Formally known as Linus Hablot, Hablot Brown is comprised of Linus Lester-Hodges, Austin Brown, & John Brown. Bringing an interesting blend of vastly contrasting genres, the band borrows from diverse musical backgrounds and influences such as Nick Hakim and Tom Misch to create their own unique sound that is difficult not to fall in love […]
Dans ma main, the sophomore release by pianist and composer Jean-Michel Blais, is an expansive album of post-classical piano with strands of electronic detail. Blending his conservatory skill and precise pop sensibility with synthetic accompaniment, Blais creates unique environments where the piano’s intimacy can be subtly disrupted at any time. Largely composed in one week […]
Join gospel artist Richard Smallwood in conversation with Prof. Braxton Shelley and in song with the Kuumba Singers (Harvard), Inner Strength Gospel Choir (Boston University), and Third Day Gospel Choir (Tufts). The night culminates with a performance of Smallwood’s Total Praise.
On her deeply moving debut album At Weddings, Sarah Beth Tomberlin writes with the clarity and wisdom of an artist well beyond her years. Like Julien Baker and Sufjan Stevens, she has a knack for transforming the personal into parable. Like Grouper, she has a feel for the transcendent within the ordinary. Born in Jacksonville, […]
Will Evans has spent the past decade as the front man for the roots/rock outfit Barefoot Truth. He recorded four full-length albums and several EPs of his original music with the band. Barefoot Truth’s release, Carry Us On, debuted at no. 10 on the iTunes Rock Chart, and the band has surpassed 20 million plays on Spotify. […]
The Creative Music Series Presents From New England, New York, Boston Legends already and in the making: “The Quartet”: Paul Flaherty (saxophones) Back after more than three years absence “…Flaherty encapsulates the history of outlaw free improvising in New England…” -David Keenan (The Wire, The Scottish Sunday Herald). “Flaherty is an absolute monster… and a […]
A Massachusetts native and graduate of both Harvard and Berklee, Kyle Nasser has been described as possessing, “superlative musicianship as a performer, writer and a bandleader…ardent creativity and urbane artistic composure” (Hrayr Attarian, All About Jazz). Since moving to New York City in 2010, he has played at some of the city’s most prestigious venues […]
What if you could fit a drum kit in your pocket? Smaller than an iPhone, Bitty is easy to hold and easy to take with you. But don’t be fooled—its size has no bearing on the sounds it can make. Nickolas Peter Chelyapov explains that he never would’ve created Bitty if he hadn’t come to […]
The Creative Music Series Presents From Boston and Western Mass. One Night, Three Bands of Free-Form, Cutting-Edge, Unrestricted Improvisations… Unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz, Free-Rock, Electronics and Experimental Sounds that are “serious fun” you just don’t hear often (enough), liberated from any stylistic and melodic shackles. # 1st Set: Eric Zinman & NEKSYS # 2nd […]
COURTNEY HARTMAN Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Courtney Hartman started playing guitar at the age of eight, after having already spent several years on the fiddle and mandolin. Her early years were spent steeped in American Roots music, and today she has fused a diverse range of influences, creating music that acknowledges and pays homage to […]
Hailed as one of “the most intelligent and innovative dance troupes in Boston” (Beverly Creasey, Boston Arts Review), Luminarium Dance Company returns after a two-year creation period with its newest feature production, HIVELAND. Co-choreographed by Artistic Directors Merli V. Guerra and Kimberleigh A. Holman, HIVELAND ignites the Multicultural Arts Center with the company’s signature imaginative choreography […]
Fantastic Negrito performed at the Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub on Aug. 29. All photos by Jonathan Beckley.