T.T. THE BEAR'S PLACE has found a rock and roll goldmine… in its very own attic.
The Central Square rock club has unearthed a ton of vintage old band merchandise from over the years, some of it dating back to the 1970s but mainly from the ‘80s and ‘90s. And the club is putting them all up for individual auction through eBay (seller ID: jjckmgt1212) to help recent tornado victims in the midwest.
Some sweet Class of 2012 double-dipping going on tonight around town, as ANIMAL TALK kick-off a sold Thursday night rock show at T.T. The Bear's Place in Cambridge (with BrownBoot, the Future Everybody, and Blackboard Nails), while over a few friendly bridges CAMDEN put down the telephones and headlines a glitzy affair at Allston's Great Scott (Daily Pravda, Cooling Towers, and Paper Snakes in tow).
By the time Trevor Powers a/k/a YOUTH LAGOON released his September debut album, The Year of Hibernation, there was already a substantial amount of hype
surrounding the dude's lo-fi bedroom project. The 22-year-old
was the Idaho pick for our 50 Bands 50 States feature in July, for one,
and that was back when only a pair of his hazy, cassette-quality tracks
There’s a beauty in the simplicity of “Who Knew,” the story-time folk magnet from Massachusetts duo YOU WON’T. “If I was a cute little kid/I would show you the painting I did,” begins vocalist Josh Arnoudse over mandolin chords, the song reaching a confident climax only when Raky
Sastri’s accordion allows.
MOVERS & SHAKERS @ Middle East upstairs
The textured citrine sounds of Movers & Shakers’ latest record, National Harvester, are perfect for November — Americana soul drenched in road-weary tales of love, loss, and empty bottles. Recorded and produced over eight months at Starlab in Somerville, the disc ages wisely with each late-night listen.