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Indiana band of friends Houndmouth, is getting accolades for its refreshing approach to roots rock.

ARTS Pick: Houndmouth

Driven by Zappaesque blues guitar riffs and enchanting three-part harmonies, Houndmouth is making its mark in today’s burgeoning folk scene. The young band enjoyed a hectic festival schedule this summer, and a run through the late night talk show circuit to promote its catchy debut album, From The Hills Below the City. There’s also an […]

The Mowgli’s aim to change the world with their uplifting, heartfelt harmonies and message of love at the Jefferson on Tuesday.

ARTS Pick: The Mowgli’s

Named after Kipling’s character in The Jungle Book, the alternative rock band The Mowgli’s achieved success quickly after the single ”San Francisco” hit the airwaves. The eight-piece collaborative is defining a new California sound while relying on standard West Coast notions of peace, love, and chasing a higher consciousness. Royal Teeth and X Ambassadors open. Tuesday 11/12. $12-15,7:45pm. […]

The Green (L to R: Zion Thompson, Jordan Espinoza, Caleb Keolanui, JP Kennedy, Ikaika Antone, Brad “BW” Watanabe) is leading the way for a U.S. reggae breakthrough, thanks to the stalwarts at Easy Star Records.

Easy Star Records helps U.S. reggae step out of Jamaican shadow

If Lem Oppenheimer is at all worried about perpetuating the stereotypes that come with being in the reggae business, he didn’t show it when he walked into a Belmont coffee shop for an interview on October 18. Tall and lanky with close-cropped hair, Oppenheimer clutched a handful of CDs produced by his record label, Easy Star […]