Show Reviews

Turnstile played Paradise Rock Club – 5/7

Turnstile played Paradise Rock Club – 5/7

Baltimore hardcore upstarts Turnstile concluded their spring North American tour with LA’s Touché Amoré, San Francisco’s Culture Abuse and Texans Razor Bumps at the Paradise last Monday night. 

Fever Ray played Brooklyn Hangar – 5/12

Fever Ray played Brooklyn Hangar – 5/12

Featured photo by Maria Jose Govea / Red Bull Content Pool – no external photo credentials were issued for the show Sweden’s Karin Dreijer kicked off a rare North American tour with the first U.S. Fever Ray show in nearly a decade at the Brooklyn Hangar Saturday […]

Jeff Rosenstock played Paradise Rock Club – 4/21

Jeff Rosenstock played Paradise Rock Club – 4/21

Punk rock lifer Jeff Rosenstock headlined a sold-out Paradise last Saturday with support from D.C.’s Bad Moves and the U.K.’s Martha. 

Built to Spill and Afghan Whigs played House of Blues – 4/20

Built to Spill and Afghan Whigs played House of Blues – 4/20

Doug Martsch’s Built to Spill and Greg Dulli’s Afghan Whigs brought their co-headlining spring tour to Boston’s House of Blues on Friday, with support from California electronic duo Rituals of Mine. 

Preoccupations played Brighton Music Hall – 4/18

Preoccupations played Brighton Music Hall – 4/18

Calgary post-punk crew Preoccupations returned to Boston in support of their aptly-titled third LP New Material, joined by fellow Canadians Freak Heat Waves. 

Roger Miller, Vapors of Morphine played the Aeronaut Brewery – 3/25

Roger Miller, Vapors of Morphine played the Aeronaut Brewery – 3/25

Boston music veterans including Mission of Burma’s Roger Miller, Vapors of Morphine and the Boston Typewriter Orchestra’s Jeff Breeze teamed up for a Sunday afternoon show to benefit Amnesty International at Somerville’s Aeronaut Brewery. 

Earthless played The Sinclair – 3/17

Earthless played The Sinclair – 3/17

Heavy-psych warriors Earthless headlined a St. Patrick’s Day show at The Sinclair with Japan’s Kikagaku Moyo and LA’s JJUUJJUU. 

Shopping played Great Scott – 3/1

Shopping played Great Scott – 3/1

U.K. post-punk trio Shopping headlined a pre-nor’easter show at Great Scott last Thursday with support from locals Halfsour and Melissa Weikart. 

American Nightmare played Brighton Music Hall – 2/18

American Nightmare played Brighton Music Hall – 2/18

Reactivated Boston hardcore vets American Nightmare headlined a sold-out show at Brighton on Presidents’ Day weekend with support from Pissed Jeans, Protester and Spiritual Cramp. 

Eleanor Friedberger played City Winery – 2/16

Eleanor Friedberger played City Winery – 2/16

Singer/songwriter and one-time half of The Fiery Furnaces Eleanor Friedberger played an early show at Boston’s newest venue earlier this month.