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Sound Advice: Will Hoge with Jason White

Thursday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Will Hoge is one of those talented singer/songwriters who should be bigger than he is in the music world.   

Sound Advice: Yoni & Geti with The Yugos, Lazy Heart and Chief Boldface

Friday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Five years ago, while brothers Yoni and Josiah Wolf were hip-deep in the process of making their eventual 2012 releases as Why?, younger brother Yoni was just coming off his first collaboration with David Cohn, an Alternative Hip Hop artist known in the wider world as Serengeti.  

Sound Advice: The Cave Singers and Blank Range

Saturday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The state of the music “business” continues to evolve and fracture in ways that make HBO’s Vinyl, which lavishly presents the decadent record industry of the 1970s, look like something out of the stone age — or an unintentionally hilarious satire.   

Sound Advice: Sugar Candy Mountain with All Seeing Eyes and A Giant Dog

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
California’s Sugar Candy Mountain is one of the new breed of Psych Rock's top artists to keep an eye on if you’re a fan of modern Psych Pop and Rock.  

Sound Advice: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real with Jim Casto

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
It is always interesting to see what the spawn of legendary musicians will come up with when moving into the family business.  

Sound Advice: Ruby the Hatchet with Electric Citizen

Saturday • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The band coalesced five years ago after a succession of basement jams in their home state of New Jersey, followed quickly by their relocation to Philadelphia.   

Sound Advice: Dom Flemons with Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle

Sunday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Dom Flemons feeds off of many different styles of Roots music and digs deep into the Great American Songbook, but he often explores the more ethnic and obscure sides of the traditions.  

Sound Advice: Hayes Carll with Emily Gimble

Thursday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Like the best singer/songwriters, Hayes Carll has a wickedly pointed sense of humor, a devastating observational eye for humanity’s flaws and an unfailing hope for its redemption.
  

Sound Advice: Snarky Puppy with Charlie Hunter

Thursday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Snarky Puppy is a band of reference. It’s a band that other groups point to for a certain approach to modern, funky music.   

Sound Advice: The Howlin’ Brothers with Ian Mathieu & Scott Risner

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The conversion from Rock and Punk to Bluegrass and Folk is an oft-told band tale in today’s music world. And so it is with The Howlin’ Brothers, an adrenalized trio that plays Bluegrass with the passion and verve of an amped-up Rock outfit.
  

Sound Advice: The New Stew

Thursday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The New Stew features a murderer’s row of musical greatness. It’s a mind-boggling collection of talent and chemistry.  

Sound Advice: Klaus Johann Grobe with PRIM

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Klaus Johann Grobe isn’t a single German Synth Pop texturalist, but two distinct Swiss sonic anarchists who play a stripped-down Garage/Jazz/Soul/Pop hybrid and sing entirely in German.  

Sound Advice: The Front Bottoms with Brick + Mortar and Diet Cig

Saturday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Ten years ago, guitarist/vocalist/lyricist Brian Sella and his childhood pal, drummer Mat Uychich, formed The Front Bottoms after Sella’s freshman year of college, concocting a melodic, acoustic-based sound often described as Folk Punk.   

Sound Advice: Silversun Pickups with Foals and Joywave

Tuesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Last year’s Better Nature found Silversun Pickups entering several new territories.
  

Sound Advice: Dream Theater

Wednesday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
It seems impossible that 31 years have passed since guitarist John Petrucci, bassist John Myung and drummer Mike Portnoy assembled as Berklee College of Music students and formed the Prog Metal band Majesty.