Tracy Bonham

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Tracy Bonham at the Venue

One of a few nearly-forgotten artists (like Jill Solbule) finding a resurgence in self-distribution recently, Tracy Bonham, of mid-‘90s MTV staple "Mother Mother," brings some...
By webteam  |  August 04, 2010

Fast-breaking music

WFNX has always been a maverick radio station.
You heard it here first
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 01, 2008

Fallout joys

In his newly published The Sound of Our Town: A History of Boston Rock & Roll , Phoenix contributor Brett Milano explores the evolution of the local music scene.
When the Nirvana explosion rocked Boston
By BRETT MILANO  |  September 18, 2007

A Kind of homecoming

The scene: four chairs, four acoustic guitars, four semi-famous, sensitive singer-songwriters on a small stage in a room with a few dozen chairs.
Dave Gibbs returns to Boston with Low Stars
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 14, 2007

Motley crews

The history of Boston rock and roll begins with these immortal words: “Ding! Dong! Ding ding dong! Ka-ding dong, ding dong ding!”
A short history of Boston rock
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 15, 2006

Boston music news: September 8, 2006

Singer/violinist Tracy Bonham was a local favorite long before “Mother, Mother” hit the alt-rock charts in 1996, and she remained one even after her burst of fame dissipated and she resettled in LA.
Notes on Tracy Bonham and the Blue Man Group
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 05, 2006


If it ain’t broke . . .

For the past three years, the only real suspense in the local end of the Best Music Poll has been whether the Dresden Dolls or the Dropkick Murphys would win more categories.
The local ballot reflects a stable, vital scene
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 26, 2006