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The Fresh and Onlys, Discovering New Tools and Ways to Use Them
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The Fresh and Onlys’ frontman Tim Cohen credits his revitalized approach to songwriting to living in complete and utter isolation when penning tracks for “House of Spirits” (released last month on Mexican Summer). The band’s fifth album is moodily downtempo, while simultaneously saturated with dense harmonies and hooks. But Cohen’s intention wasn’t necessarily to plumb heavy emotions from listeners–it was to take advantage of his geography. More

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With love from Russia, Boston band Quilt comes home tonight
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When your band is breaking, sometimes it’s important to take a break. Buzzy psych-folk trio Quilt spent the majority of this year in a self-imposed tour hibernation, either home in Boston or in New York working on “Held In Splendor,” its sophomore record due out on Mexican Summer in January. That is, except for one jaunt to Russia. Before the band’s show tonight at TT the Bear’s Place in Cambridge (along with Happy Jawbone Family Band and locals CreaturoS), lead singer Anna Rochinski caught us up on its new 7-inch “Arctic Shark,” the upcoming full-length, and getting flown halfway across the world with her band mates, John Andrews and Shane Butler, to play the one-year celebration of a venue/café in Moscow. More