The Proletariat

THE PROLETARIAT by Eric Baylies The Proletariat were one of the best Boston bands of the early ’80s. After just two incredible albums and some songs on the legendary This Is Boston Not L.A. compilation album (with the likes of Gang Green, The FU’s, Jerry’s Kids, and The Freeze) the band ceased to exist. Finally after over thirty years they are coming back to play Boston and Providence. Lumped in with the hardcore and punk movements of the time, partly due … Read More >>

Sam Bayer

SAM BAYER FETCHED IN A PRIVATE JET by T Max Sam Bayer is a unique folk singer-songwriter from Cambridge, MA.  He’s edgier than most in the field, and his intelligence is obvious as soon as he opens his mouth.  He uses his wit to create some of the most interesting and and humorous takes on life and this is what ends up on his albums.  His latest, The Great Indoors, is pure evidence of his ability to entertain.  I met … Read More >>

7 Conn Bands

By A.J. Wachtel All the participants in the New England music scene are on the same team. We just play a lot of different genres at a lot of variable venues throughout five separate states. Each of these assorted areas have their own special sound and unique characteristics. Check out what THE JAY STOLLMAN BAND, GOODNIGHT MOONSHINE, FRANK VIELE, DELUXE, THE MIGHTY SOUL DRIVERS, BABY DYNAMITE and WEST END BLEND all say about Connecticut’s happening entertainment environment. … THE JAY … Read More >>

David Carradine

DAVID CARRADINE             by Eric Baylies David Carradine are a Providence, Rhode Island, punk band that have terrorizing and entertaining audiences throughout the United States for about a decade. They are easily one of the best have bands in New England, both live and in the studio. I was fortunate enough to speak with lead singer Josh Marsie about all things David Carradine. Noise: How did you guys come up with the band name? Josh: … Read More >>

7 Maine Bands

SEVEN MAINE ACTS TO TAKE NOTE OF By A.J. Wachtel All the participants in the New England music scene are on the same team. We just play a lot of different genres at a lot of variable venues throughout five separate states. Each of these assorted areas have their own special sound and unique characteristics. Check out what the JUKE ROCKETS BAND, BUCK CURRAN (from ARBOREA), THE MALLETT BROTHERS BAND, BLACK CAT ROAD, DOMINIC AND THE LUCID, ISAIAH BENNETT and … Read More >>

Kyle Morgan

Q and A with KYLE MORGAN by Kathy Sands-Boehmer Kyle Morgan’s music is like potpourri.  It offers up a variety of electrifying vocal influences along with some rather strong and impactful music that takes your breath away.  When mixed all together, it’s quite memorable – it’s a style that sticks to one’s soul.  Kyle’s Appalachian roots have indeed flourished in New England as he has traveled the area and sung his songs and, fortunately, there is more to come—real soon.  … Read More >>

7 Vermont Bands

SEVEN VERMONT BANDS TO TAKE NOTE OF By A.J. Wachtel All the participants in the New England music scene are on the same team. We just play a lot of different genres at a lot of variable venues throughout five separate states. Each of these assorted areas have their own special sound and unique characteristics. Check out what JATOBA, MISSION CREEP, CARTON, THE WRITE BROTHERS, CRICKET BLUE, VILLANELLES and DWIGHT & NICOLE all say about Vermont’s happening entertainment environment. … … Read More >>

7 N.H. Bands

SEVEN BANDS TO TAKE NOTE OF IN NEW HAMPSHIRE by A.J. Wachtel All the participants in the New England music scene are on the same team. We just play a lot of different genres at a lot of variable venues throughout five separate states. Each of these assorted areas have their own special sound and unique characteristics. Check out what BEST NOT BROKEN, DOWNTOWN DAVE & THE DEEP POCKETS, RHYTHM METHOD, YOUNG FRONTIER, GRETCHEN & THE PICKPOCKETS, ANNA MADSEN and … Read More >>