Extensive Boston Calling coverage will be coming soon, but for now a few words… Great food, fine adult beverages, good vibes from the friendly crowd and, yes, fantastic music; Friday night at Boston Calling’s May 2016 edition was spot on! I hadn’t had that much fun since Boston Calling last September, no kidding....Read more
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Love is Pop is extra excited to have the full line-up for May 2016’s Boston Calling, especially since it’s their most amazing line-up yet. We love all three of the headliners this time: Sia, Disclosure and Robyn. We’re also psyched about Haim, Miike Snow, City & Colour, Christine and the Queens, BØRNS and The...Read more
Our thoughts and prayers are with Paris tonight. I am especially saddened and upset by this news because I’ve been to Paris four times and truly feel as though my heart resides there. The reason I went to Paris was often to see concerts. Mylene Farmer at Bercy. Vanessa Paradis and Raphael at...Read more
Boston Calling day two was a blast yesterday! We’ll have full coverage tomorrow, but for now a few words… DOOMTREE: High energy rapping with big beats… BC might not have a hip-hop headliner this time around, but Doomtree filled the rap void nicely. STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS: Malkmus and company rocked the...Read more
As you can see and hear above, Father John Misty has covered Taylor Swift's "Blank Space." But where Ryan Adams said he was covering Taylor in the key of The Smiths, Father John Misty has done Taylor in the key of The Velvet Underground, singer Lou Reed...
PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES ENCLOSED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (July 27, 2015) – The platinum-selling female vocalist duo Brigitte, consisting of Aurélie Saada and Sylvie Hoarau, are set to release their second album, A bouche que veux-tu (Mouth Of Plenty), on September 18 via The End Records/ADA. This is the follow-up to...Read more
I am working on my Boston Calling reviews and could really, really use some photos to accompany them. So, if you or anyone else you know might have some photos I could use, it would be tremendously appreciated. You’d be fully credited and I’d even name you a contributing editor, which looks nice...Read more
Well, Boston Calling was a blast last night… Sharon Van Etten is like a mellower version of Joan Jett and her songs were rather emotive, even more so than on her albums… Tame Impala was a trippy, psychedelic trip; they would have fit in perfectly at Woodstock… And Beck kicked some major ass....Read more
I’m not a huge fan of instrumental music. I can listen to it now and again but after a while it gets on my nerves. For me, the voice is the greatest of all instruments. That’s why I can listen to music in foreign languages that I don’t know — I can still...Read more
We love original Christmas songs by contemporary artists! So, we're all digging this at the office!...
BATZ INDA BELFRY is a duo featuring two of the UK's best new rappers, Envy and One Da. "Rain" is a highly infectious song from their forthcoming EP Two Fly, which will be released on December 8, 2014 via one of the UK's hottest indie labels, R*2...
PRESS RELEASE WARNER BROS. RECORDS AND AFFILIATED LABELS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE VINYL RELEASES FROM NEIL YOUNG, GREEN DAY, FLAMING LIPS, MASTODON, JENNY LEWIS, CONOR OBERST, ECHOSMITH, AND WILCO Nov 24, 2014 – (Burbank, CA) – Record Store Day‘s “Black Friday”is final here! This Friday, November 28th, celebrates the culture of independent records stores around...Read more