Vice-addled psych rock declares nuclear guerre on Cambridge. Rumors that they're a slouchy live won't keep us away.
BLACK LIPS: Interview: Black Lips frontman Cole Alexander | Review: 200 Million Thousand
GIG: Saturday March 7 | Middle East Downstairs | 18+ | $12
DOWNLOAD: Black Lips, "Starting Over" [mp3]
Half-dozen or so shows in the US on this tour; you want to bet they'll be back anytime soon?
TINDERSTICKS: Myspace | Editor's Pick
GIG: Saturday March 7 | Somerville Theatre | all ages | $20
DOWNLOAD: Tindersticks, "The Hungry Saw" [@RCRD LBL]
We assume Sammy Bananas is still on the decks behind Nantucket's finest Prince-baiting R&B showband. And maybe he'll take a break from mining Fool's Gold to make this one?
MISS FAIRCHILD: Review: Won't Be Your Kept Woman | MySpace
GIG: Saturday March 7 | Middle East upstairs | 18+ | $15
DOWNLOAD: Miss Fairchild, "Won't Be Your Kept Woman Mixtape" [@IAMFUELYOUAREFRIENDS] DOWNLOAD: Sammy Bananas, "Pre-Party Jamz Mixtape" [@NickyDigital]
Alas -- alack! -- C5's hit single has proved to be a historical speedbump on the road to the Jonas Brothers' total world domination. Now Boston's own emo-lite pop groop are reloading from the ground up with a residency at the Lizard Lounge.
CLICK 5: That time they opened for Ashlee Simpson | Back when they were a big deal or whatever | MySpace
GIG: Saturday March 7 | Lizard Lounge | 21+ | $15
DOWNLOAD: We got nothing. But you really need to check out that YouTube video up there.