Still Better Than The Beatles: A Tribute To The Shaggs / A Benefit for the Fremont, N.H. Historical Society & 250th Anniversary Committee
The Bell House
Friday, April 13
Better than: The Kraftwerk tribute.
YouTube recently declared a new Worst Band Ever. Whether or not the hapless outfit from ... More >>
Winnie JengWhen alt-epic crew Farewell Republic recorded their beaming, hazegazy debut, Burn The Boats, none of the members had reached the age of 23, but it sounds like they lived through the 1990s multiple times: Swirly Corgan guitars with none of the arena cheese, shoegaze pedal chains for ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Hey, don't take our word for it. Here's Steve Albini singing the praises of New York indie-snarl trio Grandfather in GQ of all places: "There was a band that came into the studio a while back called ... More >>
Mike Hadreas (on the right), telling it like it wasPerfume Genius
Tuesday, July 20
The solid 15 seconds of painful, awkward silence between when Mike Hadreas (a/k/a Perfume Genius) sits down and when he actually starts playing piano is your first warning that this is gonna be a n ... More >>
Friday, November 20
Baroness don't waste any fucking time. At precisely 11:37 p.m. on Friday night, the prog-thrash quartet stalked briskly onstage at the Bowery Ballroom in neat formation, wordlessly situated themselves, and without even a glance of acknowledgment toward ... More >>
Nina Persson got her start as the sultry lead vocalist for the shimmering guitar-pop Swedish band the Cardigans. In 2001, she broke out on her own and released a more minimalist, acoustic effort under the name A Camp--a band comprised of just her and her longtime friend, Swedish musician Niclas F ... More >>