Jake and Scott discuss his new record and how his relationship to music has evolved since his days in Pavement.
Here good songs come in threes. Hot Singles spotlights up and coming bands around New England.
Jake McKelvie, himself a touring musician, invites guests to his podcast from all over the independent music world.
A standout track called “i just wanna lie” from Little Star’s demo collection love and kisses gets the full treatment on their recent self-titled album. “I Just Wanna Lie” (now with capital letters) maintains its standout status with crisp production that feels like it fills every space of your ear with infectious falsetto vocals. With … Continued
Donte Thomas and Bocha, two rappers out of Portland, OR, recently combined their powers to make Garden Boys. I saw them whip a stiff crowd into a proper party with their dancing and on-point delivery. DJDD’s production on “Venus Flytrap” forebodes and entices, the brass bassline calling to mind a sort of Scooby Doo … Continued
Daniel Bonespur is a trip without ever sounding like anything but a sweetheart. A pitch-perfect voice with a wry perspective and fanciful sense of storytelling that builds on that of The Magnetic Fields’ Stephen Merritt. Mr. Bonespur often tours solo, so it’s a treat to hear him accompanied on this track by a sympathetic … Continued
I caught a Boogarins set a couple years ago and was blown away by their communicative jamming and their command over psychedelic textures.