New Music | 1, 2, 3 – When The Levee Broke At The County Fair

hat’s a good disaster ballad without a story of a ruined summer fair? I’m not really sure where I was going with that, but the newest single from Pittsburgh’s 1,2,3 is a ramshackle garagey tune about a disaster at the county fair, and well just imagine all that ruined funnel cake. “When the levee broke,” [...]

Giveaway | The Hold Steady + Deer Tick at House of Blues

hen a friend wants to give tickets away sometimes they come to us to find a good fan that would happily enjoy seeing one, or two of their favorite bands play a fantastic show. When we get that opportunity, we try to give it back to all of you. So please enter in this quick [...]

New Music | Matthew and the Atlas – To The North

eartbeats lead this stunning new song from UK’s Matthew and the Atlas. It is the first single off their upcoming full-length, Other Rivers, which is set to release in a couple of weeks. Matthew Hegarty’s vocals on this track totally make it, the quiver and vibrations increase the emotionality captured in this tune that I [...]

New Music | The Black Keys – Fever

band that needs absolutely no introduction, The Black Keys announced last week via Mike Tyson (yes that one) that they’d be releasing a new album, and a new single today. Well here we are, and we’ve got new tunes. The Black Keys’ new album, Turn Blue, will be released May 12 on Nonesuch Records. The [...]

New Music | The Donkeys – Scissor Me Cigs

alifornia may be a land of sunshine and it tends to influence music in such a way, but San Diego’s The Donkey’s seem to reverse the aesthetic with a more drowsy, dream-like state in their newest single “Scissor Me Cigs,” coming off their upcoming record, Ride The Black Wave. It’s an easy, rolling sound that [...]

Video | Nathaniel Rateliff – Still Trying

f you are looking for that slow morning song, the pensive solution to your work day problems, or any problems that matter, I suggest you check out Colorado’s Nathaniel Rateliff’s new single “Still Trying,” a song Rateliff tells “…about when you lay down at night and you tell yourself that tomorrow you’re going to be [...]

New Music | Lemaitre – High Tide

orway’s Lemaitre seems to be picking up a ton of momentum with their brand of indie-pop with tinges of disco and electronica have been sweeping up all over the place, and it’s landed in my lap with their recent cut, “High Tide”, a song I’ve been jamming out to quite a bit. “High Tide” has [...]

New Music | A.J. Ellis – Stand Up

eflecting on his past times as former frontman of the NYC band, 5 O’Clock Heroes, AJ Ellis, is branching out on his own and releasing his debut album next month. The first jam from the upcoming record is “Stand Up,” an irreverent jam with a carefree feel, about being independent and branching out, a tune [...]

Video | Bear Hands – Giants

‘ve been absolutely in love with Bear Hands’ new record, Distraction, and specifically this single, “Giants,” which the band gave a video treatment for. The flurry of images and erratic pace fits well with this tune, and it quickly begs the question, how many more times can I listen to this today?

Photos | Josh Ritter + Gregory Alan Isakov @ Somerville Theatre

Photos by Boston Concert Photography ast week, we were lucky enough to catch a very intimate night out with Josh Ritter & Gregory Alan Isakov, and although that sounds really sexy, it was just a great evening with some fantastic music half of which (Isakov) will be spending time with us at the Fort for [...]