So how about that Superb Owl, eh? While most of America was watching Marilyn Manson botch the National Anthem and the world's greatest karaoke band make even Slash look ridiculous, Dave Duncan of FNX Radio was busy hosting Boston Accents. FNX's local rock show runs every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m., found at 101.7 on the FM dial and streaming online at wfnx.com. Here's a recap -- let's get it started, kids...
MEAN CREEK - "Sunlight,"
from the Hemophiliac EP. Follow-up to last year's 7" "The Comedian."
THE HUSH NOW - "Vietnam Giraffe,"
from the Shiver Me Starships EP. Singer Noel Kelly playing Mon 2/14 @ Great Scott w/Mike Fiore (Faces on Film), Ted Billings (Age Rings) & more.
MMOSS - "Another Dream,"
digital single. Download this song from the latest Boston Band Crush digital sampler
RIBS - "Please Don't Go,"
from the Locrian Singles EP. Recent Boston Phoenix mp3 of the week.
STREIGHT ANGULAR - "Dance to the Beat of the Falling Bombs,"
from the album After and Before. Playing Sat 2/12 @ PA's w/Hello Ninja & more.
DESOLATION BELLS - "She's So High,"
from the album Jangle & Dischord. Second release from Malden-based trio.
D-TENSION - "Notify The Wife,"
from The Great Depression EP. First new release since being hospitalized last year.
MICHAEL J EPSTEIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY - "Amylee,"
from the album Volume 1. Sold Out CD release 2/26 @ Middle East downstairs.
ST HELENA - "The Blue and The Red,"
from the album Modern Tan. Next show 2/19 @ Middle East.
BUFFALO TOM - "Arise, Watch (acoustic),"
from the Bones EP. Download the free acoustic EP at band's website.
HANDS AND KNEES - "Dancing On Your Tears,"
from the album Wholesome. Next show 2/28 @ Charlies Kitchen.
THE ATLANTICS - "Tired Girl,"
from Lonelyhearts single re-issue. New two-track reissue with single versions of "Lonelyhearts" and "Tired Girl."
SPIRIT KID - "Wrong Kind of Money,"
from their 7" single. Emeen playing solo Mon 2/14 @ Great Scott w/Mike Fiore (Faces on Film), Noel Kelly (The Hush Now) & more.
THE LOW ANTHEM - "Matter of Time,"
from the album Smart Flesh. Record in stores 2/22/11.
DAVID WAX MUSEUM - "Yes Maria Yes,"
from the album Everything is Saved. New record in stores this week - download lead single from band website.
NAKED ON ROLLERSKATES - "The Fighter,"
from the EP I Lost My Heart In The Battle. CD release Sat 2/12 @ Great Scott w/The Lights Out, Mellow Bravo, Do Not Forsake...
VISIONS - "Drunk Children,"
from the album Re:Visions. Download free at bostonbandcrush.com.
EVAN DANDO & KIRSTY MACCOLL - "Perfect Day,"
from the album Galore. Released in 1995.
THE GROWNUP NOISE - "Flower,"
from their forthcoming album. CD release Sat 3/26 @ Middle East downstairs.
ORANJULY - "The Coldest Summer,"
from the self-titled album. Playing Sat 2/12 @ Rosebud w/Brendan Boogie, Sidewalk Driver, Jason Dunn (The Luxury). www.oranjuly.com
JAGGERY - "Incestuous Tendencies,"
from the album Upon a Penumbra. Playing "UnValentine" show at Cloud Club (South End) with Trabants, Brian Carpenter & The Confessions, more.
BAD RABBITS - "She's Bad,"
digital single. Playing Sat 2/12 @ Middle East.
BODEGA GIRLS - "She's Into Black Guys,"
digital single. Download the band's cover of "Living in America" by DOM at band's website.
FREEZEPOP - "Doppelganger,"
from the album Imaginary Friends. Playing 3/12 @ Brighton Music Hall.
FUTURE BIBLE HEROES - "Lonely Days,"
from the album Memories of Love. Magnetic Fields side project included Chris Ewen of Figures on a Beach and current "Heroes" DJ (Saturdays at TT's).
THE SHEILA DIVINE - "Fragile Thing Called Man,"
new recording. Download this and other new TSD recordings at their bandcamp site.
VARSITY DRAG - "Billy Ruane,"
from the album For Crying Out Loud. Playing Sat 2/12 @ Precinct w/Four Point Restraints, Young Tremors.