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Titus Andronicus played The Sinclair and My Bloody Valentine released an album (!)

Jersey punks Titus Andronicus made another visit to Boston last Sunday night for a sold-out Sinclair show. I’ve got photos with the review up at Allston Pudding. More shots here. This past weekend, shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine miraculously followed through on their long-promised new […]

2013 Live Music Preview

The opening weeks of the year are always something of a wasteland for live music and for my own creative energy, hence the radio silence around here for the past two weeks. Luckily though, things will be heating up soon enough with a set of […]

Zs are coming to town, and here’s why you should care

New York-based experimental rock/jazz trio Zs are currently on the road, and they’ll stop by Boston’s Studio Soto for a show on Wednesday night. Over the course of its decade-long existence, Zs has cycled through ten lineups with saxophonist and composer Sam Hillmer as the […]

New Mountain Goats record forthcoming

The ever-prolific John Darnielle announced today that The Mountain Goats’ new record, Transcendental Youth, would be released October 2nd on Merge Records. John discusses the origins of and inspiration behind the record here, and Consequence of Sound has the tracklist and the astoundingly great artwork. […]

Girls, Four Tet, Dirty Projectors + more in news today

I go to bed and wake to find that Girls have broken up. The lesson? Never sleep again, I guess. I should clarify that the San Francisco-based band has not officially ‘broken up,’ but with the departure of frontman/songwriter/vocalist Christopher Owens, that’s essentially all they […]

Swans, Why? announce tours with Boston stops

Noise-rock gods Swans will be releasing a gargantuan double CD/triple LP album entitled The Seer on August 28th. In support of it they will be touring Europe and the US from August through December, with a stop at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club on October 11th. […]

“How far does your road go? Oh no, you don’t know.”

Hey everyone. As you might have noticed, Everybody Talking has been rather sporadically updated in the past few months with pretty much nothing but show reviews. I’ll attribute this partially to my own laziness, but also to an unexpectedly high volume of non-music things happening […]

Should you go all the way to Brooklyn to see Sigur Rós?

Yeah, you probably should. The semi-legendary Icelandic post-rock band announced a short US tour today in support of their remarkably pronounceable new album, Valtari. These shows mark the band’s first live appearances since their ‘indefinite hiatus’ in 2008. The itinerary includes stops in Philadelphia, New […]

Wilco added to Newport Folk Festival lineup

The Newport Folk Festival, aka my non-Pitchfork summer festival venture, announced today the addition of a Friday night show featuring Blitzen Trapper, Megafaun and the mighty Wilco. Wilco will be on the road for much of the summer in continued support of last year’s excellent […]

Stream the new Spiritualized record!

I am unreasonably excited about the new Spiritualized album Sweet Heart Sweet Light, and you should be too! Stream the whole record over at NPR right now, over a week before its April 17th official release date. Also, don’t forget that Jason Pierce and company […]