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The Plurals - Swish album cover

The Plurals

Swish, 2017

5.5 / 10

The Plurals are a heavy indie rock band from Lansing, Michigan. Their latest album, Swish, was released on GTG Records, a record label the band created when they started putting out ...

Rallidae - Turned, And Was album cover


Turned, And Was, 2016

2.5 / 10

The other week a friend and I went to a jazz club - the Lilypad in Cambridge, MA. We didn’t know who was playing there that night - we were ...

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, ...

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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 ...

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. 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)
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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