Last week, Perry Eaton of BDCwire asked me to contribute to this piece on post-9/11 rock music. Today, we continued the conversation, widening the scope to that period in rock that followed the alternative boom of the early-to-mid 90s and preceded the indie rock bloom of the early-to-mid 00s. Then we tied it all in to the present-day, and the recent announcement of the Jay Z-backed streaming music service Tidal. More
Last month, we debuted our Six Songs segment with Boston-based freelance writer Luke O’Neil. This month, TJ Connelly returns to the RadioBDC netwaves to chat and play six songs. Actually, it ended up being seven; TJ’s an old friend, so he gets special treatment. We got an insiders perspective on his DJ gigs with the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and played, well, click through and listen to find out. And check out the playlist, posted below. More
Mike Bello from the Boston Globe was in studio this morning with the latest updates on the Tsarnaev and Hernandez trials, as well as news on Boston Police Officer John Moynihan. Click through for the podcast. More
Scottish indie-pop mainstays Belle & Sebastian played to a packed House of Blues on Monday night in support of their recently-released 9th studio LP, Girls In Peacetime Want to Dance. Fellows Scots Honeyblood opened the show.
And you thought the shiny, happy 2015 Sox would get through spring training without a bit of hullabaloo. Silly rabbit. Shane Victorino and David Ortiz both grabbed their fair share of press last week for comments they made. Listen to me, Chad Finn and Steve Silva talk about why after we cover Christian Vazquez, Sandy Leon Koji Uehara, and Clay Buchholz. More
Veteran U.K. shoegazers Swervedriver returned to Boston on Saturday night for a show at The Sinclair in support of I Wasn’t Born to Lose You, their first new record in 17 years. L.A.’s Gateway Drugs opened the show.