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The Glorious Sons conquer a sold-out Sinclair

The Glorious Sons  January 19, 2019 at The Sinclair “Don’t just look at us and smile. Move, motherfucker!” exclaimed Brett Emmons, lead vocalist of Ontario rock group The Glorious Sons. The sold-out Sinclair lit up, ready for a night of anthemic sing-alongs. Fans raised foam-fingers in the shape of an ‘L’ – a sign that fans […]

A$AP Ferg hit some highs and lows at House of Blues

A$AP Ferg  December 19, 2019 at House of Blues Boston’s House of Blues was the 31st stop on A$AP Ferg’s lengthy Floor Seats Tour in support of his new EP of the same name. I arrived at the venue right as the first act started, so I rushed inside and found a spot in the […]

Turnover brings intimate, dreamy rock to The Sinclair

Turnover  December 11, 2019 at The Sinclair Turnover played a sold-out show at the Sinclair on December 11th as part of the tour for their new album Altogether, which was released in November. The tour was supported by Canadian indie-pop group Men I Trust and Brooklyn-based indie artist Renata Zeiguer.  The band, hailing from Virginia […]

Julia Jacklin bares her soul to a packed Somerville crowd

Julia Jacklin  November 9, 2019 at Somerville Theatre It’s a freezing Saturday night and the Somerville Theatre is packed. The smell of popcorn fills the air as people rustle the plastic bags. We settle comfortably in our seats, excitement peppering the room in chatter and the occasional laughter. When the lights go dark and the […]

Carriers, Duncan Fellows and Sun Seekers leave a surreal impact @ Great Scott

Duncan Fellows  November 21, 2019 at The Great Scott The crowd was in for a treat when a three-way alternative rock splash from bands Carriers, Duncan Fellows, and Sun Seekers shook the stage Thursday night.   Fresh out of Cincinnati, Ohio, Carriers ambled onstage first. The band’s dreamy, positive lyrics flooded the venue. Their smooth transitions […]

Ra Ra Riot @ The Sinclair

Ra Ra Riot  November 12, 2019 at The Sinclair Ra Ra Riot has been a consistently strong voice in the world of indie-rock,  part of the reason being a case of “right place, right time.” The group has continued to release uplifting and vibrant albums without ever hitting a slump, all in the Golden Age […]

HarborLights & Brutus prove their savagery @ ONCE

Brutus  November 12, 2019 at ONCE Ballroom The adrenaline was contagious as post-rock bands HarborLights  and Brutus swept the crowd away at the ONCE Ballroom Tuesday evening.  HarborLights opened the show, drawing in the crowd with their heavily distorted guitars, bass, fast-tempo drumming, and talent. A fight even broke out halfway through HarborLights’ set, as […]

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