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Hot Takes | Week of 03.27.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. It Don’t Suit Me (Like Before) // John Moreland Pulled By The Weather // Valley Queen Thirteen Silver Dollars // Colter Wall Shine On Me // Dan Auerbach This Old Dog // Mac DeMarco The Money Gets Bigger // Trevor Sensor Enough // Winstons Sugar for the Pill // Slowdive You’ve Got A Woman (Lion Cover) // Whitney

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Photos | Alan Doyle + Donovan Woods @ The Sinclair

There aren’t many things that are guaranteed in today’s world, but having a good time at an Alan Doyle show is one thing you can count on. This past Thursday night, Mr. Doyle and The Beautiful Gypsies graced the stage of one of the best venues in the region when they took the stage at The Sinclair in the heart of Harvard Square. Opening with a solo and a toast, Alan proceeded to work his way through a set covering his solo material and a handful of classics (I think we can call the that now) from the Great Big…

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Hot Takes | Week of 03.20.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Talk Like That // The Weeks Good Drugs // The Whistles & The Bells GOLDEN LIGHT // Blonde Redhead Fantasy Island // The Shins Grow // Sóley Saturnz Barz // Gorillaz Luck Mansion Sessions // Aaron Lee Tasjan and Lilly Hiatt Hope The High Road // Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

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Show Preview | The Curtis Mayflower Record Release @ Atwood’s Tavern

Massachusetts’ very own purveyors of soulful blues, The Curtis Mayflower, will be rocking Atwood’s Tavern tonight and your mission, which you should choose to accept, is to get yourself over to Cambridge and join in on what is sure to be a good time. The show is a record release celebration for their fantastic sophomore studio album, Death Hoax, which has already been receiving a heap of praise from music lovers everywhere. They have been gathering new fans by the masses with their patented brand of high-octane, smack-you-in-the-face blues, and high-energy shows! Witness this sensory overload for yourselves tonight my friends when The…

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Photos & Review | Nikki Lane w/ Brent Cobb, Jonathan Tyler @ The Sinclair

On a chilly March night in Cambridge, Massachusetts a storm of good ol’ southern rock n’ roll, aptly named the “Stagecoach Spotlight Nikki Lane Highway Queen Tour,” blew into The Sinclair directly from the south bringing with it some of the most talented musicians that side of the Mason-Dixon line. The crowd was treated to three stellar acts, each bringing enough charm and style to light up the stage for a few hours and make us forget we were still in winter’s grasp. First up was Dallas, TX musician Jonathan Tyler. Armed with only a guitar he quickly got to work setting…

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New Music | First Aid Kit – You are the Problem Here

First Aid Kit is sharing a new single called “You Are The Problem Here” in honor of International Women’s Day. It’s a foray into a very different style for them, and explicitly condemns sexual assault. It’s a really powerful track, where you can feel the palpable sense of despair for the times we live in. In a culture where punishments seemingly don’t fit the crime, the final line of the song rings truer than ever.

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Hot Takes | Week of 02.27.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Misty // Caamp Tired As Fuck // The Staves Meticulous Bird // Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Knock Me Out // Vintage Trouble Champagne Corolla // Justin Townes Earle Stars // The Money War Oh So You’re Off I See // Kane Strang Can You Deal? // Bleached Blood Hunters // Andrew Combs

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