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Photos: Give Up the Ghost at the Wonderland Ballroom
Give Up the Ghost/American Nightmare reunite for two gigs after almost eight years -- with their first show ravaging a hearty crowd at Revere's Wonderland Ballroom on December 29.
Give Up the Ghost | Wonderland Ballroom | December 29, 2011
| December 30, 2011
Looney Tunes' three decades of vinyl bliss
Among the faded LP sleeves crowding the Boylston-facing windows of Looney Tunes Records is a carefully hand-lettered sign written in black marker: "33 1/3 YEAR BIRTHDAY SALE. EVERY ITEM 33 1/3 % OFF LIST PRICE."
Right round baby right round
| December 09, 2011
Meet the Mayor: Armageddon Records
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. Armageddon RecordsCraig Silva Why pay for music...
| December 08, 2011
Catherine Opie and 'The Record' at the ICA
Catherine Opie first became known in the early '90s for blunt lesbian self-portraits and posed photos of the queer community.
Bearing witness and baring vinyl
| April 29, 2011
After the Fire
As long as the Scientologist did not steal my 2 Live Crew acetate, I was okay with her wearing my girlfriend's pajama pants.
Desert-island discs are fine for the beach. But when the house is burning down, you find out which records really matter.
| April 15, 2011
If you don't cringe, at least a little bit and maybe a lot, when you see Sean Duffy's Burn Out Sun (2003) — a sculptural starburst of crisscrossing LPs bearing the immortal Sun Records label — then you probably aren't much of a record fan.
| April 15, 2011
Podcast: Trevor Schoonmaker on The Record at the ICA 4-12-11
Trevor Schoonmaker, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum, talks about The Record, Contemporary Art and Vinyl, opening at the ICA 4/15. To learn...
| April 12, 2011
In an iPod world, Broadway goes vinyl
Dave Lifrieri, owner of Analog Underground on Broadway, was in the eighth grade listening to Beatles and Led Zeppelin on vinyl when the CD player — and the inevitable avalanche of remasters — made their full arrival.
| April 01, 2011
PODCAST: Finally my VCR is back in style [MP3]
Dust off that VCR grandma gave you in '82 and get ready for the VHS revival! Despite the 3D-IMAX-bells-and-whistles craze happening at your local 65...
| January 31, 2011
Photos: The Slutcracker 2010
The Slutcracker: A Burlesque takes its sexy Nutcracker makeover to the Somerville Theatre through December 24, 2010.
A burlesque take on The Nutcracker
| December 17, 2010
You have a better chance of hearing Taylor Swift songs banging out of Kanye’s tinted windows than you do of hearing either of their pop asses on the Good Life speakers during Fever.
Flavorheard, Frank White, and Mister Jason are Fever
| April 02, 2010
Hot Box experiment on themselves
We’ll get to Stolzenberg’s band in a minute; right now I’m engrossed in her PhD work at Boston College.
| March 23, 2009
Weirdo Records sets up shop
"I have a philosophy degree, which has really come in handy in my life," says Weirdo Records owner Angela Sawyer. "Especially when I'm sitting here watching some guy drool snot on a $50 record."
Against all odds
| January 20, 2009
Review: Appetite for Self-Destruction
Like any good murder mystery, Steve Knopper's Appetite for Self-Destruction keeps the tension high and the action swift as the search for a culprit drags on.
How the record industry killed itself
| January 13, 2009
Luke’s Record Exchange will spring back to life
When Luke T. Renchan announced in March that his landmark record shop, Luke’s Record Exchange in Pawtucket, was closing after 29 years in business, it was a sad and not very unsurprising story.
| October 29, 2008
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