The October highlight for Underground Music is the Homegrown Festival. The 3-day gathering runs on the weekend of October 14 and features a lot of local and national acts.
By David Cooper
Battles, Walls. At Royale Music Club, Boston, MA, October 2, 7 p.m., 18+, $20.
Battles is touring their latest album, Gloss Drop. The three-piece band makes instrumental progressive rock. Electronic drone duo Walls opens.
Homegrown Fest. At 4th Wall Project, October 14–16.
The Homegrown Fest features lots of upcoming rock acts. Here are the ones to look out for in particular: White Fence, Gary War, PC Worship, Grass Widow.
You can find the full lineup, tickets, and more information here.
Harmonizer, Geoff Mullen. At O’Brien’s Pub, Allston, MA, October 16, 8 p.m., 18+, $8.
Harmonizer plays electronic drone music with a definite Jon Hassell influence. Geoff Mullen supplies guitar-based drone.
Big Troubles, Young Prisms, Cuffs. At TT The Bear’s Place, Cambridge, MA, October 19, $10.
Big Troubles plays sugary, indie pop music. They have just released a new album, Romantic Comedy. Young Prisms and Cuffs open.
Boris, Asobi Seksu, Liturgy. At Royale Music Club, Boston, MA, October 25, 7 p.m., 18+, $18.
A show for fans of heavy rock: Boris brings their Japanese metal prowess, Asobi Seksu plays dreamy shoegaze, and Liturgy plays fast, black metal.
The Field. At Great Scott, Allston, MA, October 30, 8 p.m., 18+, $13.
The Field (Axel Willner) plays hypnotic, minimal techno. He will be touring his latest album, Looping State of Mind.