The Brazen Youth open for flipturn with a warm and moving set

    The Brazen Youth November 6, 2022 at Paradise Rock Club On November 6th, The Brazen Youth performed for a young and enthusiastic crowd as the openers for the band flipturn. Energy was high; the venue was sold out. In spite of those cursed pillars that are always obstructing the view at Paradise Rock Club, the […]

    Fontaines D.C. wields raw chaos and passion at House of Blues

    Fontaines D.C. October 6, 2022 at House of Blues After having to postpone their April show in Boston, Fontaines D.C. came back to town on October 6th for the final show on this leg of their Skinty Fia tour. The Irish band initially had to cancel their spring show at the Paradise Rock Club due […]

    Del Water Gap’s self-titled debut is beautiful and frank

    Del Water Gap Del Water Gap Mom+Pop · October 8, 2021 Brooklyn-based songwriter S. Holden Jaffe has been releasing singles and EPs for years under the name Del Water Gap. With all of his previous releases, it’s easy to forget that his latest release, the eponymous Del Water Gap, is also the artist’s first full-length […]

    LLVX’s Eyes is an intense exploration of identity

    LLVX Eyes LLVX · September 24, 2021 With their sophomore release Eyes, LLVX takes a deeper dive into musical exploration and personal struggle. The New York/Boston-based artist has already demonstrated their music production prowess in the Ball EP, but Eyes, released September 24, takes LLVX’s discography to an entirely new standard. The album is painstakingly […]

    Q&A: Jesse Liam Gauthier discusses his love of music and performance

    Jesse Liam Gauthier is a professional singer/songwriter based in Rhode Island. His father, Jack Gauthier, is a Grammy-nominated music engineer. Together, the two musicians create a lively and communal atmosphere through their father-son harmonies. On tour in New England, they are also joined by drummer Michael DeQuattro, a Boston Conservatory alumnus. Catch the Jesse Liam […]

    Tōth’s ‘You and Me and Everything’ is a lovely kind of awkward

    Tōth You and Me and Everything Northern Spy · April 30, 2021 With the release of You and Me and Everything, Alex Toth, or Tōth, leans into his deliberately awkward style. Overall, the album has a borderline playful sound, with fun twists on vocal range, quirky instrumentation, and down-to-earth lyrics. The most effective songs on […]

    Fog Lake’s ‘Tragedy Reel’ is a poetic expression of nostalgia

    Fog Lake Tragedy Reel Orchid Tapes · April 23, 2021 Under the name Fog Lake, Aaron Powell has released a vast discography of nostalgic and sorrowful lo-fi music. With the latest Fog Lake release, Tragedy Reel, Powell continues to deliver songs that are distinctly melancholy and poetic. Although he sticks to his signature sound, he […]

    Flyte’s ‘This Is Really Going To Hurt’ really does hurt

    Flyte This Is Really Going To Hurt Island · April 9, 2021 After moving base from London to LA, Flyte have returned with an album that excels in portraying quiet heartbreak. This Is Really Going To Hurt puts much of its focus on the idea of the end of a long-term relationship. The depth of […]

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