LIVE REVIEWS: October 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  ALVIS  Midway Café, Jamaica Plain, MA  8/23/08 It had been nine long, lonely years since Alvis last performed. Here are some of the terms I used in this very space to describe it at the time: “Alvis, a.k.a. Allan Sheinfeld… exhumed the Anti-King and shlepped his filthy carcass … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: September 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  MUCK & THE MIRES, THE CURSES, THE SPRAINED ANKLES Great Scott, Allston MA 7/19/08 I’m not often out here Allston way, but how in God’s name can I pass up this line-up? Truth be told, I came here looking for a fight—with those goofy punk rockers the Sprained … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Summer 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 Boar  TEMPER Middle East Corner, Cambridge 6/13/08 Benefit for a Free Tibet 9:50 pm: A solid crowd has packed the Mideast Corner tonight and narry a table is available. Another good sign is that most of the people at these tables are largely Temper fans. T Max himself … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: June 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 ANDREA GILLIS BAND Plough & Stars, Cambridge MA 4/26/08 As expected, it’s a good size crowd at the Plough tonight—after all, it’s not every year they book the Rumble Finals into such a tiny venue. Arriving late, I manage to miss the other finalists but luckily I’m right … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: May 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 DUKE LEVINE Atwood’s, Cambridge, MA 3/31/08 Tonight’s the final night of Duke Levine’s Monday night residency at Atwood’s. A capacity crowd gathers and shrugs off their responsibility to get a good night’s sleep for their job or classes, for tonight is about one thing and one thing only—amazing … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: April 2008

  Comment on any Live Review in the April 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 DREAMCHILD Gotharama The Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge, MA 3/8/08 Gotharama is a dungeon freak show for the perverse and afflicted—my kind of Americans! Dreamchild’s set begins with a harp—“Its time to listen up motherfuckers” the strings seem to sing. Cheryl belts out deliciously devilish lyrics … 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 >>

LIVE REVIEWS: February 2008

MeandJOANCOLLINS Comment on any Live Review in February's 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 MEandJOANCOLLINS, I HAVE EARS, AD FRANK Cantab, Cambridge MA MARLENE SILVA photo show closing Zuzu, Cambridge, MA 1/4/08 I head out early in the evening to Zuzu to see Marlene Silva’s photo show before it comes down. The place is already full and it’s a little … Read More >>