David Becker of Sweet Basil in Needham and Juniper and Wellesley isn’t just a chef. He’s a potter, too. So when you eat at his restaurants, you’re eating the food he cooked served on the plates he made. He’s a fascinating guest; have a listen. More
Ex-Sonic Youth vocalist/guitarist Thurston Moore brought a tour in support of his latest solo album “The Best Day” to The Sinclair on Wednesday night. PCPC, featuring members of Parquet Courts and PC worship, opened the show.
Here’s a little behind-the-scenes music industry process: When a band puts out a new album, the record company works with a publicist to draft a press release which will accompany review copies sent out to all critics. This press release, while purporting to be an innocuous, plain statement of the facts, is actually a carefully crafted document embedded with subtle talking points that the record company hopes will influence each and every statement made about the band and their new album by members of the press. More
As I said to Kevin Paul Dupont: if the Bruins could play two-thirds of their games the way they played against the San Jose Sharks last night, I’d be a happy hockey fan. The Bruins shined in last night’s Garden game for sure–with LW Milan Lucic shining the brightest. But there’s also something missing. Kevin and I discuss. More