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The Postal Service at Pavilion

The Postal Service at Pavilion

In 2003, The Postal Service gave us Give Up, but ten years later, the band found their fans holding the classic album up as something still so relevant. As a crowd of people who have grown with the album, The Postal Service made for a truly special night. The setlist of the show was predictable, […]

Best Coast at the Royale

Best Coast at the Royale

Let’s kick this bad boy off with a bold statement: Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast is the Jennifer Lawrence of front women. I realize this could potentially be a confusing proclamation for those who have somehow missed the J-Law craze that has swept our nation (see: Vice’s article titled “What Do Hate Groups Think Of […]

Charles Bradley Live at the Paradise

Charles Bradley Live at the Paradise

Charles Bradley is a man of soul in more ways than one. Besides having spent decades as a James Brown impersonator–one of the founding fathers of funk–Charles has opened a new chapter in his life, this time using his own name. Bradley has only been seeing his own name on the marquee before he takes […]

!!! Live at The Sinclair

!!! Live at The Sinclair

Short-shorts showing miles of man-thigh, sweat glistening everywhere, and ceaseless hip gyrations: these sound like the ingredients for something seedy—instead they were some of the key aspects of the !!! show at the Sinclair on Thursday night, a concert experience that truly was out of this world. Then again, the unexpected is to be expected […]

Foxygen Live at Brighton

Foxygen Live at Brighton

A few minutes before the show starts, a stagehand approaches the record player that rests on top of an organ. He flips through a few records, one being Foxygen’s own, before finding what he’s searching for. He slides the record out of the green and grey sleeve, lays it down, and drops the needle before […]

Billy Bragg Live at Berklee

Billy Bragg Live at Berklee

Billy Bragg took to the stage at the beautiful and acoustically fantastic Berklee Performance Center at around 8pm Sunday night. Flanked by a full band for about 2/3rds of his set, Bragg played a career spanning set that lasted a good two hours. Bragg’s politically charged reputation proved true as he held court on everything […]

Jim James Live at Royale

Jim James Live at Royale

Jim James is a somewhat odd fellow. Band leader of the almighty indie rock, jam band hybrid My Morning Jacket, James has traversed through many spiritual and musical journeys during his fifteen years with the band. And now, with the release of Regions of Light and Sound of God, James has decided to strike out […]

Matt Costa Live at Brighton

Matt Costa Live at Brighton

Surf-rock swinging The Blank Tapes opened the show for Matt Costa at the Brighton Music Hall. “Would it be alright if we had a beach party?” percussionist Pearl Charles asked the audience before the band’s lead guitarist and singer Matt Adams and bassist DA Humphrey embarked on their set. With vintage charm and a wonderfully overwhelming danceability, the certainly […]

Muse Live at TD Garden

Muse Live at TD Garden

If you would take one thing away from last night’s Muse concert, it would be this: Muse loves lights. They put them on everything from their guitars and grand pianos to their massive, pyramid shaped light show that expands and contracts and engulfs the entire band at certain points throughout the show. It is fitting […]

SKATERS Live at Brighton

SKATERS Live at Brighton

New York-based rockers, SKATERS, have been one of the most talked about new acts so far this year, particularly after their dynamic performances at South By Southwest in Austin last month. After their headlining show at the Brighton Music Hall on Friday, April 12th, it’s no surprise why. The band consists of Michael Ian Cummings […]

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