STAFF PICKS: Sets of the Semester

    Andy Shauf  // September 23, 2015 Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA Under a purple light, Andy Shauf sat center stage on a stool, legs crossed with only his guitar to accompany him. Allston’s Brighton Music Hall would be the sixth stop on a sporadic tour for the Canadian, which included supporting “dream pop” legends Low through […]

    Scenes from…Porches, Eskimeaux & Brittle Brian

    Porches w/ Eskimeaux & Brittle Brian afterhours @ Northeastern University // February, 11th Last Thursday our good homies and office mates, Green Line Records, hosted a show at the always disappointing & anger inducing, awkward safe haven known as Northeastern University’s afterhours. However, Green Line had a 3 part trick up their sleeve in order to doop the NU student […]

    Lit or Nah?: “UGH!” by The 1975

    The 1975 ­- UGH! After the release of their slightly underwhelming first single, Love Me, off their oddly titled album I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, the drop of their second single, UGH!, is instilling confidence in the fans of British band The 1975 once […]

    Q&A with Gracie and Rachel – Jan. 23rd

    On January 23, our Program Director, Kenny DuMez, got the chance to sit down for a quick chat with Gracie and Rachel after opening for songwriter Julien Baker at Breklee’s Red Room in Boston. Gracie and Rachel have cemented themselves into a unique area within pop music by combining orchestral elements with traditional pop songwriting. Originally […]

    Julien Baker @ Red Room – Café 939

    Julien Baker @ Red Room – Café 939  // January 23, 2016 Coming off perhaps one of the most beautifully confessional albums of the past year, Julian Baker’s debut LP, Sprained Ankle, has established the young songwriter as a brutally honest voice for the emotionally despaired. Despite the fact that most of the album exists within […]

    Lit or Nah?: “Garden” by Hinds

    Hinds – Garden Madrid-based band, Hinds, has found it somewhat difficult to truly break into the American garage rock scene. However, the enchanting accents and rough guitar riffs featured on their new single, “Garden,” represent an authoritative step in that direction. “Garden” is the opening track off of their debut album, Leave Me Alone, and […]

    Oberhofer @ The Great Scott // Oct. 5th

    With an hour before midnight, Brooklyn based Oberhofer took to the dimly lit stage in front of the eager, tightly cramped crowd which we’ve come to expect from shows at the Great Scott. Donning a shirt with various safari prints and a leather jacket, Brad Oberhofer, lead singer, said nothing as a first chord rang […]

    Show Review: Nai Harvest @ Great Scott – 8.22.14

    Nai Harvest at The Great Scott It’s been a little over a week since Ben Thompson & Lew Currie, the lead singer and drummer of Nai Harvest, kindly helped WRBB get into the Great Scott in Allston, MA for their sold out show with Dads and Tiny Moving Parts. This would be the 10th show […]

    “Buttercups” by Nai Harvest

    photo from The boys from Nai Harvest, the UK-based indie duo of Ben Thompson & Lew Currie, were nice enough to share their latest tune off Flower a 12″ split with label mates Playlounge. Since the release of their debut full length Whatever back in March of 2013, NH has gone under quite the […]

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