By Jennifer Usovicz We are super excited to announce that we are nominated for Best Music Blog at the Boston Music Awards! You can vote for the awards NOW here! Congrats to staff photographer (and homie) Ben Stas for getting nominated for Best Live Music Photographer for the 2015 Boston Music Awards! Ben Stas, aside […]
By Ben Stas Photos by Ben Stas Eight years removed from their 2005 reunion, sick cure the shock of Dinosaur Jr.’s original lineup reconvening as a full-time rock band has seemingly worn off. Whatever internal turmoil drove guitarist J Mascis and bassist Lou Barlow apart at the end of the 80s is long since old […]
By Ben Stas Photos by Ben Stas It wouldn’t be unreasonable to characterize Tuesday’s sold-out show at The Sinclair as a demonstration of the state of post-rock in 2013. The term, viagra which came into vogue in the late 90s to describe the slow build, view long-form, nurse largely instrumental music that bands like Mogwai, […]
Fiona Apple’s extended absence from the public eye between 2005’s Extraordinary Machine and last year’s The Idler Wheel… was nothing out of the ordinary for the beloved singer-songwriter. Her career, which now spans nearly two decades, has produced just four studio albums; a leisurely working pace to say the least…
Ty Segall is a beast. At 26 years old, an age that many people are still trying to justify as okay to live at home with their parents, Segall has released eight plus albums and even more EPs under the monikers Ty Segall, The Ty Segall Band, Epsilons, The Perverts, and collaborations with White Fence and Mikal Cronin….
By Rob Dornenburg Photos by Ben Stas Comeback tours are generally bullshit, a ploy for has-beens and American Idol C-listers to make a few bucks off of nostalgia and a former notoriety. They tend to be gross displays of ego and wholly undeserved. Veteran metal act Baroness, however, has earned its return to stage in spades. […]