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Colin Stetson’s maximalist, lung-wrenching meditations on bass saxophone often incorporate imagery of powerful animals. And at recent live shows, he has taken to sharing a story about a real life… More »


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In the gorgeous new video for their 2011 single, “The Fox,” dramatic Swedish synth-pop duo Niki & the Dove perform the haunting song live in the forests near Issaquah, Washington… More »


Lee “Scratch” Perry has a simple message: love people, love nature, destroy evil. His delivery, though, is not so simple. The reggae legend speaks in a fervent stream of tongue-twisting,… More »


When their long-awaited, Dan Auerbach-produced project was indefinitely shelved, the Growlers struck out on their own to cut something more true to form: a garage rock LP with a name… More »


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Melody’s Echo Chamber surfaced in late June via a lone, mysterious single. The dreamy fuzz gem “Crystallized” came seemingly out of nowhere, adding a psychedelic gleam to Summer 2012. But,… More »


It’s been almost a decade since endearingly yelpy indie outfit Clap Your Hands Say Yeah won the hearts of the blogosphere without the help of any record label. And while… More »


In an amusing twist, one of the hottest Ethiopian bands going lives in Boston. Led by saxophonist-mastermind Danny Mekonnen, the 11-member Debo Band plays lush, orchestral interpretations of Ethiopian music. More »


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Brooklyn art-rock auteurs Dirty Projectors teamed up with NYC live music moguls Bowery Presents for a brief, 24-hour YouTube broadcast of last night’s set at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. More »


George Lewis Jr. ruffles his trademark coiffure and spills some blood in Twin Shadow’s new, Keith Musil-directed video for “Five Seconds,” a motorcycle odyssey that turns into a crowbar-aided gang… More »


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