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Bands you like are making video games
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In a growing trend, the music and gaming worlds have joined forces to create interactive gaming music videos. Sounds like the perfect combination, right? Who wouldn’t want to listen to their favorite artist while playing along to an old school, arcade-style video game? Below are three music-inspired video games guaranteed to successfully waste your time. More

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Will Sheff
Okkervil River’s Will Sheff talks New Hampshire roots, desire to avoid stardom
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When New Hampshire-born Will Sheff, frontman of veteran folk rockers Okkervil River, returns to Boston to play The Sinclair on Saturday, he’ll once again be performing in a mid-size venue to fans, relatives and old friends. This time, though, he’s returning to New England in support of an album inspired by his hometown, Meriden, New Hampshire, and his youth. “The Silver Gymnasium,” a nostalgic autobiography of a ten year-old Sheff in 1986, continues Okkervil River’s legacy as introspective, niche, career musicians. If Okkervil River don’t ever break mainstream — and if Sheff has a say, they may not want to — this album does put the frontman’s small town on the map. More