It seems that the Boston Red Sox are big fans of Brooklyn band The So So Glos. Earlier this month, Red Sox organist Josh Kantor put his own spin on "Son of an American". Check out the video below. More
Looking back at Quentin Tarantino's stellar filmography, his 1997 film "Jackie Brown" feels like something of an outlier. Sure, it maintains his flair for iconic dialogue, stylization, set pieces, characters, and then some. All of these elements, however, are grounded in a greater sense of reality: the streets of Los Angeles and the surrounding area. More
"David Bowie Is" is a documentary centered around the David Bowie exhibition that debuted at London's V&A Museum and is currently traveling the world. Sadly, the exhibition isn't coming to Boston. But the documentary is. More
This week's releases may not have the big names attached that last week did, but it doesn't mean that it's short on good new jams. Check out a debut record from a famous dad-rocker and his son, a sure-to-be breakout album from some Oklahoma garage-rats, and some pleasant dance pop to soundtrack that fall rave that you've been planning.
Let’s say you’re the kind of person into clickbait, and maybe you’ve seen a link on "Top Ten Rap Albums You Grinded on Your Middle School Boyfriend To." Or, maybe you’re into nostalgia porn, and you read a piece about hip hop albums turning 20 years old. You feel dated, maybe even a little old, but both entertain you at work. For a moment, you remember a time when gangsta rap was actually dangerous. More
Dick Dale's "Misirlou." Percy Faith's "Theme From A Summer Place." The Ventures' "Walk, Don't Run." Three renowned compositions that gained fame as instrumentals. Now you can hear them with vocals. More
In a 2011 interview with Pitchfork, Alex Zhang Hungtai, the man behind experimental/lo-fi/pastiche music project Dirty Beaches, said, “The way I approach my music projects is a lot like film in conception and delivery. The sound is akin to the look and soul of the film.” With a point-of-view like that, what a great artist to kick off BDCwire’s new feature, Cultural Sommelier, your guide to flavorful pop culture pairings. More