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Joe Bonamassa

Tuesday • Music Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Joe Bonamassa has never suffered the slings and arrows that have beleaguered his musical forefathers, but it’s never stopped him from being an authentic and impassioned translator of the Blues.  

New Politics with Bad Suns and SomeKindaWonderful

Tuesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Danish Dance Pop trio New Politics has had an extraordinary year so far, and the seeds they’ve planted in 2014 may come to full fruition early next year when they release Vikings, their much-anticipated third album.  

Music: Joe Bonamassa

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Joe Bonamassa has never suffered the slings and arrows that have beleaguered his musical forefathers, but it’s never stopped him from being an authentic and impassioned translator of the Blues.   

Carcass with Obituary, Exhumed and Noisem

Sunday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Any discussion on the origins of Grindcore and Death Metal absolutely has to include Carcass on the shortlist of the genres’ progenitors  

The Revivalists with Black Cadillacs

Monday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
In the case of The Revivalists, the group didn’t coalesce under the banner of an irrefutable desire to make music as much as an act of pure serendipity.   

Zammuto with Barnaby Bright

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 Anchor has been both praised and dinged for its conventionality but Nick Zammuto at his most pedestrian is considerably more interesting than a lot of paint-by-numbers Electronic pulse Pop  

Music: Zammuto

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
For more than a decade, guitarist/vocalist Nick Zammuto and cellist Paul de Jong created wonderfully indescribable cacophony as The Books   

Pulling the Thread

We Were Promised Jetpacks shift focus with Unravelling

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Unravelling notches several firsts for the Jetpacks; primarily, it’s the band’s debut as a quintet, with the permanent installation of touring keyboardist/guitarist Stuart McGachan.  

Busdriver with Clipping, Milo, Counterfeit Money Machine, Eugenius and Kenny Segal

Saturday • Thompson House

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Regan Farquhar’s Hip Hop nom de plume is the rather prosaic Busdriver, but we’re not talking Ralph Kramden’s city vehicle here — more like Ken Kesey’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Metro.  

Music: Busdriver

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
At 21, Busdriver dropped his debut album, 1999’s exquisitely weird and wonderfully heavy Memoirs of the Elephant Man, which was followed in 2002 by Temporary Forever, an album that Vibe cited as one of the decade’s “24 Lost Rap Classics.”