Herewith: five songs that debuted this past Sunday on the launch of WFNX’s new weekly local-music show, Boston Accents. Tune in to 101.7 FM or listen online at wfnx.com every Sunday from 8 to 10 pm as host Dave Duncan offers up the best in New England–bred rock.
1 _Bon Savants, “Tidal Waves”
2 _Eli “Paperboy” Reed, “Come And Get It”
While Boston anxiously awaits the official release of Bon Savants’ follow-up to 2006’s Post Rock Defends The Nation, the relatively quiet math-rock-minded indie band went stealth and posted a wordy new music video to YouTube last night. “Tidal Waves” is a teaser track to their upcoming homonymous sophomore album, which hopefully will get a proper release sometime before Christmas.
About a month and a half ago, our friends at Harmonix took a break from their ceaseless promotion of The Beatles: Rock Band (our review will post next week) to announce the Rock Band Network (henceforth referred to as RBN). The RBN will enable the owners of rights to music - meaning the artists themselves, record labels, or some other legally binding third party - to convert songs into playable tracks in Rock Band for gamers to download (earning themselves a share of the revenue in the process).