Review + Photos: Buffalo Tom at the Independent

Buffalo Tom (photo: Patric Carver) What is it about Massachusetts? That state cranks out some awesomely ugly-seeming bands with a gorgeous sound. Chaotic and grimy but sometimes paralyzingly beautiful, there’s no stoppage to the parade of the seductively strange, including the likes of Dinosaur Jr., the Lemonheads, the Pixies, Mission of Burma, and the Breeders. They all have this chapped-hands-and-dirty-work-boot quality that is constantly at odds with a delightfully pretentious, informed world view. There’s something timeless to the music, too. It’s college rock that’s actually worth listening to when you’ve long passed your term-paper-deadline anxiety and moved on to the [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Low Anthem, Bare Wires, Eisley, Buffalo Tom

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. TONIGHT, May 11th The Low Anthem, Daniel Lefkowitz @ Great American Music Hall To win a pair of tickets to the show be the SECOND person to enter! The show starts at 8pm, $16, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Bare Wires, Wrong Words, Tropical Sleep @ Cafe du Nord [...]

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