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Class of 2012

If 2012 truly represents the End Times, then it's best to go out with a sonic bang.
A dozen fresh faces on Boston's music scene
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  January 06, 2012

Class of 2012: Leisure performing "Green Light" @ the Doorway in Cambridge

Here's a sneak peak at Class of 2012 darlings LEISURE performing their single "Green Light" at the Doorway in Porter Square, Cambridge. The trio's second-floor...
By Michael Marotta  |  January 05, 2012
Class of 2012: Fresh new sounds of Boston

Class of 2012: Fresh new sounds of Boston

 Welcome to the sounds of CLASS OF 2012. Last night we unveiled the soundtrack to our annual Best New Boston Bands feature, a 12-track compilation...
By Michael Marotta  |  January 04, 2012

Visualizing the experimental sound of Leisure

A few days before Halloween, Cambridge pop trio Leisure released the YouTube video for "Green Light," their new 7-inch single off San Francisco indie label Crash Symbols.
Green Light go pop
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  November 18, 2011

Crown Jewel

My neighborhood buddies and I have a friendly Texas Hold 'Em poker game. We've played four times coming into last weekend; of those games my neighbor, Jewel Rechsteiner, the pride of Lubbock, Texas, has won three. She dominates.
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  September 10, 2010