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#HotTakes | Week of 01.24.22

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Airport // Alex the Astronaut The Banks of the Miramichi // Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Just Around The Corner // JD McPherson Tides // Ashley Myles Runaway // Buffalo Rose Champion // Warpaint Better When We’re Close // Poolside & Brijean Black Hole // Ryan Bourne I Won’t Mention It Again // Donovan Woods Without Any Airs // Fruit Bats In A Mist // Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection Respirate // Pinegrove Pine Grove // Ian Noe Hey Me, Hey Mama // Sierra Ferrell Borne //…

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#HotTakes | Week of 12.06.21

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Merry Christmas Mary Jane // Katie Pruitt She’ll Change // Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway D4A // Ben Auld Heat Lightning // Mitski Wisdom Tooth // Wallice Holly, Carol, Candy & Joy // JD McPherson Conclusions // Haiku Hands Cold Rain // Sad Daddy “Bio18” (Tabla Version) // Rostam No Mistakes // Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Working On Love // Jamestown Revival

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.15.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Jeannie Becomes A Mom // Caroline Rose Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, November 3rd @ The Sinclair Sports // Viagra Boys All The Reaching Trims // Daniel Romano Your Nail And Your Hammer // Oh Pep! Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, March 15th @ Great Scott Can’t Fight the Feeling // Charles Bradley Freakin’ U Out // Antarctigo Vespucci Time (feat. Sufjan Stevens)” Live at Reservoir Studios // Angelo De Augustine Bloodshot Eyes // Helenor Hey Skinny Santa! // JD McPherson Where We Are // Curtis Harding…

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.02.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Jamestown Ferry // Charley Crockett Toughen Up // The Rural Alberta Advantage How It Feels // Ages and Ages FEAR & LOATHING // Noah Gundersen Denver Girls // Gill Landry LET’S GET OUT OF HERE WHILE WE’RE YOUNG // JD McPherson Acid Tongue (Jenny Lewis cover) // Kyle Craft

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Mixtape | August 2017

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.

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#HotTakes | Week of 08.07.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Lucky Penny // JD McPherson There’s No Leaving Now” (Feat. yMusic) // The Tallest Man on Earth If After All // Common Holly Dancing Devil // Small Leaks Sink Ships Make It Me // Max Gomez Silence Overgrown // Kane Strang John The Gun // Hiss Golden Messenger

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Photos + Review | JD McPherson + Dylan Pratt @ The Sinclair

Photos by Boston Concert Photography On Wednesday, March 4th us winter-weary Boston folks got a much needed southern heatwave in the form of JD McPherson and his band of rhythm and blues brothers. The jet stream pulled the rockabilly currents directly from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, right through the doors of the Sinclair, to create a hip-twisting tornado of guitar-fueled energy. McPherson shimmied and shook across the stage as though he had been possessed by Elvis himself, while Jimmy Sutton (upright bass), Jason Smay (drums), Ray Jacildo (keys), and Doug Corcoran (saxophone/guitar) kept the rock n’ roll storm swirling around the…


New Music | Nikki Lane & JD McPherson Band – How Insensitive


Oklahoma’s JD McPherson is readying the release of his sophomore album, Let The Good Times Roll, out February 10th on Rounder Records, and has just announced his US tour dates for February and March. To celebrate what will surely be a great start to the new year JD and his band performed a beautiful version of “How Insensitive” on the newest episode of “Time Well Spent With People Worth Knowing.” Featuring the incomparable vocals of Nashville musician Nikki Lane, the timeless jazz standard reaches new levels of heartbreak.

We are huge fans of JD McPherson and Nikki Lane so you can bet that we were super excited to be able to share this live recording with you all. Speaking of live, take a look at the the tour dates listed below and be sure to make it to the show when JD and his band hit your town. For us Bostonians we get to see them at the great Cambridge venue The Sinclair on March 4th. Be there!


New Music | JD McPherson – Bossy

A new tune from favorite, JD McPherson, would definitely perk my ears up a bit, and when I hit play, out shoots a driving, pounding, breathy blues roots track that I totally fell in love with. It’s got a raw, pure feeling to it, like it came out of his guitar on it’s own. It may be more of McPherson’s interpretation of blues-roots, but it feels more authentically his versus a retro-style. Either way, I’m in love, and it’s only whetting my appetite for more. Look for McPherson’s new record, Let the Good Times Roll, out in February on Rounder…