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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
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 31, 2010

[live video & review] No Age @ the Middle East

To the teenagers rocking the front of the No Age show on Tuesday: sorry if I punched/elbowed/kneed you in the face/shoulder/body. I realize I’m between...
By P. Nick Curran  |  November 18, 2010

Homegrown II: Shea's stadium

All too often, our music scene is referred to in the past tense.
Uniting 53 bands under one roof
By NOLAN GAWRON  |  October 15, 2010

Review: Needy Visions | Needy Visions

The Needy Visions are all about fun, and goddamn do I wish I had their latest homonymous release at the beginning of summer.
Bodies of Water Arts & Crafts/Motorcycle Face (2010)
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  September 17, 2010
Cave and Needy Visions at Temple Sound and Stage

Cave and Needy Visions at Temple Sound and Stage

Bodies of Water Shows is throwing another big JP show, this time with Chicago electro-psych outfit Cave, the trippy and weird Prince Rama, and local...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 04, 2010
Artbeat in Davis Square

Artbeat in Davis Square

The Somerville Arts Council has booked a ton of great acts for this year's Artbeat. On Friday, check out Jef Czekaj of Big Digits, Walter...
By webteam  |  July 14, 2010


Photos: Best Music Week at Downtown Crossing, Night One

"Psych Night" with Needy Visions, Hands and Knees, and Thick Shakes at Downtown Crossing
"Psych Night" with Needy Visions, Hands and Knees, and Thick Shakes at Downtown Crossing | June 9, 2010
By SCOTT M. LACEY  |  June 11, 2010

BEST MUSIC WEEK: Needy Visions, Hands and Knees, Thick Shakes free show 5 pm Downtown Crossing

It's been a rough year for local-music dinosaurs. The ever-irrelevant Boston Music Awards locked out the public and fulfilled their mission of becoming an event...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 08, 2010

Connecting the dots

Nearly a year has gone by in the city of eternal youth turnover and ageless scenesters — and has anything really changed?
In the local scene, anything goes
By MATT PARISH  |  June 05, 2010
drug rug list

Going steady

Whenever Drug Rug come up in the press (which is happening more and more lately), writers seem to find it hard to separate the band from the relationship between founding members Sarah Cronin and Tommy Allen. Cronin and Allen are not crazy about this.
This just in: Drug Rug are insanely good
By RYAN STEWART  |  August 07, 2009
Rare Frequencies: Get schooled

Rare Frequencies: Get schooled

Photo by Michael Krigsman; more photos here. ASTER AWEKE mixes traditional Ethiopian vocal techniqu...
By Susanna Bolle  |  March 30, 2009

Hey Hey, the gang's all here: Whitehaus Blastfest 2009

About five hours into the show Friday night at the Cambridge YMCA, MC and resident Whitehaus scribe Brian S. Ellis once again climbs on stage...
By Matt Parish  |  March 18, 2009