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Tommy MacMurdo

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Concert Reviews

Vanessa Carlton at the Mod Club

Photographs by Neil Van. Vanessa Carlton’s 2002 hit “A Thousand Miles,” is a career-defining moment impossible to escape, overshadowing each step Carlton has taken since. The Pennsylvanian-born singer-songwriter has spent more than a decade evolving…

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Kate Boy at Drake Hotel

Photographs by Sarah Rix. Kate Boy’s thunderous “Northern Lights,” cropped up in 2012 alongside acts like Chrvches and Purity Ring, all twisting Knife-heavy synth a into electro-pop curiosities. Kate Boy’s euphoric, glassy pop stood out….

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Mas Ysa at Drake Hotel

Photographs by Jessica Laforet. Thomas Arsenault’s Mas Ysa (pronounced MAAS ee-sa) is a tough act to explain part ernest singer-songwriter, part mad EDM scientist on his debut album, Seraph. Opening for Mas Ysa, were the funky grooves…

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Thundercat at The Hoxton

Photograph by Dakota Arsenault (2014) Thundercat isn’t instantly recognizable yet 2015 has been a year of highlights for Stephen Bruner. A critically praised EP “The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam” and appearances on Kendrick Lamar’s To…

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