Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Bluesboy // Deer Tick Love Keeps Kicking // Martha Old Black Magic // Josh Ritter Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, May 11th @ Wilbur Theatre Afterlife // William Fitzsimmons Lunch // Stella Donnelly Moonlight // Earthquake Lights Sisyphus // Andrew Bird Can’t Nobody Stop Us // Bhi Bhiman Black and Red // Reignwolf Love All Night (Work All Day) // Yola Shining // Skyway Man & Teddy and the Rough Riders
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Welcome to 2018. Our first mixtape is a doozy. The way this mixtape went, it’s going to be the year of female fronted band. I’m so so stoked on this mixtape and I hope you like it as much as I do. As always, let us know what we’ve missed (if anything), and please do enjoy.
Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Zombie // Langhorne Slim Los Ageless // St. Vincent Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, November 30 @ House of Blues Boston Auld Reekie Blues // Reverend and the Makers Johny Says Stay Cool // The Babe Rainbow Under Bridges (360 video) // John Moose Pick Yourself Up // Lunch Ladies Thunderbolt’s Goodnight // Josh Ritter
Press play With the summer winding down, we’re knee deep in great music. It seems the fall is going to bring excellent music. This month there are awesome tracks from some of our favorite artists like JD McPherson, The Lone Bellow, Iron & Wine, Wolf Parade, The Texas Gentlemen and so many more. It’s been a fun month, so check out the tunes, and let us know if we missed something.
Press Play! Summer is in full force, July has been a great month to us. We’ve got the reemergence of Wolf Parade!! new song from St. Vincent, records from Arcade Fire and Toro y Moi, and tons of stuff in between. There’s a little bit of everything in this mixtape, from the indie pop persuasion, to the folk contingent, even a pinch of hip hop. I Hope you dig our mix, and please as always let us know what songs should have been on the mix.
Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Showboat // Josh Ritter Someone // Anna of the North I’d Kill For Her // The Black Angels Valley Boy // Wolf Parade Pink Chateau // In The Valley Below History Walking // Amy O King Is Born // Aloe Blacc Living On Top // Brian Olive Upcoming Show: Saturday, August 12 @ The 5 Spot, Nashville
Ritter preaches us stories in the style of, “messianic oracular honky-tonk.” Upbeat rock, haunting songs of murderers, promiscuous teens, and sinners abound. It’s an adventurous, folk-rock album with a shiny veneer that hides behind it darker almost apocalyptic feelings with a humorous tone. Buy, Stream, Download now. * Reminds us of: Honky-tonk Paul Simon mixed with a traveling preacher (GASP!) * Add to queue: Getting Ready to Get Down, Cumberland, Where The Night Goes, Young Moses
Photos by Boston Concert Photography [L]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 Newport Folk Fest. Check out our photos from last week’s first of two nights, and get ready to see Isakov at Newport.
[T]onight is one going to be one hell of a show, it is the first night of two special nights with Josh Ritter and Gregory Alan Isakov. Last year, both Josh Ritter and Gregory Alan Isakov put out great records in The Beast in Its Tracks, and The Weatherman, respectively, and a special acoustic night at the Somerville theatre might just be the warmth we absolutely need as winter is refusing to leave the city of Boston. After the dissolution of his marriage, it seems as though Ritter had a ton of things to write, and The Beast in Its…