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.
September brings a lot of good shows to Boston. Watch out in particular for the Flying Lotus show if you’re into electronic/ beats music and the Olivia Tremor Control reunion show.
A relative lack of shows leaves for a somewhat empty, final summer month. However, there should be a lot more going on once the college students return to Boston in September.
July brings lots of psychedelic rock music. Be sure to check out the Gang Gang Dance show if you can.
The biggest event this June is the Wilco-curated Solid Sound Festival at the MASS MoCA in North Adams. A couple of these bands will also be playing shows in Boston around the same time as the festival.
Odd Future is the biggest show this month for sure. Get in if you can. Otherwise, the Lightning Bolt and Big Freedia shows should be a blast. By David Cooper.
Things are heating up in Boston this month with some more indie pop, psychedelic rock, and electronic shows. Also, we’re starting to get some legitimate dance music from across the pond, a trend that will most likely continue. Get out and have some fun. Just remember, it’s always about the music. By David Cooper. Dum […]
With Returnal, Daniel Lopatin proves that noise can be beautiful and original. The album is a piece of (Neo?) New Age psychedelia, taking cues from the electronic experiments of the Berlin School. Returnal by Oneohtrix Point Never. Editions Mego By David Cooper In Returnal, Oneohtrix Point Never (OPN), aka Daniel Lopatin, advances the stagnant noise […]
Escape the cold with some good live music this February. These are the shows I would be going to if I had the time and resources. While some fit into the cultural zeitgeist more than others, I predict that all these shows will rule. I’ll show you the door; you take the trip. And say […]
April brings lifted spirits, the Together Electronic Music Festival and psychedelia. The Deep Heaven Now Festival features psych, ambient and shoegaze music. The Together Music Festival has a heavy lineup full of dance and electronic music.