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Athens Popfest 2010 lineup announced

Today is like Christmas morning for indie pop nerds. Today, I am giddy as hell because THE ATHENS POPFEST LINEUP HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! I’ve compared Athens Popfest before to indie pop summer camp, but basically, it’s the best week out of the year for anyone who loves indie pop. And this year {August 10-14, 2010}, […]

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Win your way in to see Mission of Burma at the Crocodile

  Fact: everyone loves Mission of Burma. Amiright? Proof: if you happened to be in Boston on October 4, less than a month ago, you were in Boston on Mission of Burma Day. Even more convincing, even Wikipedia loves MOB: Mission of Burma’s efforts are largely concerned with extending punk’s original vocabulary without losing its […]

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The Horrible Truth About Burma

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The importance of the first batch of recordings by Mission of Burma is something that should not be overlooked. Their jagged artful rock burst onto the Boston music scene in the late '70s like a cluster bomb, and their scant early discography (two 7"s, one EP, one studio album, one live album) further cemented their […]

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The Obliterati

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Growing up in the early 1990's of Boston there were a few bands that everyone knew (well, at least everyone that was cool). There were the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, the Lemonheads, the Pixies and the granddaddy of them all, Mission of Burma. In those heady days, there were commercial stations that would play that kind […]

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The 4th Annual Siren Festival

Show Date: July 17, 2004

{Remembering hearing all those Siren Music Festival ads on KEXP? Remember how sad you were that you couldn't afford the plane ticket to attend? Our NYC friends Trix and Jen made it, and you should read about it. Special thanks to Konstantin Vilenchitz for the fabulous photos!} What is the Siren Music Festival? The Ponys […]

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