Continuing this theme of New Music Friday we touched on earlier, local favorites STREIGHT ANGULAR have recorded and released a new track today, the wordy “Muhsheenz Machines Meschynes (We were Machines)”, for free on their Bandcamp. The song, essentially, is a fun and dance-y retelling of Terminator 2, but from the perspective of Arnold Schwarzenegger, if he was less of a murdering robot and more of a happy fleshy person who liked making good music.
The holiday music on the radio sucks, we got over the Waitresses back in high school, and we’re still having jingle-rock nightmares over last year’s televised Pomplamoose torture. So here’s the 2011 Boston Phoenix Holiday EP, featuring a few of the finest holiday songs to emerge this month from the Boston rock scene, available for free download via our Bandcamp
Every glorious, gluttonous Halloween, the streets of the city become one big network of sticky-sweet candy aisles. So when Albert Polk of STREIGHT ANGULAR howls out above the assembly-line rock ruckus of new single “Supermarche” (“Yeah you go/To the store /Cuz you feel /Like you want some more”), the man is really just inviting you to ZuZu in Cambridge October 31 for Polk Records and Night of the Living Deadhead’s tag-team Halloween throwdown