Alt Nation

Alt Nation: Summer Shows
June 4, 2014 No Commentby

Alt Nation: Summer Shows

The best of alt rock in Rhode Island all summer I thought this winter was hard, but this stretch of ...

Mike D's Top Five: Can't Miss Shows of May
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top Five: Can’t Miss Shows of May

1. Tuesday, May 6: Lana Del Rey; Sold out; 7pm; All ages; House Of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston, Mass. ...

Alt-Nation: New Discs, a Peelander Z Show and Saying Goodbye to Dave
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: New Discs, a Peelander Z Show and Saying Goodbye to Dave

As we celebrate readers’ selections for the 2014 Motif Music Awards, I’d be remiss if I didn’t start with a ...

Motif Alternative Album Nominees
April 26, 2014 No Commentby

Motif Alternative Album Nominees

Sick Pills — Sickening Earlier today I was blasting the new CD Sickening from the New Bedford-based band Sick Pills. ...

Alt-Nation: Breaking Through All Over
April 1, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Breaking Through All Over

We start this week off with some sad news: that Dave Lamb of Brown Bird is still battling leukemia. The ...

Alt-Nation: Shows to Help You Beat the Winter Blues
February 5, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Shows to Help You Beat the Winter Blues

  The Atlantic Thrills –Self Titled (Almost Ready Records) On their debut full-length release, Atlantic Thrills let their retro flag ...

Mike D's Top Five -- Can't Miss Shows of February
February 4, 2014 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top Five — Can’t Miss Shows of February

1. Friday, February 14: Bad Rabbits, Seasick Mama, Young Pandas; $15;               8 pm doors / 9 ...

Alt-Nation: Swan Point
January 14, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Swan Point

“A more groove orientated T. Rex kind of Electric Warrior feel.” –Swan Point’s upcoming album Salt  Whelp, the polar vortex ...

Mark Cutler Dreams, Junior Varsity Arson Burns It Up
January 8, 2014 No Commentby

Mark Cutler Dreams, Junior Varsity Arson Burns It Up

  The best in local albums of 2013 and the best in January 2014 concerts 2013 was a strong year ...

Mike D's Top Five: Can't Miss Shows of January
January 5, 2014 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top Five: Can’t Miss Shows of January

1. Saturday, January 11th: Rustic Overtones, Grace and The RSO, Viking Jesus; $10 advance / $12 day of; 7:30 pm ...