SILVER CIRCLE REVIEWS: April 2008

Comment on any CD Review in the April Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know which review you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board THE CELLO CHIX Under the Covers 10-song CD This is a female trio, two cellists, Rebecca Thornblade and Susanna Porte, and drummer Nancy Delaney, who play instrumental versions of popular covers. It’s their superior musicianship makes this basic idea so listenable. While their live performance … Read More >>

Mr Max Message April 2008

MR. MAX'S MESSAGE – April 2008 LORD I WAS BORN A RAMBLIN' MAN When I was in high school there was this guy, Charlie, who was in my circle of friends. He was a visual artist. He also played piano, clarinet, drew comic strips, and was a great cook. I learned something very basic from him— artists can wear all types of hats. So I've never hesitated to dive into any area of art. Most people know me as the … Read More >>

OUR EYES ON YOU: March 2008

Rita: Welcome to our second annual March online-only issue. It’s this cold winter month that we choose to save a tree by sparing the paper that goes into making a print issue of The Noise, and advise our business supporters to look at the numbers that this site (and thenoiseboard.com) generate. Getting your news online makes sense ecologically, but will the feeling of opening your newspaper at the breakfast table ever really disappear? Lolita: Normally I don’t wake up ’til … Read More >>

SILVER CIRCLE REVIEWS: March 2008

Comment on any CD Review in the March Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know which review you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board NEPTUNE Radium/Table of the Elements Gong Lake 10-song CD “Forty-pound guitars assembled entirely from scrap metal” (and the like). So sayeth the presskit, and the wary are to be forgiven for thinking that this has got to be too gimmicky to be good. The wary … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: March 2008

  Comment on any Live Review in the March Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board GOZU O’Brien’s, Allston, MA 1/31/08 I’m eagerly huffing down Harvard Ave. to see the soon-to-be legendary band that is Gozu. Featuring members of Superhoney, Wargasm, Trip Hammer, I am expecting this set to rock! To my chagrin, Gozu’s first show has sold out the meager … Read More >>