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
Kev Decor bills his new mixtape LV BN BRKas 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
After the release of a critically acclaimed debut record that produced one of last year’s most popular songs, it was really no surprise that Bleachers quickly sold out last week’s show at the House of Blues. Luckily Yahoo Screen and our friends at Live Nation were on hand to capture the performance for those of us who were unable to snag a ticket. Below you can view 4 live versions from one of last year’s biggest breakthrough artists. More
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