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Boston rocks an Austin gang once again

Fitting for a region of colleges, it's hard to imagine any city having a greater fraternity of bands down at SXSW than our very own Boston.
Masshole heaven
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 23, 2012

Out: A Dark Horse at T.T. the Bear’s

"I made the right decision," says Night Fruit vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Amanda Dellevigne, referring to her 2011 relocation back to Boston, while scanning the crowd at T.T. the Bear's Place after playing a packed Tuesday-night show with fellow loca
At home in Cambridge with Night Fruit
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  January 20, 2012

[awesome video alert] You Can Be A Wesley "Giants"

"Giants" by You Can Be A Wesley from loroto on Vimeo. You can be a video? You bet you can! From the extended family circle...
By Michael Marotta  |  December 06, 2011
The Bynars

Spring's starting line-up of new Boston rock

In the spirit of the fast-approaching baseball season, let's take a look at nine local rock shows that might offer the city more hits than Carl Crawford in April.  
Nine volts
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 18, 2011

[music video] You Can Be A Wesley "Old In Florida"

So hey, how'd you spend your weekend? Apparently if you are in a band and were near Brighton, chances are you spent the day Saturday...
By Michael Marotta  |  December 20, 2010
MP3 of the Week: You Can Be A Wesley "Talking Science"

MP3 of the Week: You Can Be A Wesley "Talking Science"

 Although electronic music is all the rage, with more “-waves” than Cape Cod, Boston has always been a town built on noisy, fuzzy, deliberately sloppy...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 07, 2010


Fall Local Pop Preview: Changing scene

The best of the season's local pop and rock
The best of the season's local pop and rock
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 10, 2010

[phlipcam video] You Can Be A Wesley @ Great Scott

Go for the Bones, stay for the Wesley! Went over to Great Scott in Allston Rock City last night to catch a bit of groovy...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 26, 2010
Sean Bones at Great Scott

Sean Bones at Great Scott

Savor your last precious moments of summer with a laid-back, reggae-inflected set by Sean Bones, whose Frenchkiss Records debut, Rings, is effortlessly breezy, like a...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 18, 2010

VIDEO: Notes from Nateva

Portland's own Rustic Overtones and Isobell (video by RogerThat! Productions)First thing I noticed about the Nateva Festival in Maine this past weekend, before any of...
By P. Nick Curran  |  July 09, 2010
Hooray For Earth + Twin Shadow + You Can Be A Wesley

Hooray For Earth + Twin Shadow + You Can Be A Wesley

Before they embark on their summer tour with Florida's much-hyped Surfer Blood, the criminally underheard NYC-by-way-of-Boston band Hooray For Earth, always the gentlemen, will give...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010


Review: Vivian Girls at Great Scott

Could there be a more appropriate soundtrack to this past weekend's premature taste of spring than a Vivian Girls show?
A sliver of summer in Allston
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  March 12, 2010

OUT: You Can Be A Wesley at ArtBeat

Photos by Dave Barker Bursting out of the T station last Saturday, a kid in front of me stops dead in his tracks. “Whoa, whoa,...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 22, 2009
ArtBeat 2009

ArtBeat 2009

The theme of this year’s ArtBeat is “Somerville of the Future” — which means that for one weekend (July 17-18), Davis Square will be crawling...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 15, 2009
MP3 of the Week: You Can Be a Wesley, "Creatures"

MP3 of the Week: You Can Be a Wesley, "Creatures"

By Ryan Stewart  |  May 14, 2009

Review: You Can Be a Wesley and Now, Now Every Children

VIDEO: You Can Be a Wesley live at T. T. the Bear's PlaceIf May is the month in which you typically ...
By webteam  |  May 06, 2009