The Positronic Rays (my One Night Band) return to life to rock 12/3 at Rosebud and hit the studio!

Yeah, yeah, we’re making One Night Band into a misnomer, but the rumors are true, the space-themed operatic entity The Positronic Rays arises once more to perform the Spaceman Max song trilogy.  Who is Max?  He is the final hope for humanity, sent off to Mars to begin terraforming so that …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Show Crush: MEandJOANCOLLINS, Midatlantic, The Russians, Topheavy – Saturday

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). Pretty awesome line-up this Saturday at The Middle East. Everyone’s favorite, MEandJOANCOLLINS headlines. Check out the story behind their name in my interview here. Rumor is that MaJC are debuting a new song called “Cock Tease” at this show! The Middle …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Name Crush: MEandJOANCOLLINS

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). Obviously, I’m a huge music nerd and I enjoy pointless trivia. These two facts have converged in my curiosity over how bands arrive at their band names, and what they mean. Was it a series of coincidences that spawned the name, …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Show Crush Recap: Ho-Ag, MEandJOANCOLLINS, Ketman, The Main Drag

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). Saturday was the Saturday of Saturdays at Great Scott with a pretty amazing line-up of awesome Boston Bands (see show preview here). [more photos here]The Main Drag – is polished emo, but the good kind with some fun songs. The singer …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Mike’s Semi-Annual Crushiest Of Boston

This article originally appears on Boston Band Crush ). First, let me admit to you that I was reminded of reaching the top of the climb to 2010 and the importance of declaring some bests by Ryan’s Smashing Life’s great post declaring the best of the year so far: http://ryanssmashinglife.blogspot.com/2009/06/best-of-album-list-z-from-first-half.html. …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Show Crush: Ho-Ag, MEandJOANCOLLINS, Ketman, The Main Drag at Great Scott!

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). Once in a while a bill of amazingly awesome proportions comes around where every band is an absolute treat to see. This is one of those times. Saturday, 06.20.09Great ScottHo-Ag MEandJOANCOLLINS Ketman The Main Drag21+ 9pm $9.00 In addition to a …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Ticket Giveaway Crush: Saturday, June 20th at Great Scott!

This article originally appears on Boston Band Crush ). UPDATE! WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN. THANKS FOR PLAYING! You want to feel like a winner, right? The crowd chanting your name, the bikini-clad ladies showering you with prizes, the adulation of small children*. Let Boston Band Crush help you out. We’ve …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Show Crush: MEandJOANCOLLINS with Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head!

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). The uber-hipsters, Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head are playing TT’s on Sunday. To see just how much more hipster they are than you, just watch their video: natalie portman’s shaved head – sophisticated side ponytail from thatgo on Vimeo. Opening up are …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Show Crush: MEandJOANCOLLINS with World/Inferno Friendship Society

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). Indie boy/girl suave-sters, MEandJOANCOLLINS, are releasing their new CD this Friday at The Paradise, opening up for World/Inferno Friendship Society. For you Boston-holics, World/Inferno is currently on tour with Brian Viglione of Dresdon Dolls (and many other projects) fame. Should be …