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Out: Drinking, partying, and handing out Best Music Poll awards at Fourth Wall
Around midday last Wednesday, Fourth Wall Project on Brookline Ave was clean and sparkly.
| June 22, 2012
[boston music awards] Dropkick Murphys steal the scene at the 2011 BMAs, Viva Viva, Mean Creek, Moufy also honored
Viva Viva at last night's Boston Music Awards. Photo by Derek Kouyoumjian Punk’s not dead — it just wears a scally cap and a Joe...
| November 21, 2011
[live review] The Jayhawks recall their classic sound @ the Paradise
Mark Olson seemed a little anxious to get out under the lights at the Paradise Tuesday night. He walked out while the tech was still...
Nick A. Zaino III
| October 19, 2011
Review: Floating Rock
If summer brings an urge for spicy Asian food, this is a splendid place to get some, despite a few chili-pepper compromises.
Spicy Asian that rises above the rest
| July 29, 2011
Teaming up with WFNX, Great Scott, and Pirate Promotion -- just to mess with Texas
It’s time to paint a giant spoked “B” in front of the “Austin” city-limits sign. Joining the massive influx of Boston peeps, bands, and music...
| March 10, 2011
VIDEO: Arctic Monkeys at the House of Blues
Arctic Monkeys perform "My Propeller." See a gallery of Derek Kouyoumjian's live show photos hereJust five months after they last touched down on Boston, mop-topped...
| December 17, 2009
Review: Dashboard Confessional and New Found Glory at the Middle East Downstairs
Dashboard Confessional performs "Don't Wait." See a gallery of Jerome Eno's live show photos here. Chris Carrabba has a lot of feelings, and he doesn't...
| December 15, 2009
Brand New at House of Blues | November 17
Brand New plays "You Won't Know" at the House of Blues. Click here to see a full gallery of photos from the showI'd like to...
| November 20, 2009
VIDEO: Girls play Great Scott
Girls playing “Laura” live at Great Scott Allston got lucky Saturday night ... really lucky.
| November 09, 2009
VIDEO: Halloween Mash UP
Halloween at Resurrect, Bloodfeast, and EstateAt 11:30 pm on Halloween, we realized we never charged our camera. After nearly abandoning the night to a bottle...
| November 05, 2009
Say Anything at the House of Blues | October 30
Click here for the full Say Anything slideshow (photo by Jerome Eno)It's not entirely clear whether or not indie-punkers Say Anything named their band after...
| November 03, 2009
Insane Clown Posse at the Palladium
From WFNX: Begley Becomes A JuggaloConsidering that Chris Faraone has already plumbed the horrorcore depths in the Phoenix this week, and that the definitive case...
| October 28, 2009
Rock & Shock 2009: Misfits + Type O Negative at the Palladium
Misfits, "Saturday Night" So far, October has been a great month for me to live out my adolescent fantasies: In the span of one weekend,...
| October 23, 2009
The pains of being The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, at the Middle East in September 2009Bad luck for indie-pop band the Pains of Being Pure at Heart:...
| October 21, 2009
VIDEO: Maneuver at Middlesex
We’ve been to Gucci-splattered parties at packed clubs. We’ve been to themed ragers in renovated churches. But even at half capacity, no one's danced harder...
| October 19, 2009
VIDEO: HUMANWINE, Ketman, and What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? at TT's
HUMANWINE at TT's; click for live footage of Ketman and What Time Is It, Mr. Fox?An insufferably obnoxious buddy of mine snatched away my notebook...
| October 14, 2009
VIDEO: Throwed! at the Middle East Upstairs
VIDEO: P. Nick Curran and Addison Post at Throwed!Never did I think Wooderson from Dazed and Confused would be relevant to my life. “That's what...
| October 09, 2009
Briefly: Grizzly Bear last night
I know there's a lot of other things in the news right now that people would rather talk about -- moon bombing, Obama's prize, CB...
| October 09, 2009
The Mars Volta at the House of Blues | October 7
Not even a (minor) set malfunction could put a damper on the energy coursing through the House of Blues last night. Mid-set, one corner of...
| October 08, 2009
Ra Ra Riot at the Paradise
Ra Ra Riot is a little more ra ra than riotous, but that's part of their charm. The six-piece act resembles a group of young...
| October 06, 2009
Dueling Dinos: Dinosaur Jr., Night Two
Okay, so the photo is from Friday, but still. More photos here. On Saturday night, J Mascis and Co. took the stage with unassuming glory,...
| October 05, 2009
Dueling Dinos: Dinosaur Jr at the Middle East, Night One
The best compliment I can give the Dinosaur Jr. reunion is that I no longer find its greatness unusual. After almost five years, it's no...
| October 03, 2009
Recap and Video: Mayer Hawthorne, Buff 1, and Bad Rabbits at Great Scott
VIDEO: Mayer Hawthorne live at Great ScottI saw the immediate future of pop and hip-hop at Great Scott last night, and they go by the...
| September 30, 2009
KMFDM at the House of Blues, September 26
Photos by Nellie SweetA swarm of KMFDM fans in shin-swallowing boots, leather bondage kilts, and fishnets stream by as my friend Andy and I loiter...
| September 29, 2009
Julian Lage at Scullers | September 17
Photo by Michael Kurgansky I’m loath to review shows that I’ve written previews about -- after all, they put me the the position of either...
| September 21, 2009
A Hawk and a Hacksaw + Damon & Naomi at Cambridge YMCA Theater | September 18
As Hawk and a Hacksaw kicked into their first number at the YMCA Theater last Friday night, I thought, “So this is what the kids...
| September 21, 2009
OUT: Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Depreciation Guild, and Cymbals Eat Guitars live at the Middle East downstairs
More photos here and here. According to Pains of Being Pure at Heart keyboardist/singer Peggy Wang, one of her friends was letting the New York...
| September 10, 2009
Review: Arctic Monkeys at the Paradise
Photo: Lucy Sherman The Arctic Monkeys' manager had the right idea picking such an intimate venue for the band's Boston show on Wednesday - it's...
| August 07, 2009
PHAN MAIL: Dear Sir Paul
PHAN MAIL: Dear Paul McCartney, Dearest Macca, To Sir Paul, Hi Paul, It's me, Mary. You may remember me from the show last...
| August 06, 2009
OUT: Bomb the Music Industry at the Middle East
As of my experience Sunday afternoon at the Middle East, I now know exactly what it's like to be inside someone's mouth. As observed by...
| August 05, 2009
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