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Rozwell Kid played Middle East Upstairs – 8/5

Rozwell Kid played Middle East Upstairs – 8/5

West Virginia upstarts Rozwell Kid headlined the very sold-out Middle East Up on Saturday night alongside Chris Farren, Great Grandpa and Leaner. 

Thurston Moore played The Sinclair – 7/20

Thurston Moore played The Sinclair – 7/20

Former Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore headlined Cambridge’s Sinclair last Thursday night in support of his latest full-length, Rock n Roll Consciousness. 

Thou played ONCE Ballroom – 6/30

Thou played ONCE Ballroom – 6/30

A towering bill headlined by Louisiana sludge metal masters Thou tore through Somerville’s ONCE on the last night of June. 

A Farewell to 135 Morrissey

A Farewell to 135 Morrissey

As you may have heard, my employer The Boston Globe recently relocated from its longtime home at 135 Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester to a shiny new headquarters on State Street downtown. On our final days at the old building, armed with rolls of expired Tri-X film […]

Major Stars and Feral Ohms played ZuZu – 6/19

Major Stars and Feral Ohms played ZuZu – 6/19

Locals Major Stars and Oakland’s Feral Ohms whipped up a heavy-psych firestorm at Cambridge’s ZuZu on a recent Monday night, with support from NYC’s Honey. 

Endless Boogie played Deep Thoughts – 6/3

Endless Boogie played Deep Thoughts – 6/3

New York City psych-jammers Endless Boogie gave a rare Boston performance on a recent Saturday night at Jamaica Plain’s Deep Thoughts, with support from locals Death Pesos and Steep Leans. 

Boston Calling 2017 – Sunday

Boston Calling 2017 – Sunday

The 2017 edition of Boston Calling wrapped up with sets from Tool, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Wolf Parade, Cage the Elephant, Converge and more. 

Boston Calling 2017 – Saturday

Boston Calling 2017 – Saturday

Day two of this year’s Boston Calling brought Mumford and Sons, The 1975, The xx, Danny Brown and more to Harvard. 

Boston Calling 2017 – Friday

Boston Calling 2017 – Friday

The Boston Calling Music Festival returned for its eighth edition last weekend, relocated to Allston’s Harvard Athletic Fields. Friday’s lineup featured the likes of Chance the Rapper, Sigur Ros and Bon Iver. 

Meat Puppets and Mike Watt played Brighton Music Hall – 5/12

Meat Puppets and Mike Watt played Brighton Music Hall – 5/12

An absurdly stacked bill of SST Records heavyweights swung through Allston several Fridays back, featuring psychedelic punks Meat Puppets, Minutemen’s Mike Watt and his ace backing band, and a solo set from Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart.