• Menomena : Live

     As far as indie rock goes, there's hardly anyone as purely creative as Menomena.  While it would be easy to assume their inventiveness is studio-bound, it would be foolish - as their recent show at Great Scott in Boston proved.  
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  • Loose Trim : Live

     Like that last shot of whiskey you know you shouldn’t have, but damn if you can’t help yourself, Loose Trim rocked asses hard at The Pussycat Lounge in downtown Manhattan on March 21st. 
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  • The Autumn Defense : Live

     "In the great, big city, an oasis of quiet."  This was how Pat Sansone, one-half of The Autumn Defense, described their performance at The Mercury Lounge in New York City.  And The Autumn Defense were "quiet", and not just with their laid back,...
  • The Shins : Live

    The Shins are big. This may not come as a shock to you, but it still does to them....
  • of Montreal : Live

     of Montreal, fresh off releasing their new album, Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?, are in the middle of a nationwide tour that included Boston's Avalon Ballroom on March 11th.  It was a sold out all ages show, which promised an extra mix...
  • Clinic : Live

     Clinic has claimed to sound “like no other band,” but on stage their presence is kind of a throwback to the nineteen-eighties: a mixture of New Wave and Reagan-era punk rock.  All four members wear surgical scrubs and masks, along with top hats,...
  • The Broken West : Live

     The Broken West started their tour with The Walkmen in the Big Apple, on March 8th, 2007, and while the L.A. boys’ sunny rock would seem a poor fit for a cold Manhattan night, The West definitely warmed up The Bowery Ballroom.  ...
  • stellastarr* : Live

     stellastarr* treads a fine line: a little more emotional, and they’re emo; a little more jangly, and they’re pop-punk; a little more affected an appearance, and they’re just for show.  But between those lines, the Brooklyn-based quartet has crafted an effective and appealing...
  • TV On the Radio : Live

     After releasing one of, if not the most, highly-acclaimed albums of 2006, TV On the Radio has been touring in support to increasingly larger venues ever since, selling out just about everywhere.  Their show at Avalon in Boston was to a sold-out audience...