Top: She's the Car. Bottom: Therefore I Am
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We take an interest in scenes of all flavors, and right now the one that’s got the most juice in Boston is the teenpunk underground that’s grown up around venues like the ICC Church and bands like Vanna and the Receiving End of Sirens.
All photos (c) Carina Mastrocola
(First in a series of shitloads of photos and maybe even some words from last night's Phoenix/FNX Best Music Poll party.)
Brit Pop and Pop Punk don't have a lot in common, and Charlatans UK and The Academy Is... didn't get any closer by playing on the same street during last night's Best Msic Poll extravaganza.
1. Back in the '80s, when OTD was in grade school, we used to fantasize about going to this joint in suburban Philadelphia that, in retrospect, was probably Pennsylvania's answer to the Palace in Saugus: it must have been the cheesiest disco glitter palace on the East Coast. They also, for some odd reason, hosted a Sunday brunch, and so it was there that we got a taste of what electro had wrought on American dancefloors.