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Cymbals Eat Guitars played Northeastern University – 3/18

Cymbals Eat Guitars played Northeastern University – 3/18

The good folks at Tastemakers Magazine put on another excellent show at Northeastern over the weekend, featuring ambitious Long Island rockers Cymbals Eat Guitars and Brooklyn psychedelic trio Sunflower Bean. 

Robyn Hitchcock played ONCE Ballroom – 3/3

Robyn Hitchcock played ONCE Ballroom – 3/3

U.K. troubadour Robyn Hitchcock brought his renowned solo acoustic show to Somerville’s ONCE Ballroom last Friday evening.

The Flaming Lips played House of Blues – 3/3

The Flaming Lips played House of Blues – 3/3

Indefatigable fearless freaks The Flaming Lips returned to Boston last Friday for a headlining slot at the House of Blues with LA experimental hip-hop trio Clipping. 

Pissed Jeans played ONCE Ballroom – 2/25

Pissed Jeans played ONCE Ballroom – 2/25

Allentown, PA’s mighty Pissed Jeans returned to Boston on Saturday night with support from locals Phantom Rides. 

Meat Wave played Great Scott – 2/15

Meat Wave played Great Scott – 2/15

Noisemakers of the Midwest and local variety – that’s Meat Wave and Sneeze, respectively – lit up last Wednesday’s snowy gloom at Great Scott.

Allison Crutchfield & The Fizz played Great Scott – 2/6

Allison Crutchfield & The Fizz played Great Scott – 2/6

Former Swearin’ co-leader Allison Crutchfield and her backing band The Fizz played a stacked bill at Great Scott last Tuesday with fellow Philadelphians Radiator Hospital and Pinkwash. 

Priests played Great Scott – 2/5

Priests played Great Scott – 2/5

D.C. punks Priests headlined Great Scott last Saturday in support of their excellent new record Nothing Feels Natural, with support from Baltimore’s Snail Mail and Boston’s Halfsour. 

Astronoid and Moon Tooth played Great Scott – 2/2

Astronoid and Moon Tooth played Great Scott – 2/2

A co-headlining tour featuring Boston’s own metal genre-benders Astronoid and Long Island’s Moon Tooth, along with openers InAeona, swept through Boston’s Great Scott last Thursday. 

Cloud Nothings and LVL UP played Paradise Rock Club – 1/31

Cloud Nothings and LVL UP played Paradise Rock Club – 1/31

Recent Sub Pop signees LVL UP and noisy Carpark-ers Cloud Nothings packed the Paradise last Tuesday night for a great double bill to close out the month. 

Frankie Cosmos played afterHours at Northeastern University – 1/26

Frankie Cosmos played afterHours at Northeastern University – 1/26

Singer/songwriter Greta Kline, better known as Frankie Cosmos, rounded out a remarkably strong week at my alma mater’s Starbucks performance space last Thursday with Western Mass. upstarts And The Kids.