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The Fauntleroys

Friday • Taft Theatre Ballroom

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Fauntleroys are not your typical supergroup.  

Music: Heaven's Jail

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Heaven’s Jail boasts an impressive sonic spectrum on its debut album, the just-released Ace Called Zero, from ethereal quiet to squalling racket and from emotional darkness to blasts of light.  

Music: The Fauntleroys

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Fauntleroys are not your typical supergroup. There are no marquee names to inspire platinum sales figures and Rolling Stone cover shoots, just a New Wave/Punk/Glam quartet comprised of cultish personalities with impressive pedigrees and superhuman talent levels.   

MPMF 2014 Day 3: Last Dance, Last Chance for Love

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The last day of MidPoint is like a lot of endings in life; the end of the day, the end of the week, the end of the year, the end of a piece of cherry pie, the end of the line. This is the end, my only friend, the end. 
And it had the chance to be the perfect end of perhaps the most perfect MidPoint in the festival's history, from the lineup to the weather to the experiences. And you kno...  

MPMF 2014 Day 2: Stuck in the Middle with View

{CommentsCant} · Monday, September 29, 2014
The middle of the MidPoint weekend is like the middle of a lot of things; the middle of a movie, the middle of a book, the middle of life with an equal measure of glorious accomplishments and missed opportunities behind and the potential for great things still ahead, the middle of an exquisite jelly donut where the filling drips down your chin as you lick the pastry where you just bit with a sens...  

REVIEW: WolfCryer’s ‘The Prospect of Wind’

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
If Axl Rose announced he was planning the next Guns 'N Roses album as a tribute to Tony Orlando and Dawn, that would be only slightly more surprising than Matt Baumann's left turn from his Ambient Jazz saxophone tone poetry to the sparsely appointed Americana released under his reimagined guise as WolfCryer
Oddly enough, when ...  

The Wood Brothers with Chris Kasper

Monday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Over the past decade, the Wood Brothers (which also features Jano Rix on a variety of instruments) have recorded two live albums, an EP and five studio records, including last year’s acclaimed The Muse.  

We Got the Beast

Greg Dulli and John Curley resurrect The Afghan Whigs for Do to the Beast, a personal best and one of the year’s top albums

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 23, 2014
These days, musical comebacks seem inevitable, but few are successful, philosophically satisfying or even welcomed. That is most assuredly not the case with The Afghan Whigs.

Music: The Wood Brothers

0 Comments · Monday, September 22, 2014
Apparently, Chris Wood wasn’t content to routinely drop jaws and confound skeptics with his insurmountable Jazz bass skills, as evidenced by his stellar track record with Medeski, Martin & Wood.   

Caged Heat

Born Cages successfully integrate Rock and Electronica in a band short on history and long on ambition

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The question that’s on a lot of minds — particularly that of Born Cages guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Vlad Holiday — is, “Why can’t Rock and Electronica co-exist in a single entity?”