Tour Tales

Emancipator Illuminates Boston With New Tour Surprises

Emancipator Illuminates Boston With New Tour Surprises

Just days after the release of his new album, Dusk to Dawn, producer Doug Appling, who goes by the stage moniker Emancipator, took on Boston’s Paradise Rock Club for a sold-out show on Saturday, February 2. From one funky opener to a bass-heavy closing, the music of the ...

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February 4th, 2013

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Infected Mushroom Unleashes A/V Insanity On Tampa

Infected Mushroom Unleashes A/V Insanity On Tampa

Israeli hardcore electro duo Infected Mushroom blew up the Amp in Tampa Friday, February 1, with a hard-hitting show that left nothing for speculation. On tour in support of new EP Friends On Mushrooms, the pair has transferred the palpable energy of their old live shows ...

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February 4th, 2013

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Sophia Bastian Leaves Fans Wanting in NYC

Sophia Bastian Leaves Fans Wanting in NYC

On Friday, January 18, I took my mother to see Sophia Bastian at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City’s Lower East Side with specific intentions; I knew she would dig Bastian’s soul-style singing. 

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January 23rd, 2013

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NYE In NYC 2013: 6 Diverse Show Picks

NYE In NYC 2013: 6 Diverse Show Picks

It’s New Year’s Eve, yet again, and for New York locals and visitors, there’s much musical jubilee in store. For those of our readers who aren’t splurging on an eight-hour journey with Phish and the Disco Biscuits at Madison Square Garden, here’s a list of six of the best ...

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December 21st, 2012

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Alex Clare: The “Too Close” Artist Falls Short In Williamsburg

Alex Clare: The “Too Close” Artist Falls Short In Williamsburg

That freaking Internet Explorer song… It is half-dubstep, half-indie rock, and fully contagious. Google it and you will find that the man behind the beat is Alex Clare, a British singer-songwriter that played Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn on Wednesday, December 12. 

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December 20th, 2012

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Adventures In Moksha 2012

Adventures In Moksha 2012

Art Basel week serves as a meeting of the minds for some of today’s most creative thinkers. And, last week, the city of Miami was transformed into a metropolitan canvas, dowsed with all forms of expression. As the sun set Saturday, it appeared as if the city’s thirst to ...

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December 12th, 2012

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Of Monsters And Men Make Beautiful Noise At Terminal 5

Of Monsters And Men Make Beautiful Noise At Terminal 5

I had the pleasure of interviewing Of Monsters and Men in April of 2011. It was less than two years ago, but the band was just getting their footing in the United States. A video of them playing a live version of “Little Talks” was making some waves on YouTube. I played the ...

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November 27th, 2012

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Primus Delivers 3D Odyssey To Miami Diehards

Primus Delivers 3D Odyssey To Miami Diehards

As the lights illuminated the stage and the funk-metal superstars of Primus stepped into their element, the crowd released a thunderous roar in anticipation of the weirdness about to be unleashed. Initial notes signaled that 3D glasses should be fastened, and Primus’s ...

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November 14th, 2012

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Rubblebucket Celebrates Halloween Early At The Funky Biscuit

Rubblebucket Celebrates Halloween Early At The Funky Biscuit

Embracing an early start to the Halloween festivities, Rubblebucket’s performance at the Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton on Thursday, October 25 was yet another bumping party coordinated by South Florida-based scene purveyors Brotherly Love Productions. There has been a lot of ...

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October 30th, 2012

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Smashing Pumpkins Oceania Tour: New Tastes & Old Classics In Boston

Smashing Pumpkins Oceania Tour: New Tastes & Old Classics In Boston

Last Saturday, Boston University’s Agganis Arena was filled with the sounds of the Smashing Pumpkins on their somewhat exclusive Oceania Tour. Billy Corgan, the voice behind some of the most moving music of ‘90s grunge, was joined on stage by current band members Jeff ...

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October 30th, 2012

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