Two of our favorite bands, co-headlining! We couldn’t be more excited about this. If ever there were two bands that needed to tour together it’s Blondie and Garbage. Because, let’s face it, there would be no Garbage if Blondie hadn’t paved the way for them. It’s no secret that Blondie’s Debbie Harry has...Read more
Last October I had the pleasure of interviewing James Hinton, who goes by the name The Range. He's just released a 360 degree, virtual reality video for "Florida," my favorite song from his latest album Potential. The vocals for "Florida" were done by a young woman...
interview by Michael McCarthy Jack Russell is the original lead singer of the iconic hard rock/heavy metal band Great White, which rose to fame in the ’80’s and early ’90’s with hits like “Rock Me,” “Save Your Love” and their cover of Ian Hunter’s “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.” Where most of their peers...Read more
"I cannot breathe," sings Maximo Park's frontman Paul Smith on their just released new single "Risk to Exist," but the song is actually a breath of fresh air. I haven't been doing many song of the day posts lately, less they take the focus off of our...
interview by Michael McCarthy A few months ago I discovered this wonderful thing called Bookbub. Basically, you sign up and tell them what retailers you purchase E-books from and which genres you enjoy and then every day – even on weekends – they E-mail you a list of books that are on sale....Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Rob Garza is one half of the duo known as Thievery Corporation, which he created with Eric Hilton during the summer of 1995 in Washington D.C. at the Eighteen Street Lounge. Their sound is big on dub, dancehall, house and other types of music, but they are considered pioneers...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Stephen Pearcy is famous for being the lead singer of the heavy metal band RATT, which has just reunited with plans to do some live dates and, hopefully, a new album. Aside from being the vocalist, Stephen is the one who named the band and founded it and was/is...Read more
FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE HARVARD ATHLETIC COMPLEX IN ALLSTON, MA MAY 26, 2017 – MAY 28, 2017 EARLY BIRD TICKETS ARE ON SALE TODAY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017 AT 10:00AM EST www.bostoncalling.com January 12, 2017 – Boston, MA – Boston Calling, one of the Northeast’s most iconic...Read more
Hey peeps! Just a quick note to let you know we're on vacation until January 2nd. We've mentioned it on Twitter, but it occurs to me that some of you probably don't follow us. So. I thought I should finally mention it here. In...
by Michael McCarthy Adriana Mather is a descendant of Cotton Mather, one of the key players from the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials. Accordingly, it should come as no surprise that her debut novel, the young adult best-seller How to Hang A Witch, is ripe with almost as many historical facts as it is...Read more
by Michael McCarthy After being the edgiest contestant on the one season of The Voice in Sweden and making it pretty far into the competition, Nicole Sabouné released her debut album, Must Exist, in 2014. It was an especially dark album, but a very successful one, thanks largely to the inspired singles “Win...Read more
by Michael McCarthy If St. Vincent ditched the electronics and simply made her music with live instruments, she would probably sound a lot like Lily Virginia, who’s an equally talented singer/songwriter/guitarist. Other artists Lily reminds me of are Ben Folds – she’s like a female Ben, just using guitar instead of piano –...Read more