OUR EYES ON YOU Dec 2006

Rita : Do you believe it's already time again to start picking up thoughtful gifts for everyone you care about? Lolita : I guess it's time to narrow down that “care about” list. I've got it down to two. Rita : Some people love giving presents every year. Lolita : I'm tired of receiving re-gifted items that were never meant for me. Maybe it would be a good idea to help people out with what gifts they should be giving. … Read More >>

DUNCAN WILDER JOHNSON

An interview with Duncan Wilder Johnson about his three-CD set with Destruct-a-thon, Kill It All Away, and spoken word: Destruct-a-thon: Es Muerto Kill It All Away Duncan Wilder Johnson has a Short Guy Complex: Spoken Word IV by Clay N. Ferno Duncan Wilder Johnson is a hyper-motivated writer, performer, musician, and photographer. He is releasing a brand new 3-CD set this month that encompasses and celebrates his many talents. The first CD is his fourth spoken word CD, the second … Read More >>

BRETT ROSENBERG

NEW PROBLEM by Lindsay Crudele Four hours a day, the law firm requires typing. When that's through, once a week, he visits the track, watches the horses run around, and tries to break even on twelve bucks. Brett Rosenberg is not trying to paint a glamorous picture. Alienation and anger is the theme of his new solo record, and his explanation of how he spends his non-musical time is painted through a lens no rosier. “Whatever scene I'm in,” he … Read More >>

26 Years of Boston Rock

1981-1985 TIME WARP IN THE ANNE FRANK MUSEUM by Joe Coughlin    Jesus, has it really been 25 years? Actually, longer. The drinking age was 18 when I started clubbing, four years before T Max hatched this thing. The number of bands back then who had the stuff to endure (and sadly, didn’t) is staggering. But the number of people still at it is equally so. This is a VERY short list of players who made these pages back then, … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS Feb 2006

ELI REED & THE TRUE LOVES, THE DIAMOND MINES, THE MULES Central Square VFW, Cambridge MA 1/28/06 A sampling of hipsters, rude boys and girls, art-noise kids, college students and townies fill up the basement of the Central Sq. VFW to give witness to the last True Loves show.   The show is scheduled to start at 9:00; it is now 9:35. I grab a $2 Budweiser can from the bar on the other side of the swinging doors and make … Read More >>