Super Furry Animals played The Sinclair – 7/24

July 27, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

superfurryanimals-1Welsh psychedelic-pop heroes Super Furry Animals stopped by Cambridge’s Sinclair on Sunday for the final night of a short North American tour. Read the rest of this entry →

Neptune and Action Beat played The Record Company – 7/22

July 25, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

Neptune at The Record Company - Boston, MA

Boston’s long-running sonic experimentalists Neptune teamed up with U.K. punk collective Action Beat for a killer show at The Record Company on Friday night.

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E and Wussy played Middle East Upstairs – 7/13

July 20, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

e+wussy-1Before I jetted off to Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival this past weekend (photos of which are here, here and here), I swung by the Middle East last Wednesday night for a great double bill with Cincinnati indie rockers Wussy and Boston underground supergroup E.  Read the rest of this entry →

Boston Calling’s City Hall Plaza finale – 5/27-29

July 11, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

bostoncalling-129Following the recent announcement of its Allston relocation for next year, Boston Calling offered its final outing at City Hall in late May with sets from Sia, Robyn, Sufjan Stevens, Haim, Janelle Monae and many more.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dyr Faser and Insect Factory played Industry Lab – 6/29

July 8, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

dyrfaser-1-2Boston Hassle’s POOL series, a self-described “experimental electronic night,” brought the final date of a co-headlining tour by locals Dyr Faser and Maryland’s Insect Factory to Cambridge’s Industry Lab last Wednesday.  Read the rest of this entry →

Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Bitchin Bajas played The Sinclair – 6/22

July 7, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

bpb-1Last month, eccentric singer/songwriter Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Chicago drone outfit Bitchin Bajas brought their collaborative tour to Cambridge’s Sinclair.  Read the rest of this entry →

FLAG played The Sinclair – 6/26

July 1, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

flag-1The less official but more legitimate of the two reformed Black Flags headlined a show at The Sinclair last weekend with support from Baltimore’s War on Women and Ontario’s The Dirty Nil.  Read the rest of this entry →

Modern Baseball played House of Blues – 6/23

June 30, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

modernbaseball-1Emo revival luminaries Modern Baseball headlined a massive show at House of Blues last week, with support from California’s Joyce Manor and their Philly neighbors Thin Lips.  Read the rest of this entry →

Pere Ubu played The Sinclair – 6/27

June 29, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

pereubu-1The current iteration of Cleveland avant-punk stalwarts Pere Ubu brought their “Coed Jail” tour to The Sinclair on Monday night with support from Ohio neighbors Obnox.  Read the rest of this entry →

The Cure played Agganis Arena – 6/16

June 28, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

thecure-18U.K. gothic/post-punk legends The Cure returned to Boston earlier this month for a sold-out show at Agganis – their first in town since 2008.

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