Shortly after Doe Paoro exited the stage following her superb set at The Sinclair in Cambridge, Massachusetts Monday night, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band emerged from backstage, playing just about every type of horn instrument in existence along with drummers and even a flutist. And their outfits were as loud as their instruments,...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy On September 10th I saw Doe Paoro open for Sylvan Esso at their sold out show at The Sinclair in Boston and was immediately impressed by her incredible talent. By the time she was done her second song, “Hypotheticals,” I found myself thinking that she should be headlining her...Read more
Maroon 5 have sure changed a lot since their 2002 debut Songs About Jane. I suppose selling 10 million albums worldwide will do that to you. But whenever I listen to V, the experience is overshadowed by the fact that I know that most of these songs were not written by the whole...Read more
We love dark hip-hop around here. Especially the melancholic stuff. And this gem by Vision the Kid and Tru featuring Ben Burwell is oozing with melancholy. We must admit that we weren't familiar with any of these artists prior to this video, but we're quite...
Pixie Lott’s 2009 debut Turn It Up was one of the year’s most promising — and downright infectious — debuts. With gems like “Mama Do” and “Boys And Girls,” which both topped the UK singles charts, she was a pop star tour de force. Or, a force to be reckoned with. And while...Read more
review by Michael McCarthy all photos by Joshua Bernard When OK GO hit The Paradise stage in Boston on Wednesday night the crowd had no idea what it was in for. That is, of course, unless they’d been reading spoilers online. Following a video clip featuring iconic movies and TV shows that ended...Read more
Digitalism Gear-Up for Live Headlining Tour of North America as Single “Wolves ft. Youngblood Hawke” Finds Fans at Radio in the US New York, NY – Digitalism – the German duo Jens “Jence” Moelle and Ismail “Isi” Tufekci – are gearing up for a three week live tour of North America as their...Read more