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Scene Point Local: Central Massachusetts

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Scene Point Local: Central Massachusetts

Posted July 7, 2011, 5:31 a.m.
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In the first of a new style for our Upcoming Talent section, Scott W. highlights three bands from the central Massachusetts area that we're recommending you check out. Without further ado, here they are. --- Central Massachusetts has always been a hotbed of great musicians and artists, everything from acoustic folk to death metal can be found here if you look hard enough or know the right clubs. Having gone through a slow period a few years back I am glad to say that the new crop of bands are better than ever. The following three bands are just a mere sampling of what's out there today, and they are some of the most talented to come along in ...

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Upcoming Talent #6: Foot Foot

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

The poetic styling of Josh and Robin Brown, making up the band Foot Foot, carry a certain feeling I can't quite place. Their bibliography states, "This is music to dream to, evoking the sand-scabbed knees and street-tarred soles of Los Angeles." And while that's not exactly what I'm trying to say about the folk-esque melodies or the comforting drawls of the vocals, it's a start. For me, listening to Foot Foot bares a reminder of a child-like type of listening: something you can equally sink your teeth into or have as a pleasant backdrop. The un-ironic ...

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Upcoming Talent Upcoming Talent #2: I Rise

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

Forming in the latter part of 2006 and almost immediately playing shows, Worcester’s I Rise is making quite some ...

Upcoming Talent Upcoming Talent #3: Lemuria

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

When I first immersed myself in the independent music scene, most of the songs I loved were worthy of the ...

Upcoming Talent Upcoming Talent #4: Mouthbreather

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

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Upcoming Talent Upcoming Talent #5: Police & Thieves

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

D.C. punk and hardcore always seems to be categorized by highs and lows: great bands starting and breaking up ...

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Upcoming Talent Upcoming Talent #7: Idle Tigers

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