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California Wives Release Debut, Set To Open For Stars @ The Paradise

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Earlier this month, Chicago-based band California Wives released their debut LP and have since been garnering steady buzz from many a music publication. With an eye (or two) locked on their upcoming Paradise show on September 21 opening for Stars, here’s our review of their recently released LP, Art History. From the first tune to the closing number, California Wives can be best described as, simply, catchy. The soft vocals resound between your ears long after you stop listening. Part …

The Grownup Noise @ Club Passim 8/10/2012

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Currently amid their national tour, Boston-based indie group The Grownup Noise found themselves tucked into one of their hometown’s most quaint, old school rock clubs last Friday night. Fans packed Harvard Square’s Club Passim for the hour-long show, leaving not a single vacant chair. The quintet is comprised of bassist Adam Sankowski, Todd Marsten on keys, Rachel Arnold on cello and Aine Fujioka on drums, who each do so much more than just back amiable front man Paul Hanson. The …