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Black Moth Super Rainbow | Cobra Juicy

Technology makes secrecy well-nigh impossible, so Black Moth Super Rainbow settle for employing it as a narrative device.
Rad Cult Records (2012)
By RYAN FOLEY  |  October 12, 2012
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What's F'n Next? Poliça

Poliça have come a long way in the past year. When they played the Paradise last September, the Minnesota act opened for Clap Your Hands Say Yeah — and it was one of their first shows ever.

By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 05, 2012
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Photos: Bob Mould + Cymbals Eat Guitars at Paradise Rock Club

Cymbals Eat Guitar + Bob Mould played Paradise Rock Club on Monday, September 10, 2012.
September 10, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 21, 2012
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Photos: Garbage at The Paradise Rock Club

Garbage played The Paradise Rock Club on Saturday, May 26, 2012.
Garbage | Paradise Rock Club | May 26, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  June 08, 2012
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The quiet side of A Place To Bury Strangers

When you are surrounded with those jagged barbs of sheer bloody noise for the first time, do you run for the hills or continue to stick your head in the acid bath? It only takes a few seconds of luxuriating in the stinging audio hailstorm that is A Plac
Sonic bids
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 30, 2012
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From Sun Volt to Guthrie with Jay Farrar

Putting together the New Multitudes project, singer-guitarist Jay Farrar had access to a treasure trove: thousands of lyrics from the Woody Guthrie Archives.
Multitudes of challenges
By NICK A. ZAINO III  |  March 16, 2012


Onwards to the Wall - Review

A Place to Bury Strangers | Onwards to the Wall

Onwards to the Wall clocks in at 16 minutes and 35 seconds, and it could shatter into smithereens at any moment.
Dead Oceans (2012)
By REYAN ALI  |  January 27, 2012
[live review + q&a] Blind Pilot @ The Paradise

[live review + q&a] Blind Pilot @ The Paradise


Uncharacteristically high temps aside, plaid shirts were out in force last night at the Paradise in honor of the arrival of Oregon folk-rock outfit BLIND...
By Cassandra Landry  |  November 09, 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...
By Nick A. Zaino III  |  October 19, 2011
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Dissecting the enveloping sound of Elbow

Like a husky boy after his second plate at the Thanksgiving table, Elbow's music has become pretty damn comfortable.  
Full bodied
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  September 23, 2011
[radio, live transmission] Peter Hook of Joy Division takes over WFNX 9/20 @ 7pm

[radio, live transmission] Peter Hook of Joy Division takes over WFNX 9/20 @ 7pm


It’s been a crazy few weeks for Joy Division/New Order bassist PETER HOOK. First New Order decides to reunite without him, the two parties trade...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 19, 2011


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Britpop timeline

AUGUST 1995 • Blur vs. Oasis — battling bands release singles on the same day. Blur's "Country House" outsells Oasis's "Roll With It" 274k to 216k; they finish Nos. 1 and 2 on UK chart.
From Suede crashing the party to a 2000 wake-up call
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 19, 2011
In the triumphant 6/17 issue: Best Music Poll victors, Oxy Morons, and Teflon Deval on a winning streak

In the triumphant 6/17 issue: Best Music Poll victors, Oxy Morons, and Teflon Deval on a winning streak


It's been one hell of week for Boston -- a Stanley cup victory, a parade that drew over a million people. So, too, has it...
By Kevin Sviokla  |  June 20, 2011

20 examples of Hooray For Earth's "True Loves" being compared to MGMT


So word on the interwebs is that the new HOORAY FOR EARTH album True Loves sounds like MGMT. Or it’s simply what Congratulations should have...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 13, 2011
Podcast:  Ben Gibbard and Fletcher from the Paradise Lounge

Podcast: Ben Gibbard and Fletcher from the Paradise Lounge


Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie took a few minutes to sip on Smart Waters and chat about "Codes and Keys" with Fletcher. DOWNLOAD:  Ben...
By FNXAdmin  |  June 06, 2011

