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  • Documentary Finding Joseph I: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness August 19, 2017
    Documentary subject Paul “H.R.” Hudson, the frontman for Washington, DC, punk legends Bad Brains, and director James Lathos were both in attendance for a screening of Finding Joseph I at the Greenwich Odeum in East Greenwich, RI, on Aug 18. Following the screening, recent Rhode Island transplant Ted Leo led a Q&A session. An artistic […]
  • Album of the Week: Gogol Bordello – Seekers and Finders August 17, 2017
    It doesn’t happen as often as it should, but it’s enjoyable to see a band constantly progressing and adding to their sound with each album. Their discography becomes a time trip with each release giving a different vibe. Gyspy punks Gogol Bordello change things up with brilliant consistency. Original elements are preserved as new elements […]
  • Album of the Week: The Two Tens – On Repeat August 7, 2017
    Along with being the home for the majority of today’s pop music garbage, Los Angeles has become the epicenter for the 2010s garage-rock explosion. The Two Tens are a fiery duo from the City of Angels that can cause a ruckus. Their sophomore release On Repeat is coming out Aug 18 via Man Della Records […]
  • 2nd Annual Warren Folk’s Festival: Music, Food, Beer August 3, 2017
      In its second year, the Warren Folk’s Festival is 2-8pm, Sunday, Aug 6, at 30 Cutler Street community arts and business space. It’s a family-friendly event that has tons of fun going on. Fuzzy drum-and-bass duo Junior Beat, singer-songwriter Jodie Treolar, psych-folk act Viking Jesus, alternative rock trio Six Star General, rootsy blues act […]
  • Album of the Week: People Like You – Verse August 2, 2017
    Coming out of Boston’s DIY underground, indie jazz quintet People Like You explore musical boundaries with consistent brilliance. Poignant rhythms and abstract structure are the foundation for an act that keeps things interesting with each song. Their sophomore release Verse that came out Jul 28 via Topshelf Records dives into that æsthetic while achieving sustainable […]
  • Album of the Week: Foster the People – Sacred Hearts Club July 24, 2017
    Listening to mainstream pop music is much like ordering from a fast food restaurant: Everything is the same and there are no innovative surprises. Pop music always has a catchy chorus and a processed beat, while fast food has no thrills and fills your stomach with regret after you eat a high-calorie monstrosity. Los Angeles […]
  • Album of the Week: Broken Social Scene’s Hug of Thunder July 18, 2017
    There’s a sense of reinvigoration these days with the Toronto indie rock collective Broken Social Scene. Kevin Drew and the crew have their first album in seven years out with Hug of Thunder released Jul 7 via Drew’s label Arts & Crafts Productions. It’s a triumphant return to form with each track capturing a vibe […]
  • Interview: Eduardo Arenas of Chicano Batman July 14, 2017
    For a band, if you’re going to have a weirdly interesting name, then you better be good. With their unique and soulful sound, Los Angeles’ Chicano Batman are one of the top up-and-coming acts of 2017. They incorporate an influx of cultures and styles to create their own identity. In an age where art can […]
  • Album of the Week: Haim’s Something to Tell You July 11, 2017
    When the sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim put out their 2013 debut album Days Are Gone, it took the indie rock world by storm. The melding of late ‘80s pop reminiscent of Wilson Phillips-like and Fleetwood Mac-esque ‘70s melodic rock created a stellar sound. It had people captivated from the first listen and Haim […]
  • Album of the Week: Pickwick’s LoveJoys July 5, 2017
    Seattle soul-rock act Pickwick has always been about capturing a vibe. The band exudes infectious charisma that makes their music shine. Their sophomore full-length LoveJoys due out on Jul 7 via Small Press Records enters a disco funk realm that finds a groove. It’s a tad different than the raw essence of their 2013 debut […]

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