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Songs You Should Know: “VRY BLK” – Jamila Woods

Songs You Should Know: “VRY BLK” – Jamila Woods

If you’re anything like me, two years ago you were shook by Beyoncé’s premiere of “Formation,” a paean to Black life in the U.S. It was 2016, and between her performance of the song at the Super Bowl plus the exclusivity of the upcoming Lemonade, that album was the world […]

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Gallery: The Devil’s Twins & Julie Rhodes – Live at Fraser

Gallery: The Devil’s Twins & Julie Rhodes – Live at Fraser

January 17th, 2018 — Noir-punk band The Devil’s Twins, and bluesy singer/songwriter Julie Rhodes are National Treasures. And we’re still reeling from the rocking show they both put on in the Fraser Performance Studio at WGBH on Wednesday night as part of our new Live at Fraser series.  Loud guitar, upright […]

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Gallery: Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues

Gallery: Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues

December 28th, 2017 — The Mighty Mighty Bosstones kicked off their annual Hometown Throwdown last night at the House of Blues. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the show, and of the bands album Let’s Face It, and they celebrated by playing it in its entirety, followed by a set […]

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Watch: Sidney Gish – Live at Fraser

Watch: Sidney Gish – Live at Fraser

October 29, 2017 – New Jersey native, and third-year music industry major at Northeastern University, Sidney Gish, performs live in the Fraser Performance Studio at WGBH.  Video Credits: Greg Shea – Director/Camera/Editor Alan Mattes – Audio Recording & Mix Chris Voss – Host Jess Barnthouse – Camera Stacy Buchanan […]

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Watch: Tash Sultana – Live at The Paradise

Watch: Tash Sultana – Live at The Paradise

September 30, 2017 – Tash Sultana performs a sold-out set at the Paradise Rock Club. Tash sat down with us before the show to talk to about the inspiration behind some of her biggest songs, her journey from street busker to touring the world, and her struggles with mental illness. […]

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Playlist: Happy Holidaze

Playlist: Happy Holidaze

Enjoy your holiday with this blend of soulful-funky-hip playlist celebrating the holiday season. 

Tool at the Boston Calling Music Festival // Photo: Jeff Porter

Gallery: Our Favorite Photos from 2017

2017 is (almost) over and out. We’re confident that this year will go down as one of the busiest yet in Boston (when we’re talking about music), which made it hard to pull together our most favorite concert photos into the gallery below. We are so grateful for our talented […]

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The Soundtrack to Your Melancholy Holidays: “Growing Pains” by Courtney Swain

The Soundtrack to Your Melancholy Holidays: “Growing Pains” by Courtney Swain

For most people, the holidays are a season for celebration: a loud, bright, joyful time to jingle-bell-rock around the Christmas tree and watch a blackout Ryan Seacrest ring in another ball drop. For others, the unforgiving winter nights usher in a time of deep reflection — long winter walks, hot […]

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Noir-Punk Band The Devil’s Twins are Coming to WGBH

Noir-Punk Band The Devil’s Twins are Coming to WGBH

Punk vibes and Rockabilly riffs pair with the dueling vocals of Nikki Coogan and Jeremiah Louf, to define the unique sound of The Devil’s Twins, a Boston-based band that is just bursting onto the scene. Well, the stars have aligned, and we’re excited to be bringing them to WGBH for our […]

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The Regrettes at the Paradise // Photo: Jess Barnthouse

Gallery: The Regrettes at the Paradise

December 7th, 2017 — The Regrettes played a rockin’ show at the Paradise Rock Club last night.  The quartet — all in their teens — opened for their fellow CA-based bands The Interrupters and SWMRS, and played songs from their 2017 debut, Feel Your Feelings Fool!, an album chock full of angsty […]

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