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Photos: Sky Ferreira at the Fourth Wall Project
Sky Ferreira performs an acoustic show for WFNX at the Fourth Wall Project on November 27, 2012.
| November 30, 2012
Out: From the MFA to the Pavilion, Passion Pit return to Boston
When Passion Pit were conceived five years ago out of an Emerson College dorm, the result of a Valentine's Day gift of love songs Michael Angelakos crafted for his then-girlfriend, electro-pop really hadn't yet taken hold of popular alternative music.
| June 29, 2012
Photos: Passion Pit at the MFA
Passion Pit perform at the Museum of Fine Arts on June 22, 2012.
Acoustic session | June 22, 2012
| June 29, 2012
Photos: James Mercer of the Shins at the MFA
James Mercer of the Shins performs at a WFNX Acoustic session at the Museum of Fine Arts on January 26, 2012.
Hosted by WFNX | January 26, 2012
| February 03, 2012
Dr. Dog | Be the Void
With Be the Void , their sonically raw sixth album, these Philly psych-pop oddballs have pulled a fussy, self-conscious about-face, indulging in their weirdest ideas in years.
| February 03, 2012
Matt Shipman takes a Solitary Wander
Over Christmas, I found myself stuck in front of a PBS special that involved Celtic women and a whole lot of overblown syrupy nonsense.
Going it alone
| January 06, 2012
Photos: Fitz and the Tantrums at the House of Blues
Fitz and the Tantrums perform live at the House of Blues Foundation Room in an WFNX Acoustic Show, and later perform a full show on the House of Blues main stage; both shows took place on November 11, 2011.
House of Blues | November 11, 2011
| November 18, 2011
Photos: Frank Turner at the Museum of Fine Arts
Frank Turner performs live at the Museum of Fine Arts on November 2, 2011.
WFNX Acoustic Show | November 2, 2011
| November 11, 2011
Photos: The Wombats at the MFA
The Wombats perform live at a WFNX MFA session on October 20, 2011.
Hosted by WFNX | October 20, 2011
| October 21, 2011
The Mutineers move forward
Where Mockingbirds Roam , the Mutineers' 2005 debut, was an all-covers affair.
Drover and out
| September 30, 2011
Photos: Art Show with the Tower & the Fool at Johnny Cupcakes
Johnny Cupcakes hosts an art party featuring live acoustic performances from the Tower & the Fool and Kevin King, on August 26, 2011.
Johnny Cupcakes | August 26, 2011
| September 02, 2011
Photos: My Morning Jacket at the MFA
My Morning Jacket plays a WFNX acoustic session at the Museum of Fine Arts on August 14, 2011.
WFNX Acoustic Session | August 14, 2011
| August 19, 2011
Photos: Taking Back Sunday at the MFA
Taking Back Sunday performs at the Museum of Fine Arts for a WFNX Acoustic Session on July 20, 2011.
WFNX Acoustic Session | July 20, 2011
| July 29, 2011
EMA | Past Life Martyred Saints
This hasn't been a bad year for music, but there haven't been a lot of songs that hit in such a way that there's a physical need to hear them again — immediately. But Past Life Martyred Saints, the solo debut from former Gowns frontlady Erika M. Anderse
Souterrain Transmissions (2011)
| June 10, 2011
Rollin' with Oates
"The secret of a handclap is to only move one hand," John Oates said Friday, addressing a group of Berklee students. "If everyone is moving their hands, they'll never do it together."
The man behind the mustache
| April 22, 2011
Photos: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper performs at SXSW
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper performs live at the Swan Dive in Austin TX for SXSW on March 16, 2011.
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper | SXSW | Swan Dive, Austin TX | March 16, 2011
| March 18, 2011
Yes.Oui.Si shows DIY show-space potential
A new multimedia art space on Vancouver Street run by a trio of twentysomethings, Yes.Oui.Si has the feel of one of the mixed-media collages that decorate its walls.
Out: Affirmative art
| February 18, 2011
New discs by Skinny Millionaires and Suicide Bill & the Liquors
Our friends at 75or Less Records continue to crank out quality product, and February 2011 marks their fifth anniversary, as the Warren-based label founded by Six Star General bassist Mark "Slick" MacDougall approaches its 100th release.
| February 11, 2011
Iron & Wine | We Kiss Each Other Clean
Sam Beam, the bearded craftsman otherwise known as Iron & Wine, is the very personification of musical consistency.
Warner Bros. (2011)
| February 04, 2011
Photos: Cage the Elephant at the Ames Hotel
WFNX presents an acoustic session with Cafe the Elephant, live at the Ames Hotel, January 11, 2011.
WFNX Acoustic Session with Cafe the Elephant at the Ames Hotel, January 11, 2011
| January 28, 2011
The Molenes get dark and low-down
Roots music is a big tent. The Molenes have poked their noses into just about every corner of it over the course of their first two records, trying out everything from bluegrass to rockabilly and moving from ripping twanged-out guitar solos to more ref
Good and evil
| October 15, 2010
Stephen Brodsky | Here's to the Future
Stephen Brodsky's most recent solo effort remains something of a secret. Then again, not many folks have access to a tape player these days.
Hydra Head (2010)
| October 01, 2010
Photos: Courtney Love at Ames
Courtney Love plays her WFNX acoustic set at Ames hotel on June 23, 2010.
Courtney Love | Ames | June 23, 2010
| June 25, 2010
Photos: Broken Bells at Ames
Broken Bells, live at the WFNX Ames Acoustic Session, on June 4, 2010
Broken Bells, WFNX Ames Acoustic Session | June 4, 2010
| June 11, 2010
Metric live at The Hard Rock Cafe
Metric performed live at the Hard Rock Cafe, Boston, Friday, 11/20/09. Make sure you check out their cover of The Strokes "The End Has No...
| November 24, 2009
MuteMath live in The Sandbox!
Miracle on Tremont Street veterans MuteMath stopped by the studio to perform live. Hear their new song Backfire.
| November 13, 2009
The Temper Trap live in Studio 45
You may know them from the 500 Days of Summer soundtrack, or their recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel's show. Australian band The Temper Trap performed...
| October 29, 2009
Live in Studio 45: Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground stopped by Studio 45 to perform for The Sandbox on their way to their show tonight at Showcase Live in Foxborough with Jimmy's...
| September 29, 2009
Burrito, Pop Trash, Shanahan, MRTPQ, Jet, Ed and WTF
The Info Burrito, Pop Trash, Mark Shanahan, the Qdoba Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query, Australian rock band Jet, Ed Time At The Apollo and...
| July 13, 2009
Live In Studio 45: Matisyahu!
Matisyahu performed "One Day" and "King Without A Crown" live in Studio 45 for The Sandbox! One Day King Without A Crown
| July 10, 2009
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