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Zach Branson

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Zach Branson's last content update – March 22, 2017, 10:26 p.m.

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The Menzingers - After The Party album cover

The Menzingers

After The Party, 2017

6.5 / 10
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The Menzingers are a four-piece punk band from Scranton, PA, sharing the same hometown as band sibling Tigers Jaw. Although not musically the same, The Menzingers have a similar lyrical ...

All Them Witches - Sleeping Through The War album cover

All Them Witches

Sleeping Through The War, 2017

7.2 / 10

All Them Witches is a rock band with a psychedelic blues tinge that reflects their southern-but-also-hip hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. Although All Them Witches can really deal in those druggy, ...

Diarrhea Planet - Turn To Gold album cover

Diarrhea Planet

Turn To Gold, 2016

8.2 / 10

I recently saw Weiner, a documentary about Anthony Weiner, the New York politician who completely obliterated his career with a sexting scandal, including a dick pic that made international news. ...

Music Band - Wake Up Laughing album cover

Music Band

Wake Up Laughing, 2016

6.0 / 10

Music Band, along with JEFF the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet, forms the Infinity Cat triad, the latest representatives of the Nashville indie punk scene. I’ll readily admit to being a ...

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Bands New Julien Baker 7" "Funeral Pyre"

Posted March 22, 2017, 10:26 p.m.

21-year-old Memphis singer-songwriter Julien Baker just released a new 7" for her song "Funeral Pyre" and B-side "Distant Solar Systems." In case the title doesn't give it away, "Funeral ...

MAR. 31          GRAND RAPIDS, MI                CALVIN COLLEGE (FESTIVAL OF FAITH AND MUSIC)
APR. 7             ITHACA, NY                             STATE THEATER*
APR. 8             PITTSBURGH, PA                   STAGE AE*
APR. 9             RICHMOND, VA                       THE NATIONAL*
APR. 11           ATLANTA, GA                          FOX THEATRE*
APR. 12           NASHVILLE, TN                       RYMAN AUDITORIUM*
APR. 14           PHILADELPHIA, PA                 THE FILLMORE PHILADELPHIA* (SOLD OUT)
APR. 15           NEW HAVEN, CT                     COLLEGE STREET MUSIC HALL*
APR. 17           BROOKLYN, NY                       BROOKLYN STEEL* (SOLD OUT)
APR. 18           BROOKLYN, NY                       BROOKLYN STEEL*
APR. 19           BROOKLYN, NY                       BROOKLYN STEEL* (SOLD OUT)
APR. 22-23      N. CHARLESTON, SC              HIGH WATER FESTIVAL (SOLD OUT)
MAY 12            OAKLAND, CA                         FOX THEATER**
MAY 13            LOS ANGELES, CA                 GREEK THEATRE^
MAY 19            AUSTIN, TX                             ACL LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER**
MAY 24            JENA, DE                                 TRAFO
MAY 25            BERLIN, DE                             LIDO
MAY 26            NEUSTRELITZ, DE                  IMMERGUT FESTIVAL
MAY 28            HAMBURG, DE                        AALHAUS
MAY 29            MUNSTER, DE                         PENSION SCHMIDT (SOLD OUT)
MAY 30            HEIDELBERG, DE                   KARLSTORBAHNHOF (SOLD OUT)
MAY 31            MUNICH, DE                            MILLA
JUN. 2              MOERS, DE                             MOERS FESTIVAL
JUN. 5              LONDON, UK                           BUSH HALL (SOLD OUT)
JUN. 6              MANCHESTER, UK                 DEAF INSTITUTE (SOLD OUT)
JUN. 9              PORTO, PT                             PRIMAVERA SOUND
JUN. 10            AMSTERDAM, NL                   PARADISO
JUL. 27            TORONTO, ON                        SONY CENTRE#
AUG. 15           ST. PAUL, MN                         PALACE THEATRE#
AUG. 16           CHICAGO, IL                           CHICAGO THEATRE#
AUG. 17           LOUISVILLE, KY                     IROQUOIS AMPHITHEATER#
NOV. 10           LONDON, UK                           UNION CHAPEL
* supporting The Decemberists
** supporting Conor Oberst, with Phoebe Bridgers
^ supporting Conor Oberst
# supporting Belle & Sebastian

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Bash & Pop @ Great Scott (reflecting on old punks)

Posted Jan. 29, 2017, 10:24 p.m. by Zach Branson

On January 21 I saw Bash & Pop with the So So Glos at the Great Scott in Boston, MA, a small-bar venue with a sound system that’s just shitty ...

Titus Andronicus @ Brighton Music Hall

Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 9:57 p.m. by Zach Branson

Titus Andronicus Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA October 15, 2015   Like any show I’m excited about, I was really scared of disappointment while driving to this Boston Titus Andronicus ...

Algiers @ Brighton Music Hall

Posted Sept. 25, 2015, 2:19 p.m. by Zach Branson

Algiers Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA September 17, 2015 Photos by Lindsay Corry; more photos here Algiers self-titled debut this year blew me away with its raw, layered sound and politically ...

So So Glos and Desaparecidos @ Paradise Rock Club

Posted Aug. 5, 2015, 4:04 p.m. by Zach Branson

The So So Glos, Desaparecidos Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA August 4, 2015 I went for Desaparecidos - Conor Oberst’s (of Bright Eyes fame) hardcore band - who put out ...

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