New Girlfriends →
Boston based Girlfriends just released a new demo/ep entitled ‘Nothing Nice To Say’, which is quite the opposite of my reaction to it. The four song release starts with the garagey punk ballad ‘Big Machines’ and has a great guitar tone with swooning vocals that make it pretty damn hard not to like. While Big Machines is very much the style that the group is widely known...
CQ Offers 6 Month Pass to Great Scott & TT's →
$159 gets you 6 month access (Jan 1st - Jun 30th) to any show at TT’s and Great Scott. I won’t buy it, but it seems like its a pretty good deal if you go to a lot of shows. My question is, why didn’t they include O’Briens? It’s the same booking company and I probably go there more than anywhere else.
HBO Sucks Now →
Bored to Death and How to Make it in America were the only two shows I was still psyched on for HBO. They ran Entourage into the ground and ended it a mere 3 seasons too late, and now they fuck up again. Enlightened, really?
In the deepest of New England winter months, Teenage Cool Kids will be playing in deep ass Lower Allston at the house venue ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Us’ aka the worst house venue name in the world. Despite the shitty name, there’s a great lineup matched with them and is as follows Four Eyes Girlfriends The Big Big Bucks 2/26 7pm $7-10 scale Now I know that...
Will Farrell made a bunch of Old Milwaukee... →
There’s no apparent reason why Will Ferrall volunteered to make a series of commericals for Wisconson beer company Old Milwaukee, but they’re pretty funny either way.
Kelly's Roast Beef in Allston to Close on Sunday →
Good Riddance. Overpriced, average roast beef sandwiches were never on my list of things to get when Bagel Rising is next door. Maybe something cool will end up in the spot, PROBS NOT LOLZ.