Sophia’s Rock Beat: 3/22 D-Tension’s Secret Project, Parlour Bells, Streight Angular, & Sophia plays bass with DRAB

D-Tension’s Secret Project CD release party featuring The Secret Project Band.  Aaron Perrino of The Sheila Divine: Ad Frank  Jason Dunn of The Luxury  Liz Enthusiasm of Freezepop  Kerri Ann Richard of Apple Betty Vanyaland interview with D-Tension collaborators – Boston Globe article Parlour Bells Brand-new song: Streight Angular Drab

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library makes CBS Boston’s Best Local Rock Bands

“Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library will steal your heart with its cover of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ “The Weeping Song.”…read the rest at: http://boston.cbslocal.com/top-lists/bostons-best-local-rock-bands/ We’re extremely honored to be on this list along with the great bands below. Don’t forget to see us on Friday 8/9 at The Middle …

Sophia and Michael cameo in Parlour Bells’ “Bachelor Hours” music video, directed by Glenn DiBenedetto

John Langton and Sophia in “Bachelor Hours”  In addition to making some of our own music videos, we always have fun appearing as extras in other people’s videos. And, this Parlour Bells video was an especially fun one. Michael got to play a super-hipster banjo player who makes the dreadful mistake of …

Sophia’s Rock Beat: May 2012

Oh hey! It’s been a while since I’ve compiled one of these (since The Rumble, I guess!?) Anyway, still going to see bands, still taking video! Sophia’s Rock Beat (FB)! If you want me at your show, let me know-sophia@donotforsake.com, I’ll do my best. here’s where we left off, on 4/9 …

Parlour Bells “Airwaves” featuring MJE and SC as part of choir – mini-documentary about the recording and the loss of WFNX from the radio dial

Parlour Bells just finished their new single “Airwaves” – a song inspired by the demise of WFNX and WBCN. The song explores just how significant a loss those stations are to the Boston music community. it also features a chorus of Boston rockers including Michael J. Epstein and Sophia Cacciola. …

Sophia’s Rock Beat: 04/05/2012 – The Rumble Night 4

The 33rd Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumble at TT the Bears started up again last night (after the traditional ‘day of rest’). At one point in the night someone remarked to me that tonight felt like a semi-final rather than a preliminary round, due to how on their game all of …

Sophia’s Rock Beat: 01/28/12-01/30/12

Sophia’s Rock Beat (FB)! First! What is SRB? Sophia goes to local shows. Sophia video-records these shows. Then Sophia posts them on the internet. It’s a thing. Seriously, if you want me at your show, let me know- sophia@donotforsake.com. 01/28/2012 brought the return of the Winter Rock Formal this time to …

DNFMOMD: 2012 Covers Record – Sweet Dreams

As we mentioned last month Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling are recording/releasing 12 covers in 2012 on a monthly-ish basis! Last month, to kick things off, we released our cover of “Cover Me” by Bruce Springsteen. This time around we offer you our cover of Sweet Dreams (Are Made …

Sophia’s Rock Beat: Halloween 2011 edition

Much belated at this point, here’s video from our Halloween adventure! It’s Boston-rock-band tradition to pick a band and BE them for Halloween – this is not just playing the songs note-for-note, this includes dressing and stage-bantering and drinking like the act in question too! This year we caught four of these …

Parlour Bells “Heavy Dream (Hurricane Mix)” by MJE

As part of the Parlour Bells Heavy Dream Remix Project, I made this “Hurricane Mix” to help everyone dance safely through Hurricane Irene. Thankfully, we haven’t been hit too badly here in Boston, but I know a lot of people are experiencing serious flooding and other damage and danger. Stay …