That Old Black Magic

Revisit classics, score new releases and scour music memorabilia in the flesh at our favorite record stores.

For the Record: Jen Kearney

Jen Kearney's "Age of Blame" is a groovy collection that clearly has the dirt of working musicians under its fingernails.

Blues Brothers

J. Geils Band harp madman Richard "Magic Dick" Salwitz teams up with young guitar virtuoso Shun Ng for one big dose of blues.

Young Blood

The Jessica Prouty Band rocks New England.

School of Rock

Western Education make the grade with new album release, "Let Your Secrets Out."
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REBELS WITH A CAUSE By Rita Savard Michael Bernier is having the time of his life and he sure as hell should be. In just three years, he’s gone from hosting an indie radio show in his bedroom to...


Parliament-Funkadelic 'key' member brings home the Funk  Drawing of Danny Bedrosian by Pushevolve. By Nick Tsui Danny Bedrosian is a hometown hero. Born in Lawrence, his parents were skilled...
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Waiting for the man

A walk on the wild side with a legend An American icon: Lou Reed. By Nick Tsui I’m a firm believer that life’s biggest adventures unfold when we take risks and chance going after what we want....
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Spin This

Vinyl Destination: Lowell's newest crate-digging haven.