From the roots of what was originally a Joan Jett cover band came Petty Morals, a Boston-based, six-piece, girl-powered ode to ’60s pop and ’80s synth rock.
Young Chicago garage rockers Twin Peaks brought down the rafters at Baby’s All Right on August 14th. Literally. Locally Amped found out that these ’60s rock-influenced teens are more than just buzz.
If there’s one thing we learned from 4Knots Fest, it’s that New Yorkers still want to see rock music in the city.
Locally Amped’s June track round-up features folksy tunes, two husband-and-wife duos and baroque pop reminiscent of a fall’s night.
Clothed in bright colors and fairy wings, Merrill Garbus (of tune-yards) sang, danced and drummed her way through a 12 song, high energy set heavily based in new material at Webster Hall on 6/22.
A cursory listen to Brooklyn’s Dead Stars and it’s easy to think you’re listening to a scrappy, talented group of ’90s-inspired rockers. But, they’re mainstay on the hipper side of the local Brooklyn indie scene in 2014.
Locally Amped’s May track round-up features garage bands from Boston and Brooklyn, an under-appreciated post-punk quartet and the next radio-friendly rock band.
We spoke with Boston indie rock act Ryan Walsh of Hallelujah the Hills on his songwriting process, their recent California tour and how their latest album “Have You Ever Done Something Evil” came together.