The Sheila Divine played The Sinclair – 7/10

The Sheila Divine played The Sinclair – 7/10

Cambridge’s Sinclair welcomed fans back inside for the first time since March of 2019 for a reopening bash featuring locals The Sheila Divine, House of Harm and Eldridge Rodriguez.

Serious Thinkers Chatroom: The Microphones, “Microphones in 2020”

Serious Thinkers Chatroom: The Microphones, “Microphones in 2020”

For the second meeting of the Serious Thinkers Chatroom, Ben and Mike unpack Phil Elverum’s single-track, 44-minute opus and return to the Microphones moniker.

Serious Thinkers Chatroom: Nicolas Jaar, “Telas”

Serious Thinkers Chatroom: Nicolas Jaar, “Telas”

Digging into electronic boundary-pusher Nicolas Jaar’s third LP of 2020. 

The Murder Capital played ONCE – 3/11

The Murder Capital played ONCE – 3/11

Irish post-punks The Murder Capital played their first-ever U.S. show in Somerville on Wednesday night. 

Wolf Parade played Paradise Rock Club – 2/23

Wolf Parade played Paradise Rock Club – 2/23

Canadian indie rock vets Wolf Parade returned to Boston for a Sunday night gig at the Paradise with Sub Pop labelmates Jo Passed. 

Bambara played Great Scott – 2/22

Bambara played Great Scott – 2/22

Brooklyn noisemakers Bambara headlined Saturday night at Allston’s Great Scott with support from Way Out and Kal Marks. 

Scenes from the Bang Bang Bar at ONCE – 2/8

Scenes from the Bang Bang Bar at ONCE – 2/8

Somerville’s ONCE Lounge and Ballroom transformed into a place both beautiful and strange for a Twin Peaks-themed bash last weekend. 

Yo La Tengo played night seven of Hanukkah at Bowery Ballroom – 12/28

Yo La Tengo played night seven of Hanukkah at Bowery Ballroom – 12/28

Yo La Tengo played the seventh night of their annual NYC Hanukkah run with openers Snail Mail, comedian Matt Walsh and some special guests.

Daughters and Health played Paradise Rock Club – 12/21

Daughters and Health played Paradise Rock Club – 12/21

Providence doomsayers Daughters and LA industrial noise-rockers Health co-headlined a sold-out Paradise before Christmas with support from NYC’s Show Me The Body. 

Hallelujah the Hills played Great Scott – 12/19

Hallelujah the Hills played Great Scott – 12/19

Boston mainstays Hallelujah the Hills headlined a release show for their new record at Allston’s Great Scott with Major Stars and Adam Schatz.