LIVE REVIEWS: July 2009

Comment on any Live Review in 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 THE ELASTIC WASTE BAND (MORPHINE?) Atwood’s Tavern, Cambridge, MA 5/26/09 I consider myself a pretty big Morphine fan; I’d see them every chance I could back when their singer, Mark Sandman, was alive. When I heard that Atwood’s Tavern was hosting a residency featuring Morphine [the band doesn’t … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: June 2009

Comment on any Live Review in 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 RICK BERLIN & THE OLD STAG STRING QUARTET Hi-N-Dry/Armory Arts Center, Somerville, MA 5/9/09 One small step into the new residence of Hi-N-Dry and an eerie feeling of calmness takes over. In a dimly lit room, framed memorabilia of the late-Mark Sandman and Morphine, the indescribable (though impressive) … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: May 2009

Comment on any Live Review in 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     GREG HAWKES Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 3/22/09 It’s a mighty thrill to spend an evening at Club Passim with a major member of Boston Rock elite, stepping outside his normal role as keyboardist extraordinaire with the Cars (old or new). Ladies and gents, introducing Mr. Greg … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: April 2009

Comment on any Live Review in 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   JENNY DEE & THE DEELINQUENTS, THE EMEEN Z BAND The Middle East, Cambridge MA 3/11/09 Pretty fair sized crowd for a slow and sleepy Wednesday night. This being the “Night of a Thousand Musicians,” the number of band members floating around almost outnumbers the audience. Case in … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: March 2009

  Comment on any Live Review in 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 THREE DAY THRESHOLD, ROGUE HEROES, GIRLS GUNS & GLORY, CASSAVETTES The Paradise, Boston, MA 1/31/09 Tonight my friend Shaugy of WUMD accompanies me to the Paradise. The occasion is the seventh annual Rodfest, a fundraiser for the Greg Moynahan Scholarship at Stonehill College. I’m familiar with a … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: February 2009

VADALNA TRIBAL DANCE CO., INCUS Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, MA 12/6/08 The metaphysical limbs of each audience member’s mind and inner-self expand outwards and intermingle as dancers of the Vadalna Tribal Dance Co. perform the theatrical production of Menagerie to the musical vibrations created by the band Incus. A sacred ambience filled with joy is created within the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center as seven different human virtues are explored through music and corporal expression. They consist of Truth, Change, … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: December 2008

Comment on any Live Review in 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  CAMPAIGN FOR REAL-TIME, GOOSEPIMP ORCHESTRA, LOWERCASE P Awesomeville, Allston, MA 10/31/2008 Deep within an industrial warehouse a mix of smoke and dust inflame my nostrils as I weave through corners and up stairwells. It’s Halloween night and I can see Jesus, a scantily clad dead bride, and Amy … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: November 2008

Comment on any Live Review in 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  PLANETOID Great Scott, Allston, MA 8/28/08 For some reason I’m bummed out—so I seek out the only cure I know that can help; some good old, honest, rock ’n’ roll. With nowhere in mind, a good friend suggests Great Scott, as they have kick ass shows lined up … Read More >>