Show Review

Juice comes home to a sold-out crowd

Juice April 12, 2019 at Brighton Music Hall The atmosphere in the room was electric, with energy radiating from both the ecstatic crowd and the band. Juice, a genre-bending septuplet originally formed at Boston College, drew a sold-out crowd to their homecoming show at Brighton Music Hall. Pulling influences from rock, R&B, and hip-hop, the […]

Emily King gives Cambridge a show to remember

Emily King with Jennah Bell April 7, 2019 at The Sinclair Even after two encore songs, the audience was still begging for more, cheering and clapping until finally the house lights had to be turned on to take them out of their reverie. Emily King owned the stage at The Sinclair, dazzling the audience with […]

Daughters’ high-functioning anarchy comes to Cambridge

Daughters with Container and Big Brave March 12, 2019 at The Sinclair Daughters put on one of the most grotesque and loud experiences I’ve ever seen. I should probably preface this show review by saying I never wear earplugs to shows.  It’s really not my thing. When it comes to live music, I’m all about […]

Alex Cameron brings his rambunctious energy to Great Scott

Alex Cameron and Roy Molloy with Lola Kirke & Emily Panic March 2, 2019 at Great Scott Alex Cameron is a man with a tremendous amount of energy. He ran from side to side, sang with his hips and put his face right up to the audience.  Alex Cameron writes music for the kids who […]

James Blake assumes form at the House of Blues

James Blake February 20, 2019 at House of Blues The audience silently held their breath, not daring to disrupt the hypnotic lullaby that lured us closer–until suddenly, all at once, that silence crowned into a righteous roar. Somewhere under the soft pink glow and striking strobes that illuminated the stage at House of Blues, an […]

At Paradise Rock Club, Action Bronson reflects on his career

Action Bronson featuring Mayhem and Roc Marciano February 11, 2019 at Paradise Rock Club The show was Bronson’s first full-length set since the release of White Bronco on November 1st, 2018.  Queens-based rapper Action Bronson kicked off his newest 20-stop tour in support of his 2018 project White Bronco at the Paradise Rock Club in […]

Jonathan Wilson brings raw emotion to Brighton Music Hall

Jonathan Wilson featuring Michael Nau February 22, 2019 at Brighton Music Hall Though both of the night’s performances were not what one may have expected, the night was a wholesome, acoustics-filled joy to watch. The red ambiance set by the stage lights at Brighton Music Hall made it clear that it would be an intimate […]

Cherry Glazerr shakes Brighton Music Hall with a head-banging set

Cherry Glazerr February 15, 2019 at Brighton Music Hall Whether catchy, sulky, funny or outlandish, Cherry Glazerr delivered a sound inviting the audience to dance until it seemed their heads were about to fly off their necks. The walls of Brighton Music Hall vibrated and came to life as mumbling vocals, occasional shrieks, and eccentric […]

Video Age bring local talent The Water Cycle and Dee-Parts to Great Scott

Video Age featuring Jackson MacIntosh, The Water Cycle and Dee-Parts February 5th, 2019 at Great Scott Video Age brought groovy tunes, vintage synths and a magnetic performance to the Great Scott on Feb. 5th. They are currently halfway through a North American tour with Montreal-based musician Jackson MacIntosh. Local bands The Water Cycle (who are […]

Adrienne Lenker gives The Sinclair a raw, melancholic performance

Adrienne Lenker featuring Luke Temple February 13, 2019 at The Sinclair The weird charisma of Luke Temple along with Lenker’s genuine and quaint musings added up to a show meant to be experienced in its raw form: two incredibly talented musicians on a stage, no fanfare, no bullshit. When Adrianne Lenker stepped on stage at […]

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