They say you shouldn’t hype multiple competing shows in one single post, as the bands and artists featured would be less inclined to share it because it references a rival event. Well, screw it, this post isn’t for the bands to share, it’s for the people to get in the know.
There’s a bizarre electro-pop conspiracy going on around the Boston area tonight, and while on one hand it’s an unfortunate conflict, on the other it’s a refection of the scene’s health and the vibrancy in which the city has embraced fresh, modern sounds.
Boston synth-pop veterans Freezepop turn 15, and who doesn’t just love a teenager at that age? Electronic music composer Andre Obin just released a new one-off single, “Siren,” and St. Nothing remains one of our favorite new musical projects to emerge over the past year. Line-up: stacked.
Back from the ’80s with a new EP that echoes their pioneering underground synthpop sound from three decades ago (before band member Mark Pothier joined up with Ministry), Adventure Set are proving 2011 “comeback” was no fluke. Meanwhile, Boston dance-pop queen Casey Desmond brings a creative spark back to Lansdowne Street.