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Eli Badra


Lotus return with a new sound

Not two years after releasing the double EP Oil on Glass/Feather on Wood, Lotus is back in the spotlight with another new release. To mark the occasion, Lotus will be embarking on an extensive tour this fall, starting in Boston this Thursday. Bassist and singer Jesse Miller was kind enough to speak with us about the new album and what it means for the band.

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My Morning Jacket deliver stellar show in Boston

Touring in support of their newest album, Circuital, the Kentucky quintet made their way to Boston on Sunday, bringing their scorching live show to a sold-out Bank of America Pavilion. Just how good was it? Find out, inside.

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311 turn back the clock in Mansfield

Despite what the marquis and concert calendars look like, the 90’s are over. Hailing from Nebraska, 311 have weathered the storm. They’ve been recording and touring for well over 20 years now, and show no signs of stopping. But, as evidenced by their show at the Comcast Center last Saturday, they have seemed to slow down a bit.

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moe. jam on in Lowell

Road warriors moe. made their way to the Lowell’s Boarding House Park on Friday as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series, bringing with them the hope of some respite from the ridiculous heat wave that Boston had been enduring. How did the jam band favorites fair? Find out, inside.

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Fleet Foxes shine in Boston

Touring in support of their sophomore release, Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes hit Boston on Tuesday night for a sold out show at the the venerable Orpheum Theatre. Though it was a short evening, their 75-minute performance was masterful, translating their rich sound perfectly from studio to stage.

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Trail of Dead make their mark on Cambridge

Touring in support their critically acclaimed seventh album, Tao of the Dead, …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead made their way to Massachusetts on Saturday. Rocking the downstairs room at the Middle East in Cambridge, the band commonly referred to as Trail of Dead delivered a show that a show that more than lived up to their name.

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The Low Anthem celebrate release of new album

It’s been a steady upward climb for The Low Anthem over the past few years. The Providence quartet, who rose to the national stage in 2009’s, is back in the spotlight with the recent release their new album, Smart Flesh. We caught up with the band to discuss the new album and their sold-out show at the Old South Church in Boston tonight.

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Deerhoof still going strong with tenth album

Veteran indie rockers Deerhoof are back on the road behind a brand new release, Deerhoof vs. Evil. With a stop at the Middle East in Cambridge scheduled for tonight, we caught with longtime guitarist John Dieterich to discuss the tour and the new album.

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Chromeo heat up the House of Blues

Chromeo have been touring almost nonstop since the release of their third album, Business Casual, last fall. The Montreal-based electro duo of P-Thugg and Dave 1 brought their gregarious live show to the House of Blues last week and delivered a quick set of crowd pleasers that kept the crowd engaged throughout. Get the full review, inside.

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Little Dragon show great promise in Allston

Hitting the brand new Brighton Music Hall for a sold out show, the Swedish ensemble turned the Allston venue into an energetic, raucous dance party for their devoted following. Get the full review, inside.

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