A House Party with The Knocks, Young & Sick, and Blu DeTiger in Boston

DJs, celebrations, and three sick performances. REVIEW Mar 18, 2019 | Jeremy Ames Originally published on Bandsintown Sometimes it’s about hyper-analyzing each note, lyric, twang and stroke. Other times, it’s about the night itself, with a band truly being present, and the crowd feeding off of the bands’ energy. The latter happened when The Knocks, accompanied by …

Shoffy Pushes Through in Boston

Any Boston sports fan that has been around for a bit remembers Curt Schilling’s bloody sock from the 2004 World Series victory, the Sox’ first since, famously, 1918. While the image of the sock is connected to Sox lore, it’s also a symbol of fighting through adversity when you’re not 100% and the odds are …

Review: OWEL + Northern Faces Bring Co-Headlining Tour to Cambridge

Both acts brought a hurricane of sound to The Middle East. REVIEWS Jan 3, 2018 | Jeremy Ames Originally published on Bandsintown While there’s nothing simple about OWEL’s music, a solid way to describe it is cinematic—most of their songs could easily live inside an epic blockbuster scene. Case and point? “Too Young to Fall in Love”, a hard-hitting …

Max Ater Making Things “Easy”

photo credit maxater.com. Max on the summer festival circuit. Max Ater is part of a new crop of musicians that’s both talented and introspective. He professed on his website to be searching for “deeper truths.” When asked about that in conversation, he boiled it down to a songwriter’s need […] Click here to view original …