Music

Album of the Week: Lina Tullgren – <i>Won</i>
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Lina Tullgren – Won

Lina Tullgren is putting a different spin on the singer-songwriter style. The 23 year-old from southern Maine strums an electric ...

Is This Jazz?: Esperanza Exposes the Process
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Is This Jazz?: Esperanza Exposes the Process

  The brilliance of Esperanza Spalding has been on display for well over a decade. While keeping a firm footing ...

Alt-Nation: Sad News and Other News
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Sad News and Other News

Farewell to Aurora And the slow, depressing march toward progress continues… Motif has already reported on the upcoming closing of ...

Soft Kill at Dusk, Sep 17
September 14, 2017 No Commentby

Soft Kill at Dusk, Sep 17

Ever since the dawn of the 21st Century, the post-punk style has experienced a revival in two different decades. In ...

Album of the Week: The Dream Syndicate – <i>How Did I Find Myself Here? </i>
September 14, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: The Dream Syndicate – How Did I Find Myself Here?

Back in the early ‘80s, there was a unique music scene happening in Los Angeles. It wasn’t what was happening ...

The Roots Report: An Interview with Matthew Sweet
September 12, 2017 No Commentby

The Roots Report: An Interview with Matthew Sweet

Okee dokee folks… Matthew Sweet is hitting the Narrows Center For The Arts in Fall River on Tuesday, September 19 (www.NarrowsCenter.org) and ...

Album of the Week: Oh Sees – <i>Orc</i>
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Oh Sees – Orc

Prolific artists often go underappreciated in the music industry. It’s strange to see bands that only have a handful of ...

 Jazz Insights: Alan Bernstein
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

 Jazz Insights: Alan Bernstein

Newport’s Alan Bernstein is  a lifetime music teacher and performer.  His resume includes long stints as a school leader, teacher ...

Hip-Hop: Falling for Music
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Hip-Hop: Falling for Music

Fall is on the way! As the leaves change color and the temperature drops, we get all the dope hip-hop ...

The Classical Sounds of Fall
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

The Classical Sounds of Fall

  Autumn is a great time for classical music in southern New England. Giving way to fanfare and season openers, ...