From the hills of Vermont - with additional ties to Easthampton, Mass, Surry, NH, and Brooklyn - comes "I Shot a Gun," the latest single by Americana collective Wooden Dinosaur. The track sounds like innocent alt-country at first, motoring along with a folksy guitar strum, some pedal steel touches, and even a down-home fiddle solo.
More than a decade later, we finally have something to wipe that gross-ass Marilyn Manson taste out of our collective Eurythmics fan-mouths. In advance of their gig together this Friday at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, sinister bass/drums/vocals stomp-rock duo DO NOT FORSAKE ME OH MY DARLING teamed up with Glenn Di Benedetto of noir-popsters PARLOUR BELLS to cover the 1983 new wave classic "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)."
After their wild ride through last month’s Rock And Roll Rumble at T.T. The Bear’s, we’re familiar with the underdog tale of OLDJACK and how Dan Nicklin’s crew overwhelmed the festivities with an assault of awesome, wild-carding their way into the final round. So what comes next for these blue-eyed soul rockers? OldJack are back May 14 at the cozy Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, helping friends The Rationales celebrate the release of new album The Distance In Between
It’s been a busy few months over at the venerable Camp Street Studios in Cambridge. Wasilla’s finest, Portugal. The Man, have just wrapped up a big heap of recordings, local guitar hero John Powhida has just recorded and released his The Kiku EP through their imprint, and this week, Camp Street will release the new full-length solo outing from former Six Going On Seven (yes we’re gonna go ahead and call him a) heartthrob Joshua English.