Everyone’s pairing Yuletide joy with indie-rock riffage this holiday season, from the Target compilation featuring jingle-ball lovers Best Coast and Wavves to the Organ Beats’ charity single to benefit the MSPCA, “This Christmas.” But local indie-pop dudes the HUSH NOW may be tops when it comes to seasonally appropriate jingles.
These days, it ain’t easy being Mephistopheles. As the Lucifer henchman responsible for rounding up the souls of those already perceived to be damned, he’s got his work cut out for him. (And that’s not even getting into the whole drama of that cheesy ‘90s ska band abusing his not-so-good name.) But ol’ Meph appears to have struck up a fancy on our local streets, finding himself constantly up in the grill of Noel Kelly.