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New CD of the Month! Faces on Film - Some Weather

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Faces on Film's Some Weather is the Deli CD of the Month, just look over to the right column under the poll to check out the review. In the meantime consider checking Faces on Film out IRL at Great Scott this Saturday. 

12/11 -- Faces On Film

Marconi

Birds & Batteries

St. Claire

21+ 10bux 9pm

December 2010
Faces on Film
"Some Weather
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Faces on Film's Some Weather was inspired by a reoccurring dream that Mike Fiore was having. He was a back-in-the-day explorer traversing foreign lands and taking stake in what belonged to him. Some Weather is a haunting album which mixes ghostly vocals with tribal and archaic rhythms. Some Weather is reminiscent of Department of Eagles, Elliot Smith and early, early Pink Floyd all at the same time. All in all, it is unique and gorgeous. As mentioned before, the album is a journey. Each song represents a point in time in the dream journey or a feeling associated with great travel. The first song, "Knot in the Vine" is punchy and bluesy. It's got gung-ho rhythm but the soft, howling vocals draw you back to some darker, more intense place. This is the beginning of the journey. Like in all journeys there are places where you stop to reflect. The songs "Under Newry" and "Bride" are songs that represent this part in the journey. They are slower, sadder but at the same time beautifully hopeful like an Elliot Smith waltz or some kind of Andrew Bird acoustic evening. Every track on Some Weather is an individual and organic experience. Fiore without a doubt has the voice of a northerner, husky but soft and full of weathered emotion. I'm always impressed when an artist produces an album where the songs relate to one another, compliment each other the way a good album should.-- Meghan Chiampa





CASSAVETTES FINAL SHOW w/ THE LUXURY, THE AUTUMN HOLLOW BAND and BARN

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Any band’s final show is always bittersweet. And the curtain call for Boston-area powerpop veterans Cassavettes will be no exception. In fact, there won’t be a dry eye in the house during the band’s final show at the Middle East Downstairs on December 18 - a night where Cassavettes’ emotionally-tinged powerpop tunes are certain to take on a deeper resonance. Remember to bring tissues with those earplugs: the band’s parting blog post draws a metaphor to a beloved pet’s passing. But hold back those tears until last call. Cassavettes are sure to infuse their final gig with the mellow guitars and soothing beauty found on tracks like “Golden Fleece,” and plenty of the joyous energy transmitted through “Ordinary Girls.” Sharing the stage on this momentous night are local rockers, The Luxury, Americana maestros, The Autumn Hollow Band and Barn .

CASSAVETTES, THE LUXURY, AND THE AUTUMN HOLLOW BAND Middle East Upstairs,

472 Mass. Ave, Cambridge Sat., Dec. 18 Doors at 8 p.m., 18+, $12

---Miriam Lamey

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12/3 – The Blizzard of 78 "Nothing Or No One" EP Release at Rosebud

Check out the show at the Rosebud in Davis Square this Friday as local rock favorites, The Blizzard of 78, release their new EP “Nothing or No One.”This anticipated release is the first from the band since their acclaimed 2008 release, “Book Of Lies”. These guys are sure to deliver the good old “rock and soul” that they’re known for.

 

The lineup for the evening is as follows:

11:45 -- Muy Cansado

10:45 --The Blizzard of 78

10:00 -- The Positronic Rays – (One Night Band 2010 reunion featuring Sophie Innerfield, Nate Leavitt, Mike Epstein, Benny Grotto and Jim Collins.)

9:00 -- Highly Personal Trash

 

Friday, 12/03 // $5 // 21+

The Rosebud Bar

381 Summer St., Davis Square

 

--The Deli Staff

 

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12/02—DIG Boston presents: McAlister Drive and The Wandas at Oliver’s Nightclub @ Cask’n Flagon (FREE SHOW)

This Thursday, put on your dancing shoes and check out the soulful melodic rock of McAlister Drive. Opening for them are the upbeat pop band The Wandas. The evening is sponsored by DIG Boston and Miller.

Free admission and free beer.

Doors 7:30/ music begins at 8:30

Oliver’s Nightclub@Cask’n Flagon

62 Brookline Ave., Boston

--Chrissy Prisco, Deli Staff

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