Austin day show -- but here's some highlights, with...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 17, 2011


Teaming up with WFNX, Great Scott, and Pirate Promotion -- just to mess with Texas


It’s time to paint a giant spoked “B” in front of the “Austin” city-limits sign. Joining the massive influx of Boston peeps, bands, and music...
By Michael Marotta  |  March 10, 2011

One week until First Contact, Austin


Can you feel the magic in the air? We're one week away from the launch of our FIRST CONTACT series, a collabo collabo between the...
By Michael Marotta  |  March 09, 2011
Young Adults added to First Contact party

Young Adults added to First Contact party


Fuck yeah -- Allston punk trio YOUNG ADULTS, who launched their debut video just last week and anchored our Class of 2011 feature back in...
By Michael Marotta  |  March 08, 2011
Boston Phoenix announces Free Austin Day Party featuring DOM, Hooray for Earth, Eugene Mirman, Funeral Party, the Good Natured, and more

Boston Phoenix announces Free Austin Day Party featuring DOM, Hooray for Earth, Eugene Mirman, Funeral Party, the Good Natured, and more


We had so much fun at SXSW last year that we're going back again. And this time we're going even harder in the paint --...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 07, 2011