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To listen to Township is to immediately be transported back in time. They sound like a 1970s rock outfit that you'd hear playing alongside the likes of The Who, Zeppelin, Skynyrd, Thin Lizzy, and other classic rock juggernauts. Three decades ago they might have blended in with the crowd, but in 2008, surrounded by a […]

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igAsh's favorite songs of 2007, with {some} free downloads!

I made a ‘Best of ’07’ compilation for coworkers and thought I’d share my picks with you, in no particular order. Hope you’ve got a little time to spare! All downloads have been posted with permission from the bands themselves. Thanks bands!   1. Nicole Atkins and the Sea: “The Way It Is” I think […]

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Betsy Boston's [three] Week[s] In Rock

Show Date: May 27, 2007

It's been a couple of weeks since the last round-up, which is due to a sharp decline in concertgoing for one week (I saw exactly 0 bands between 5/9-16) on account of being super duper busy, and then not having much time for writing on account of still being super duper busy. But since the […]

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Betsy Boston's live show recap for 5/4/07

Show Date: October 21, 2020

It's been a busy week here in the east! Let's recap. Last Thursday night I made it over to new (and awesome!) Boston venue Hennessy's for a show featuring Tiny Whales, Big Digits, and Math the Band (sadly, I missed the first set by Crystal Understanding, but heard it was great). Three-piece Tiny Whales wore […]

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Betsy Boston’s Guide to the 2007 WBCN Rock’n’Roll Rumble

Or, a quick and in no way complete sampler of independent music in Boston For 29 years now, Boston’s WBCN (“The RAWK of Boston,” so they say) has annually hosted the Rock’n’Roll Rumble, a battle of the bands in which 24 bands compete and ultimately one is crowned victorious after a few weeks of preliminaries, […]

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