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Deranged Records

If you’re at all interested in hardcore punk, maybe Deranged Records should ring a bell? If it doesn’t, here are a few artists that have…

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Wire

At first glance, the Imperial seemed like an odd venue to host a legendary punk band. It’s a far cry from a grimy dive bar…

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Dad Thighs

Don’t judge a book by its cover. Dad Thighs might have a goofy-chic moniker, but The Ghosts that I Fear is a far cry from…

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No Joy

For a good while now, the Montreal alternative duo Jasamine White-Gluz and Laura Lloyd have planned on releasing a string of EPs. And with no…

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Cloud Nothings

The Biltmore Cabaret’s stage is no more than two feet tall, and at first I thought the venue would be too small for such a…

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Mi’ens

Math Rock duo Mi’ens certainly make an impression with their latest release, Challenger. True to this sub-genre of indie rock, Mi’ens’ drummer Evan and guitarist…

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Anchoress

First thing’s first: Go to Anchoress’ bandcamp and download this album. It’s free, for one thing. What else do you need to know? Well, I’ll…

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Dumb

Good news everyone, Dumb came out with a new album! And this time they’re emulating art rock idols, Parquet Courts, in full force. For instance,…

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Animal Colony vol. 1: Guitar

A haven for burgeoning local experimental artists of all media — whether it’s visual, auditory or any other— the James Black Gallery introduced their first…