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Thoroughly maudlin

It's not much of a feat for an amplified musician to show power, especially live. It's not so easy to show class at the same time.
Tindersticks live at Somerville Theatre, March 7, 2009
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 11, 2009

YOUR SATURDAY: Black Lips, Tindersticks, Click 5, Miss Fairchild

Vice-addled psych rock declares nuclear guerre on Cambridge. Rumors that they're a slouchy live won'...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 07, 2009

The National

The National’s new vessel turns out to be a pirate ship.
Boxer | Beggars Banquet
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 19, 2007

Faith and fury

‘If you’re depressed and listen to the blues, it doesn’t make you more depressed: it illuminates you, it lightens your load, it takes you places.’ Willard Grant Conspiracy, "Crush" (mp3)
Robert Fisher and his Willard Grant Conspiracy  
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 05, 2007

Boston music notes: December 15, 2006

CD-release parties can be pro forma affairs. Not Brian Gottesman's gig to celebrate his second solo disc, The Sound of Yes .
 Notes on Brian Gottesman and the Milling Gowns
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 12, 2006