From the cutting edge of the campfire…

Want to hear great music in a setting that’s a little more intimate than Boston Calling? For over a decade, Club Passim’s four day campfire festival has kicked of the summer with great music from new talent.

music video preview: MayFair main stage

Programmers from the Sinclair are selecting  bands playing at MayFair this weekend.  Here’s another  playlist of music videos featuring bands they have selected for the Main Stage: The Main Stage (Produced by The Sinclair) 12pm Funeral Advantage 1pm The Luxury 2pm M’Bolo 3pm Bent Shapes 4pm Freezepop 5pm The Sheila Divine

music video preview: MayFair Church Street stage

This year, for the first time, the programmers for the Sinclair have selected bands playing at MayFair, turning it into an astonishing window into great local bands.  To get you excited for Sunday’s festival, here’s a selection of music videos featuring each band that will be playing the Church Street Stage: The Church Street Parking… Continue reading music video preview: MayFair Church Street stage

retro review: Stories We Tell

In “Stories We Tell” the director, who comes from a clan of actors and artists, interviews and otherwise explores and interesting family mysteries.  While this is interesting, it’s the broader examination of the way we construct narratives for others and ourselves that is particularly fascinating.   (And, given the circumstances of the film making, very… Continue reading retro review: Stories We Tell