Sex educator and researcher, Justin Lehmiller discuss human sexuality on this week's episode of THE SHOW with Meredith Goldstein and Paul Bernon. Also featured on this week's episode is Alingon Mitra, the winner of the 2013 Funniest Comic in New England contest. More
This year continues to take the shape of a great one for new albums; just take a look at this list from Bradley's Almanac. 2014 also marks the anniversary of some pretty amazing albums from what turned out to be a pretty impressive year for alternative music: 1994. Writers will wax nostalgic about Green Day's"Dookie,"Beck's"Mellow Gold,"Nine Inch Nails'"The Downward Spiral,"Soundgarden's "Superunknown," and Weezer's"Blue Album," to name a few. All of those are great albums that still sound solid twenty years later. I'll say the same about the following list of twelve that I've compiled.
How does a band keep its own identity when every media outlet pushes them as a comparison to their surroundings? For Philadelphia band Swearin’, it’s comparisons to Waxahatchee, which shares both members and bloodlines. For Potty Mouth, it is riot grrrl, “all chick bands,” and the exploding Western Massachusetts music scene. How is a band to set itself apart from these factors while remaining unscathed and unshaped by the press? I discussed these topics and more with Allison and Jeff from Swearin’, Abby and Ally from Potty Mouth, and Potty Mouth’s tour friend Sam, on Saturday evening at their show at Great Scott. More
As we do every Monday at 2 p.m., Chad Finn, Steve Silva and I sat down to talk Red Sox baseball. After breaking down the team's spring defensive woes and Grady Sizemore's resurgence, we turned our attention to the rotation, which manager John Farrell predicts will feature Clay Buchholz as the team's number five starter. More
North Carolina folk-rock titans The Avett Brothers made the jump to arena headliners in Boston on Saturday night with a massive show at TD Garden. Bluegrass revivalists Old Crow Medicine Show provided support.
A few months ago, we pondered how Juicy J can keep reinventing himself and stay relevant. Now you can see the man himself. Or if rap isn't your game, get moving with Glitch Mob or get weird with Xiu Xiu. Here's what's happening this week. More