The Best Albums of 2016

2016 may have been a real shit year for, well, damn near everything else, but it managed to be a great year for new music. And with the year finally over, who are we at Type In Stereo to resist the siren song of another “best albums of the year” list?...
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Best Albums of 2016 – Casey

Picking ‘End Of The Year’ lists is a weird process. Last year I struggled to find five worthy albums. Two of the records I ended up choosing wouldn’t even make my honorable mentions this year, a year that had so many great releases that I’m...
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A Work in Progress: Set Your Goals celebrates 10 years of “Mutiny!”

Last Thursday, pop punk veterans, Set Your Goals, returned to Boston having recently come off a lengthy hiatus to tour, reissue, and celebrate the tenth anniversary of their 2006 debut LP, “Mutiny!” The band spent many of its early years playing endless shows all over...
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Violet Days – Your Girl

I am nothing if not a (wayward, powerless) arbiter of pop music. Over the years I have advocated for indie darlings, universally acclaimed megastars and criminally underrated savants. And now I’ve got a new addiction: ‘Your Girl’ by Violet Days. I...
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Copeland career-spanning NOW/THEN rebirth tour hits Boston

Florida natives, Copeland, have been sharing their brand of soothing piano rock for nearly two decades. While the band recently came off of an extensive hiatus and released their latest album, Ixora, in 2014, there hasn’t been much in the way of touring for the band....
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Copeland career-spanning NOW/THEN rebirth tour hits Boston

Florida natives, Copeland, have been sharing their brand of soothing piano rock for nearly two decades. While the band recently came off of an extensive hiatus and released their latest album, Ixora, in 2014, there hasn’t been much in the way of touring for the band....
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From Basements to the Middle East: Coach Fest 2 set to Rock Boston

Craig chats with Alex Pickert, formerly of Coach and Sons Olde Time Family Booking, and the new talent buyer and booking agent at the Middle East in Cambridge, MA This article is also accompanied by a full 35-minute conversation between Craig and Alex, so feel free to...
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Someone You Love is Gone: a Review of Touché Amoré’s new album, “Stage Four”

Over the last decade, the realm of punk and post-hardcore has been carried on the shoulders of the scene’s champions of spastic riffs and drilling blast beats. The band is fresh off a multi-year hiatus after touring the release of their previous 2013 triumph, the...
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A Bunch of Dudes Playing Sports

LISTEN BELOW For the complete audio interview.   On very little sleep, and after about 15 hours of driving, Boston’s own new wave emo punk band, sports. stepped onto the low-rise stage of Berklee College of Music’s Café 939 with a packed house of eager listeners...
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No Sophomore Slump for Somos

Somos lead singer/bassist, Michael Fiorentino, talks about the band’s succes in support of the new album, First Day Back You can listen below for the full audio interview I did with Michael for this article. As I entered the sold out Middle East upstairs in...
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