Once Ballroom—the Somerville nightclub and headquarters of the locally-grown food catering company Cuisine en Locale—was hit by a burglary and wrecked office overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, owner JJ Gonson…Continue Reading →
Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys perform at Kelly Davidson’s “Rock Parents” exhibition at Once, Somerville, May 6, 2018. All ages were welcome. Photos copyright 2018 Greg Cook.…Continue Reading →
When Kelly Davidson first began photographing for The Boston Phoenix newspaper in the late 1990s, she got assignments to shoot portraits of Tanya Donelly of Throwing Muses, The Breeders and…Continue Reading →
Punk Rocker Carissa Johnson: ‘Sometimes I Just Feel Like I Want Something Bigger To Reach For, Somewhere Else To Go’
Last April, Carissa Johnson recalls, “We’re the last band of the last show of the Rumble.” A couple weeks earlier, the Andover punk rocker—accompanied by The Cure Alls featuring lead…Continue Reading →
Punk Rock Aerobics is one of those genius ideas—and part of its genius is that it seems inevitable that someone would crash the loud anti-social-ness of punk into the whole…Continue Reading →
For Two Decades Tim Catz Regretted Selling His Custom Guitar. Then A Friend (Maybe) Found It On The Internet.
“We all have regrets about guitars we lost / sold in our past,” writes bassist Tim Catz (pictured above right in the early 1990s). He has been part of various…Continue Reading →