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On the top floor of Ally Einbinder's house in Western Mass, back behind her Creamsicle-colored bedroom, is a tiny attic with low ceilings, lit by one pink lamp, with walls covered in Xeroxed, vintage punk posters.
| August 24, 2012
Jen Johnson finds her ground with Velah
Last year was many things for many people, but 2011 as a whole just wasn't much fun for former Static of the Gods vocalist/guitarist Jen Johnson.
Rhymes with Stella
| May 04, 2012
MP3 of the Week: Dirty Virgins "I Like You"
The artwork for DIRTY VIRGINS’ self-released Whiskey Dick EP is an eyecatcher. Not because of the pale, female, thonged ass yawning for attention (the “y”...
| November 03, 2011
The Vandelles ride a different kind of wave
If you were listening to the audio version of this interview, you might find yourself sifting through lots of reverb and the rumble of a passing motorcycle.
| October 07, 2011
[free download] The New Highway Hymnal, live @ WFNX; Deep Heaven Now content
Earlier this week we invited former Mp3 of the Week'ers and current new favorite band THE NEW HIGHWAY HYMNAL up to the WFNX studio to...
| August 05, 2011
[download] 28 Degrees Taurus release Satanic EP, prep for Deep Heaven Now IV this weekend
There's a devil inside Jinsen Liu, and for once we're not talking about Jagermeister. The 28 DEGREES TAURUS guitarist/vocalist, kickstarter of the DEEP HEAVEN NOW...
| August 02, 2011
[awesome video alert] Dead Cats Dead Rats "No Money No Honey"
It’s been an eventful week for DEAD CATS DEAD RATS – the most dangerous entertainers to emerge from North of Boston since John Cena. Last...
| June 22, 2011
Deep Heaven Now IV announced: Aug 5 + 6 in Union Square, Somerville
It’s baaaaaaack. DEEP HEAVEN NOW returns for a fourth installment this summer, taking over Union Square August 5 and 6 for two days across two...
| June 20, 2011
Deep Heaven Now 3 releases online compilation
Because compact discs are just so '90s, the brains behind the upcoming third installment of the DEEP HEAVEN NOW festival have released a 25-track compilation...
| March 29, 2011
The Week in Geek, 2.21.11 - 2.28.11: Assassins, Stephen Fry, and The Googlization of Everything
Welcome back, humans, for another episode of THE WEEK IN GEEK! You may have thought this so-called "President's Day" would stop us, but oh no....
| February 21, 2011
Deep Heaven Now II crashes Somerville
Yeah yeah, there's a hundred billion things going on this weekend, but there are just about a hundred billion bands playing the second Deep Heaven...
| November 12, 2010
Barn Owl | Ancestral Star
A quick heads-up to the folks at the Nature Channel or anyone working on one of those films about the formation of the Earth: this third LP from San Francisco instrumental duo Barn Owl has the type of glacially churning geological-genesis drone rock yo
Thrill Jockey (2010)
| November 05, 2010
Charms and Mission Creeps at P.A.'s Lounge
Local DIY label Floating Garbage Continent (home of Girlfriends, our Best Music Poll 2010 winner for Garage/Psych Act) is throwing a can't-miss garage-rock night headlined...
| August 31, 2010
The Loom at P.A.'s Lounge
Fans of the Arcade Fire, the National, and the Decemberists will dig the multi-instrumental chamber folk of Brooklyn's The Loom. Whether they're dark and brooding...
| August 25, 2010
Psych in, psych out
Philadelphia space-rock quartet Bardo Pond were barely into their headlining set at 1996's first-ever Deep Heaven festival when a group of older guys posing as cops stormed the Kingston Street recording-studio performance-space stairway armed with Maglit
Deep Heaven Now resurrects the ’90s festival
| August 06, 2010
MP3 of the Week: 28 Degrees Taurus 'Turn Me On'
Even in the past decade of ambitious musical mash-ups, disco and shoegaze were genres that rarely crossed paths. After all, it’s hard to dance to...
| August 05, 2010
The good news is that 30 new Drug Rug songs are alive and well in a stack of incubator demo tapes somewhere. It might be a while before they hit your speakers, however.
Drug Rug hit San Fran to record a new album
| July 30, 2010
Nobunny at P.A.'s Lounge
A half-naked man, a rabbit mask, and a cache of props that's included ball gags and knee pads - sound like the set-up to a...
| June 22, 2010
2nd Annual Deviled Egg Off!
Pity the humble, underappreciated hard-boiled egg no longer: the sulfurous but oh-so-delicious snack has its day with the “Second Annual Deviled Egg Off,” a culinary...
| June 09, 2010
Booty Advisory: Lost is over, but the night has just begun
Paul Oakenfold THURSDAY 05.20 | SOUNDSCAPE 2010.1 @ Caprice + UnderbarIf your definition of dancing is looser than other people's - say, "creating a synergistic...
| May 20, 2010
Johnny Cash Tribute Show at P.A.'s Lounge
The Nave — with some help from the folks of the “Band in Boston” podcast, Portland’s Space Gallery, and the Rhode Island School of Design...
| April 07, 2010
Boston Moustache-a-Thon Fundraiser Finale with Spirit Kid and the Needy Visions
Since February 15, 70 Bostonians have been growing out their facial hair in support of the local writing-oriented non-profit 826 Boston. In the face of...
| March 31, 2010
Old man riffer
Bluesman James "T-Model" Ford is a survivor, and has been for a very long time.
T-Model Ford turns 90 . . . or thereabouts
| February 26, 2010
T-Model Ford with Ten Foot Polecats at P.A.'s Lounge
T-Model Ford is the Energizer Bunny of hardcore Mississippi blues, a bloody-knuckled guitarist given to three-to-five-hour performances spiked with lusty remarks about women, drinking, and...
| February 17, 2010
MP3 of the Week: Thick Shakes, "Baby You're a Starfish"
Part motivational speech and part theme to your next car chase, this standout jam off the debut EP from the JP garbáge-rock trio THICK SHAKES...
| February 12, 2010
I Wore a Snuggie All Night and All I Got Was This Lousy Hangover
"Best Snuggie Pirate" contest at the Independent The otherwise frighteningly weird idea of a Snuggie pub crawl -- in which grown adults pay to traipse...
| February 01, 2010
5 for '10
I love baby bands, and I hope the ones I mention here don't mind my calling them that.
New locals to love right away
| January 22, 2010
2010 Rock Paper Scissors Competition
Back in the day, a simple "Rock, paper, scissors, shoot!" could determine everything from who had to take the dog out to who ruled the...
| January 20, 2010
The Milkman's Union
We were skeptical about the Bowdoin-based Milkman's Union after reading that they were created by Henry Jamison when he was in high school, and that...
| January 20, 2010
Pearl And The Beard + Ugly Purple Sweater
The Brooklyn-based Pearl And The Beard consist of Jocelyn Mackenzie, Emily Hope Price, and Jeremy Styles - all of whom can really sing, as their...
| January 06, 2010
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