Archive for September, 2015

And the Kids is made up of Hannah Mohan (lead vocals, electric ukulele and guitar), Rebecca Lasaponaro (vocals, drums, bells) and Megan Miller (vocals, synth, glockenspiel, woodblock). Playing what they call accessible unconscious existential indie glitter popsicle crisis music, they have been packing the sidewalks and clubs from Northampton to Boston to New York City   Read More …

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Fall On Your Sword is Daphne’s fourth full-length album and the first to be produced by the songwriter herself. This collection of songs was written as a whole, threaded together with “stories we heard as children” encompassing memories of fables, fairy tales, Bible stories, mythology, poetry, cautionary tales, traditional folk songs, and American popular culture   Read More …

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If you think every high school band is a garage band you’ve never witnessed anything like the Brazen Youth. Formed two years ago by then 15 year olds Charlie Dahlke and Nick Lussier, the singer/songwriter duo has taken Atmospheric Alternative/Indie Rock to a place way beyond their years. Honored at the 2015 Whalie Awards, they   Read More …

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Dynamic performances, kaleidoscope harmonies, rhythmic non-conventions, lots of heart. Rudeyna offers multi-dimensional musical adventures, an honest story, unabashed creative play, and the possibility of spontaneous drop-splits. From Beirut, Lebanon to New Haven, CT, the music is inspired by international and local influences, and the project is brought to life by Rudeyna (Vocals), Bill Readey (Guitar),   Read More …

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Dance is a loose term, but it’s also an inevitable directive. Whether on stage or on record, the Boston-based electronic-pop quartet has made a name in their hometown for sparking instant dance parties. Despite their Northeast origins, Bearstronaut has been dubbed “tank-top pop” due to their warm, tropical synth-pop sound – or as Interview Magazine   Read More …

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Hartford needed a funky marching band to bring brass, ruckus, and joy to all the parties. In 2012, Hartford Hot Several set out to be that band. You remember how in the intro to The A-Team, it said, “If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them,   Read More …

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VIOLENT MAE was never intended to be a band. Becky asked Floyd to record and produce her first solo album, and as soon as they hit the studio, chemistry and dynamics between the two sparked the evolution of an artistic partnership. Their full-length debut record was released at the end of 2013. Becky, a songwriter,   Read More …

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Rubblebucket is many things and nothing at all; it’s a mindset, a legend, a feeling, a mystery; a mischievous, playful, boundary-smashing blast of sound that you can sit still and wonder at, or turn off your mind and move wildly to. Or both at the same time. As Kalmia said, when she handed me one   Read More …

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EULA formed while attending music school in New Haven, Connecticut. Based around the demo recordings and fiery voice of guitarist Alyse Lamb, the group went in a loud, angular, art rock direction when she invited bassist Jeff Maleri and drummer Nathan Rose into the fold.  Following a slew of demos and three EPs, they released   Read More …

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