How Saintseneca's "Meditations on Doom" on Dark Arc Came To Sound So Happy On the Cafe today it's our first visit from Saintseneca, the Ohio based band led by Zac Little. Having released an album, Last, in 2013 the band has gone through some changes in personnel and direction leading up to the new album Dark Arc which is the band's first for Anti Records.
From WCBE's July 4th programming lineup, here's the special on the Independents' Day Festival. The three-hour show includes music performances from last year's festival, some recent Live From Studio A sessions, comments from some of the vendors that participate, some reflection on the festival's growth from one of the founders and a preview of this year's edition in Franklinton.
Awaiting New Music From The XX, We Explore Our 2013 Session of Music From Coexist Our Vintage Cafe with The British band The XX was recorded in January of last year around the time of the release of their Coexist album.
It's fitting that the first episode of Front Row Boston (a new digital and television series produced by WGBH Music and Crossroads Presents in association with NPR Music) features Boston-based Celtic punk legends Dropkick Murphys. Here they perform "The Boys Are Back" from their eighth studio album, Signed and Sealed in Blood.
Chrissie Hynde No Longer A Pretender? She Releases Stockholm Her First Solo Album Chrissie Hynde has always been a Pretender. In fact she has made it an issue that whatever band she plays with it is The Pretenders and not a solo project. Until now. She has recorded her first ever solo album called Stockholm.