[phlipcam video] Tyler, the Creator "Yonkers" + kids crash the stage @ Paradise Rock Club


We've already written enough on last night's OFWGKTA show at the 'Dise, as the Phoenix's Luke O'Neil lamented the current state of America's youth (now...
By Michael Marotta  |  May 13, 2011


[live review] OFWGKTA @ the Paradise + tweet recaps from Coralcola, Bad Rabbits, & Bodega Girls

[live review] OFWGKTA @ the Paradise + tweet recaps from Coralcola, Bad Rabbits, & Bodega Girls


I was trying to explain to a fellow “old person” just what it is about ODD FUTURE, aka OFWGKTA, the sprawling collective of ADHD-generation horror-core/skateboard...
By Luke ONeil  |  May 13, 2011

Odd Future/OFWGKTA @ the 'Dise May 12


Here's a friendly heads up -- SoCal horror-core sensations (haha) ODD FUTURE/OFWGKTA make their Boston debut at the Paradise Rock Club on Thursday, May 12....
By Michael Marotta  |  April 12, 2011

Indie rock thunderdome: Buffalo Tom + Mean Creek duke it out @ 04.08 the Paradise


BUFFALO TOM loves MEAN CREEK, Mean Creek loves Buffalo Tom, and we love them both even harder than their combined love for each other. Is...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 07, 2011
MP3 of the Week: Buffalo Tom "Guilty Girls"

MP3 of the Week: Buffalo Tom "Guilty Girls"


It’s November 17 of last year, and the Billy Ruane memorial party is slowly creeping towards midnight. Nearly five hours deep into a marathon of...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 10, 2011

Free Buffalo Tom EP


To hold us over until the March 8 release of new album Skins and their April 8 show at the Paradise Rock Club, BUFFALO TOM...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 04, 2011


Boston rock's 2010 in review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 24, 2010
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Boston Rock’s 2010 Year In Review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 17, 2010
Gang Of Four to release new 'Content,' hit the Paradise in February

Gang Of Four to release new 'Content,' hit the Paradise in February


With a fresh new album on the way and 1978 classic “Damaged Goods” still firmly entrenched in post-punk dance party playlists ‘round the good green...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 10, 2010

[live review] Guided By Voices @ the 'Dise


The neon sign blinked on: THE CLUB IS OPEN And with that, a visceral bellow of approbation went up from the the well-lubricated crowd packing...
By Mike Miliard  |  November 08, 2010

Tonight: Kingsley Flood rise to Paradise


Kingsley Flood "Quiet Quiet Ground" from Lunar Pictures LLC on Vimeo. It’s been a stellar run for Kingsley Flood since taking home “Best Local Roots”...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 26, 2010


May 27 | Greg Laswell at the Paradise

May 27 | Greg Laswell at the Paradise


Flash back to your college days: remember hanging at the campus coffee shop, sipping lattes and attempting small talk with last night’s mistake? In the...
By Scott Kearnan  |  May 17, 2010
Video, photos, review: Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells at the Paradise

Video, photos, review: Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells at the Paradise


10 MORE PHOTOS: Yeasayer + Sleigh Bells at the Paradise, May 3, 2010Drunk at Pitchfork’s Saturday-night South By Southwest showcase last March, I coaxed SLEIGH...
By P. Nick Curran  |  May 06, 2010
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Freelance Whales | Weathervanes

Puritanical indie types unsettled by how well Owl City’s “Fireflies” fits on the new Radio Disney Jams 12 should comfort themselves with the debut from this suitably fringe-dwelling New York combo.
Frenchkiss/Mom + Pop (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 23, 2010
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Photos: Florence and the Machine at the Paradise

Photos of Florence and the Machine performing at the Paradise on April 7, 2010
Florence and the Machine, live at the Paradise, on April 7, 2010
By LUCY SHERMAN  |  April 09, 2010