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History Lessons With Public Service Broadcasting
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Most bands would like to think that their music offers up some distinctive element that the listener isn’t getting elsewhere, but in the case of pseudonymous U.K. duo Public Service Broadcasting, that claim can be both stated and verified. The pair’s sound brings to mind latter-day Mogwai with a genuinely unique conceit: a wealth of painstakingly gathered archival samples that function as storytelling devices. More

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Broke Beats: Kev Decor – ‘LV BN BRK’
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Kev Decor bills his new mixtape LV BN BRK as a project, which seems to be accurate. It’s mostly a collection of singles (“4$”, “BANG”, and “Cuckoo” have all been released independently) and scraps hobbled together under an album cover, but that’s fitting considering the multitude of styles Decor experiments with over the course of the album

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2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival - Weekend 2 - Day 1
Converse Announced a Free Five-Day Festival In Boston and the Lineup Is Ridiculous
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Boston’s meteoric rise as a music festival destination continues with Converse’s announcement of a new five-day mini-festival being hosted at the intimate 525-person venue, The Sinclair in Harvard Square. Oh, and it’s completely free.

The Converse Rubber Tracks series, which has hosted free shows at the venue before, has snagged acts that could easily fill a venue three times its size including The Replacements, Passion Pit, Dinosaur Jr., Slayer and Descendents in celebration of their new world headquarters in the city. The series will run from April 27 through May 1. More

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2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 3
5 Things That Happened at Coachella This Past Weekend
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While there are plenty of incredible things that didn’t happen at Coachella this year, there’s plenty of rich people shenanigans going that did manage to take place over the course of one fated weekend in one fated valley. In case all your friends from college weren’t fulfilling the PR prophesy and posted about it all morning, here are five of the things that have people buzzing. More

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‘Space Jazz': A Look Back on L. Ron Hubbard’s Music Career
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Scientology has been under a microscope even more than usual recently with the release of Alex Gibney’s documentary Going Clear, which shed new light on alleged activities taking place within the organization founded by sci-fi author L. Ron Hubbard in 1954. More

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Riot Grrrl Day, as Mansplained by a Manly Man
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Mayor Walsh has proclaimed today Riot Grrrl Day, an official holiday celebrating the feminist musical movement begun by Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill in the early 1990s. Sure, Hanna will be at the Wilbur Theater tonight to show you what Riot Grrrls are made of, but why not let this man explain it to you instead? More

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A Brief History of the Riot Grrrl Movement in Honor of Boston’s Riot Grrrl Day
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Marty Walsh has outdone himself, announcing that April 9 is now officially “Riot Grrrl Day” in Boston. The day will be celebrated in celebration of one of the movement’s key figures and Bikini Kill frontwoman Kathleen Hanna, who performs at the Wilbur tomorrow night. More

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