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Five Summer Reading Releases

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Who says summer reading has to be light and frothy? We’d much rather read the good stuff, no matter the genre or tone. Here’s a list of our most anticipated books that will be published this summer.    

Coliseum

June 12 • Ballroom at the Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The music video for Coliseum’s “Bad Will” — one of many addictively visceral tracks on the band’s just-released fourth album, Sister Faith — is shot in vérité-style black and white as   

The Mountain Goats

June 14 • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 11, 2013
One gets the sense that John Darnielle would completely lose it if he couldn’t write songs. Seriously, is there anyone on the current musical landscape who seems to get more out of unloading his fertile imagination than the prolific Mountains Goats ringleader?
  

Father John Misty

June 11 • 20th Century Theatre

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 4, 2013
 Josh Tillman is a funny, hyper-articulate guy with an absurdist streak that makes itself readily apparent in interviews and between-song live-show banter.  

Death Grips

June 11 • Taft Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Death Grips is a primal force of nature that seems built to subvert. Entering the world of this experimental Hip Hop trio is akin to being trapped in a demented, all-immersive video game.
  

Film: 48 Hour Film Project Screenings

0 Comments · Monday, June 3, 2013
Recent weeks have confirmed two things: 1) Amanda Bynes has a sketchy handle on reality, and 2) Hollywood movies are creatively bankrupt products in which box office-friendly sequels trump everything   

Music: Melvins

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Everybody Loves Sausages, the 21st (or so) recording in the Melvins’ improbable 30 year existence, features 13 cover songs that, according to founder/frontdude Buzz Osborne, “will give people a pe  

Literary: Khaled Hosseini

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Khaled Hosseini, the best-selling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, knows he’s led a charmed life compared to what might have been. The 48-year-old native of Afghanistan m  

Music: Passion Pit with Cults

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Passion Pit’s profile has expanded rapidly since forming a few years back, moving from frontman Michael Angelakos’ one-man bedroom project to a major-label five-piece with gigs at massive summer f  

Melvins

May 29 • Taft Theatre

1 Comments · Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Everybody Loves Sausages, the 21st (or so) recording in the Melvins’ improbable 30-year existence, features 13 cover songs that, according to founder/frontdude Buzz Osborne, “will give people a peek into the kind of things that influence us musically.”