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Katie Crutchfield's travels

Waxahatchee's American Weekend was my favorite record of 2012, an 11-song collection of downcast acoustic-guitar ballads laced with raw, pointed poetry, home-recorded over a week at Katie Crutchfield's childhood home in Birmingham, Alabama.

By LIZ PELLY  |  February 01, 2013
Passion Pit: Gossamer

Passion Pit | Gossamer

It's now been more than three years since Cambridge-bred Passion Pit birthed debut Manners to critical acclaim, a wait largely the result of a two-year world-touring schedule.
Columbia (2012)
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 20, 2012

Aloud-er than bombs

"All my possessions are fucking gone," says Aloud guitarist/vocalist Jen de la Osa after the band's September 23 Exile album-release party at Church.
The Exile era gets kickstarted with a party in the Fens
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  October 01, 2010