show reviews.

Snowmine Interview + Show Review @ Great Scott 9/16

The term ‘independent’ or ‘indie’ is a word thrown around these days in a musical context that can have many implications. It is frequently employed as an adjective (much to my chagrin) to blanket a genre of perhaps less-produced and non-traditional sounding artists, a categorization of artist that is either unsigned or signed to a […]

Trioscapes Show Review (05/12)

An eclectic crowd filled Allston’s Great Scott on Monday evening for jazz-fusion trio Trioscapes’ first set in Boston since the fall of 2012. Preceding the trio’s set were local prog rockers Protean Collective, whose heavy-hitting riffs and unapologetic bass grooves demanded the room’s attention. Guitarist Steph Goyer’s sweeping runs served as both a much-needed melodic […]

Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band Show Review (11/24)

This past sunday I had the distinct pleasure of seeing Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band at the intimate Brighton Music Hall for the last stop of his fall tour, and it was a goddamn treat. Kevin Devine is the antithesis of the self-pleasing, hedonistic rock star portrayed on the covers of magazines and billboard […]

Young the Giant Show Review (11/14)

With the days leading up to it being brutally cold, Young The Giant’s intimate Cafe 939 performance this past Thursday night was just what the Boston community needed to warm up and get out of the house. Frontman Sameer Gadhia noted midway through the set that upon arriving in the city on Wednesday, the only […]

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