The Goo Goo Dolls continue to exist, continue to make great alt-rock

The Goo Goo Dolls have basically been around forever. We all know “Iris” is one of the best, or most widely known alternative rock songs of all time, but their most recent album has quite a few gems that have so far remained relatively undiscovered. Magnetic was released in June of this year and, aside […]

Song of the Moment: "Ballroom Bones" - The Ceremonies

Can you feel it? The crisp breeze is becoming a little sharper. It’s getting colder and colder. Even Bay State Road is looking a little grey. Winter is fast approaching and my mood is quickly declining. To combat this unfortunate feeling, I’ve found the perfect song to distract me. “Ballroom Bones” by The Ceremonies is […]

Concert Preview: The Mowgli's on 11/15

Pure feel-good music. That’s the only way I can describe The Mowgli’s. They have an expected light and happy SoCal sound. Their song “Hi, Hey There, Hello” is the kind of song that makes it impossible to frown and can even make the gray, rainy weather as of late seem a little sunnier than it […]

The Neighbourhood and Lovelife rock the Dise

Last Monday evening, dozens of girls lined up outside the Paradise Rock Club to wait for The Neighbourhood. What they got first was UK band Lovelife. Though very different from The Neighbourhood’s heavier sound, they blend R&B-styled lyrics with a synth-pop sound and, from the very first song, they captured everyone’s attention. They play songs […]

Atlas Genius show worth losing sleep over

A couple of Tuesdays ago, I spent another evening at the House of Blues. As a venue, it’s pretty nice and they manage to have really good bands there every week. (I’m going to go broke very quickly living in this city.) Anyway, this time it was Atlas Genius and it was yet another amazing show. […]

Introducing... Nick Santino & The Northern Wind

Back in the day, there was a band named A Rocket to The Moon and unfortunately they just recently broke up in late August. I was a big fan of their boy band indie sound. Their songs are great for getting ready for a night out and for brooding after a heartbreak. Though they won’t […]

Hooked on Phoenix

Phoenix is always a good show. I admit that I am incredibly biased because they are one of my favorite bands, but I am very serious. I have seen them three times in the past six months. I know, I know. That just seems excessive, but it means that I have more than enough evidence. First […]