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Check out this single and video from Worthington, MA’s folk-rock duo Indian Oven. The intense, unsettling track, titled “Diamond Ring,” features unique instrumentation, which is complemented by the hazy, dreamlike melancholy of the video. Continue reading
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Catch Boston’s The Shills playing with Friendly People and Canadian indie rockers Mother Mother at TT the Bear’s in Cambridge next Tuesday, July 2nd. While remaining pop at heart, The Shills pull influences from all over the musical spectrum, creating a unique and extremely catchy and memorable sound. There’s four albums and a single available on Bandcamp for both streaming and download, so there’s plenty of awesome music to bone up on before the show.
The Shills online
Mother Mother online
Also, check out this video for The Shills’ single “Move a Mountain.”
And a couple tracks that I’m particularly fond of: Continue reading
Here’s an recent article on one of my favorite local groups, written by Mike Walsh at the The Item:
Clinton’s Amanda Cote Takes Stage
Also, check out some of Mike’s additional photos from the show: Continue reading
Boston-based artist Alexa Renaud Clark’s “Coward” EP is brief, gentle, and striking. As Alexa writes, “It’s simple, an attempt to identify beauty in frailty, and in some way find self-forgiveness for self-involvement.”
Take fifteen minutes out of your day and give this one a listen, it’ll linger for much longer than that.
“Coward” is available for download on Alexa Renaud Clark’s bandcamp page.
Also, here is the video for “Rites,” the last track on the album. Continue reading
Here’s the June 20th show flyer for Night Mayor, the new project from Boston’s Dave Crespo and Cat Basile:
“Sounds like a cross between System of a Down and The XX.” – some guy who heard two songs
No tracks are available online yet, but with talent like this behind it, Night Mayor is bound to put on one hell of a show.
Signal boost for a friend of mine:
“Any Rock band out there want a track mixed for free? You will get some free press from the Cakewalk Software blog and an in depth article about the whole process.”
Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re a fan of literature and unique, lushly instrumented rock, there are four days left to donate to the Indiegogo campaign for Daniel hales, and the frost heaves. The group out of Franklin County is holding a presale to raise funds for recording and mixing their new album “Contrariwise: Songs From Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.” Continue reading