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  • November 13, 2006
    By Carly Carioli
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  • September 15, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    If anyone needs us, you know where we'll be . . .

    CERTIFIED: have been doing it real big
    LEMONS: If Chris doesn't drop "War Munga," dem gonna riot.

  • July 17, 2006
    By webteam

    Sorry, but they're already all sold out!

    1. See Piles at Charlie's Kitchen in Harvard Square with American Business Machines and Dead Like Death.

    DOWNLOAD: Piles with Animal Hospital's Kevin Micka, "Divided Binomials"

    2. See our buddy Wayne Marshall at Enormous Room's Beat Research with DJ Flack






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  • July 12, 2006
    By Carly Carioli


    Rucker: lord of the Ring.

    A few weeks ago, our old pal Rucker announced he was dive-bombing the mid-week slot at Enormous Room. "I'm taking back Tuesday!" he IM'd us, and just like that, a name for the night was minted. Many of you know Mr. Rucker from his column in the fishwrap and his stint as FNX's local music guy.


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  • June 08, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    1. We had one of those psychic moments last week hearing T.I.'s "What You Know About That?" on the radio. Although we'd observed on these coordinates back in January that the song borrows its synth chords from "Hey Joe," it had simply never occurred to us that someone could do a mashup of these songs. So anyway, the spark went something like this: "Gee, someone should really try to mash those up," followed seconds later by the thought, "Hmmm .

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  • May 18, 2006
    By Carly Carioli


    Crappy camera phone photo by OTD.

    The above is from the Enormous Room on Tuesday night, where Mission of Burma's Peter Prescott and Roger Miller manned the decks during the local release party for Burma's new The Obliterati. What did they play? Well, the entire album, for starters, and then some stuff you wouldn't expect.


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  • May 10, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    With their second post-reunion album The Obliterati about to hit the shelves, Mission of Burma yesterday announced a brief tour that'll kick off July 13 at the Paradise. Advance tickets are available beginning today (UPDATED: click here for the presale). Those of you here in Boston are also invited this Tuesday, May 16 to Enormous Room in Central Square for the official CD-release/listening party.

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  • April 14, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    In case you haven't been here in a week, it's our birthday . . . almost. We're celebrating tonight at Enormous Room. This post was supposed to be up hours ago, but we started getting hammered at noon, Cami just left to pick up some Suicide Girls, and, well, you're lucky we haven't puked on our keyboards yet. But in honor of OTD's first anniversary, and to remind you of why you love us, we present .

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  • April 13, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    1. P. Nice and the Audiovandal have been working overtime on what they're calling their first official mixtape -- that is, the first one that they're not giving away for free on the internet, even for a little bit. Or at least that was the plan until we badgered them into giving us a preview. Whereupon instead of just giving us the first five minutes, they turned around and produced a full-on "trailer" -- like they're Clinton Sparks or Kanye West or some shit!

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  • April 07, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    Nick Catchdubs and Certified Bananas
    April 14 at Enormous Room

    Click on the archives and you'll note that the first official On the Download post was made on April 17, 2005. We put up something about the Converge show at Harpers Ferry. None of you were reading, because we didn't tell anyone about it for a couple of months.


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  • March 18, 2006
    By Carly Carioli

    We know the Federales are Googling, so let's get this up front: if you're looking for the other Boston George -- the Weymouth kid who more or less singlehandedly invented the cocaine game, as seen in Blow -- we have no bananas. Instead, we've got tracks by the pseudonymous Boston George who wrecks Enormous Room most Saturday nights at Jam Hot (as previously seen in the Phoenix

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