Robert Plant Shifts Through Music and Time at the Mann Center
Jul02

Robert Plant Shifts Through Music and Time at the Mann Center

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters transcended musical genres and time during their Wednesday night Mann Center performance. With a band made up of members from both Portishead and Massive Attack, Robert Plant not only “shifted space” but he also traveled through time, transcended culture and generations, and a number of other things that may sound like they’ve come from an episode of “Fringe” or “Wayward Pines”. Perhaps...

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[RECAP] Beardfest 2015 DAZZLES ONCE AGAIN
Jul02

[RECAP] Beardfest 2015 DAZZLES ONCE AGAIN

Gumby suits, giant bunnies and Santa hats were all present during the annual music festival known as Beardfest. Held by local progressive space-rock band Out of the Beardspace, this year’s Beardfest was the best Beardfest yet. The workshops, music, artwork and overall atmosphere were spot on, and consequently attracted a very positive and loving crowd. The Beardspace Festival crew did an excellent job at picking the musical lineup....

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[REVIEW] CEREMONY @ Union Transfer
Jul01

[REVIEW] CEREMONY @ Union Transfer

If you’ve been following any of the reviews of Ceremony’s latest album, “The L-Shaped Man”, you’re aware of the criticism.  The Californian hardcore punk band has been accused of wavering from their earlier sound, the sound that was responsible for such a devout following.  And compared to last year’s show at the First Unitarian Church, there was absolutely a difference at Saturday’s Union Transfer show.  Not that the hardcore aspect...

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Frendly Gathering Recap: There is no ‘I’ in Frends
Jun30

Frendly Gathering Recap: There is no ‘I’ in Frends

Photography: Dan Plastino  This past weekend, the 5th annual Frendly Gathering took place in Timber Ridge, Vermont on Magic Mountain. Frendly Gathering was started by professional snowboarders Danny Davis and Jack Mitrani as a small meet up between friends to celebrate the bond between them, nature, and music. Quickly the festival grew beyond their friend group as more people heard about the fun times and good vibes at the festival....

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7 Sets That Topped Off Firefly Music Fest on Day 4 [Photo Recap]
Jun22

7 Sets That Topped Off Firefly Music Fest on Day 4 [Photo Recap]

Coming off of a relatively disappointing Day 3 with the cancellation of Kings of Leon, fans sloshed their way back to the Dover Downs Raceway for the 4th day of the Firefly Music Festival. Check out the photos from TSI’s David Turcotte of the closing day of the 2015 Firefly Music Festival. SNOOP DOGG EMPIRE OF THE SUN HOZIER BASTILLE BAD SUNS BENJAMIN BOOKER COLD WAR...

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[REVIEW] The Fever of Jungle
Jun22

[REVIEW] The Fever of Jungle

“I get higher every time I listen,” one girl in the crowd said to her friend as she gushed over London band, Jungle. Then, in the back by the bar, “I’ve never heard anything by Jungle until tonight, they are now my favorite band,” a guy said to TSI after his friend convinced him to come to the show at Union Transfer this past Friday night. Whether you are a die hard fan or a newcomer to Jungle’s music there is something within it for...

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