LuxDeluxe Delivers with New Album “Let’s Do Lunch”
Apr07

LuxDeluxe Delivers with New Album “Let’s Do Lunch”

LuxDeluxe Let’s Do Lunch (Spirithouse) Release date: 5/5/17The latest release from these Northampton rockers is a pretty straightforward affair. In fact, the album’s opening track, “Intro,” even welcomes listeners and lists each band member’s name in succession.Ned King, Jacob Rosazza, Gabriel Bernini, Caleb Rosazza and Jake Edwards, have seen their collective profile rise over the past few years playing sold out shows, earning the...

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Say Yes to Expanded Elliott Smith “Either/ Or” Reissue
Mar10

Say Yes to Expanded Elliott Smith “Either/ Or” Reissue

Elliott Smith Either/ Or: Expanded Edition (Kill Rock Stars) Release date: 3/10/17Either you are an Elliott Smith fan, or you are not.For some, Smith is the singer and songwriter who contributed a handful of heart-rending songs to the soundtrack of the film “Good Will Hunting,” including the Oscar-nominated number “Miss Misery.” For others, he remains a cult-figure, known equally for his delicate artistry and his sudden death in 2003....

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Emo Core
Oct10

Emo Core

He has played multiple instruments, in multiple bands, for multiple decades. The sum total of all these multiples? Scene stalwart Henning Ohlenbusch has played with or supported acts of almost every genre in his prolific career. Rock, pop, surf, psychedelic… You name it.But even Ohlenbusch must admit, the latest gig he has booked – Nov. 16, at the Iron Horse in Northampton – is a definitive first. It’s an Emo show of...

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Dinosaur Jr. Roars Again on New Album
Aug05

Dinosaur Jr. Roars Again on New Album

Dinosaur Jr. Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not (Jagjaguwar) Release date: 8/5/16Break out the ear plugs. Western Massachusetts’ own alt-rock power trio, Dinosaur Jr., is back.New album Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not marks the fourth release by the band since the acclaimed 2005 reunion of the group’s original line-up – J Mascis (guitar, vocals), Lou Barlow (bass, vocals) and Murph (drums). In fact, this current incarnation of Dinosaur has...

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Indian Oven Cooks Up Full-Length Album Full of Surprises
Aug12

Indian Oven Cooks Up Full-Length Album Full of Surprises

Indian Oven Tenderness (Self-release/ DIY) Release date: 8/12/16In a 2013 interview, the members of the Western Massachusetts indie rock band Indian Oven – Sam Carpenter (vocals, guitar, bass) and Griffin Bazzeghin (drums, percussion, harmonica, backup vocals) – mentioned exciting plans of starting work on a full-length album. Now, three years later, the duo has emerged with the finished product.With a name like Tenderness, listeners...

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