Music

A Weekend at Newport Folk Fest

Photos by Nick DiNatale This version corrects Patti Boyd to Patti Smith and clarifies that "several" members of Deer Tick performed. Since 1959, Fort Adams State Park has been the home of the Newport Folk F...

How Adia Victoria Unstuck Herself From The South

The basement of the Lizard Lounge is a cozy space, caressed by soft red lights and the quiet din of folks enjoying drinks and one another’s company. Saturday night is always ripe with the chance to soak up a new experience or feeling. Tonight, in this little subterranean art space, everyone has come to see Adia Victoria.

Highlights from Boston Calling Music Festival

Last weekend’s Boston Calling music festival was a game-changer, not because of the acts, but because it will be the last time the event is held at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Organizers of the festival announced...

Supporting the environment through music

San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Rachel Garlin will be performing at Cambridge’s Club Passim on June 5. The show will be to benefit Mothers Out Front, an activist organization dedicated to creating a susta...

Founder of The MuseBox passes away from cancer

Nadine Gelineau, founder and CEO of of music marketing agency The MuseBox, passed away last Thursday, April 7, of lung cancer. She was 56. Gelineau’s music industry career began with her work as a DJ during ...

New music from Westing

Matt Mascarenas, the man behind indie band Westing, is working on multiple new projects, turning his previously solo act into a full band. Mascarenas, who also plays in Daytrader and Heartless Breakers, is c...

Wicked Halloween- Day Two

An enormous spider was the first thing to greet concert-goers at Tsongas Arena. On either side of the stage sat enormous skulls. Hermitude, an Australian electronic duo, filled the massive arena with sounds,the...

What a Time to Be Alive: The Blast Review

“Jumpman, jumpman, jumpman, them boys up to something…” With the drop of their collaborative effort, What a Time To Be Alive (WATTBA), Drake and Future attempt to capitalize on the recent successes of their res...

Passion Pit Comes to the Lawn on D

The full-on sonic sugar-rush that was this year’s Kindred came as a bit of a surprise to most Passion Pit devotees – after all, the euphoric highs of the band’s last two albums were laced with undercurrents of ...

Fever the Ghost Releases New Single

By just listening to Fever the Ghost’s EP, it’s easy to hear the sounds that define the group. This psych-pop band has been working hard on their first LP, Zirconium Meconium, set to release at the end of Septe...

Casper Indrizzo: The Blast Interview

In the last two years, Fever the Ghost has grown from a small recording project to a full fledged band gearing up for the September release of their new LP Zirconium Meconium. The psychedelic-pop group has work...

P. Goods: Hip-hop from the Perspective of Life

“I don’t speak for the streets,” says New England-based musician P. Goods, clearing a hurdle he believes has partly confined hip-hop and rap artists for decades. “I speak for human beings, and I speak from a pe...