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#HotTakes | Week of 11.11.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Forgotten Kindness // Oginalii Nothin’ No More // The Minks Alien with a Sleep Mask On // Ratboys Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, May 5th @ Great Scott Violet Rain // Harpooner Everlasting Nothing // Beck Shaking // Hazel English Kickin Stereos // Sophie & the Broken Things Hotel Song // Diana DeMuth Piano Joint // Michael Kiwanuka Every Holiday // Mt. Joy Try Again // Andy Shauf Jas From Australia // Mo Troper

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Photos + Review | Liz Cooper and The Stampede + Harpooner @ Great Scott

Last Monday, February 25th us winter-weary Boston folks got a much needed southern heatwave in the form of a rocking whirlwind of a trio known as Liz Cooper & The Stampede. The jet stream pulled the psych-folk-soul currents directly from Nashville, Tennessee right through the doors of Great Scott, and created a raucous tornado of guitar-fueled energy that swept up folks eager for a good night of tunes. Cooper expertly controlled the stage with her guitar prowess, while Grant Prettyman, (bass), and Ryan Usher(drums) kept the rock n’ roll storm swirling around the jam-packed venue. Liz and the boys kicked…

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New Music | Harpooner – Carolines

The pounding drumline instantly brought me in on Harpooner’s newest single, “Carolines,” which hovers around the concept of racial inequality. The Nashville by way of Indiana band is about to release their debut, Rose Park, and I’m eating up this first single. The pounding indie-rock song features a fierce drumline from Josh Morrow that really insists that you stop and listen now. For balance, the pounding drums paired with strings from Diederik Van Wassener’s violin, which lends that perfect extra layer to sonic landscape, vox and math rock-y guitar from Scott Schmadeke, & Max Mullen on bass. It’s a song…

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