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Dwight & Nicole Release First Official Music Video for “Smile”

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Our favorite duo hit the interwebz yesterday with the premier of the official music video for their island-soul inspired “Smile,” the second single of their 2014 release, Shine On. Shot, directed and edited by Andy Wesby, the video follows two scientists as they build a robot boy and attempt to teach it (it? him?) to “smile.” Their repeated efforts prove unsuccessful, and while one of the scientists (we’ll call him, Dwight) grows dispirited, the other (we’ll call her, Nicole) schemes …

Will Dailey Releases National Throat & Gives Away Signed Vinyl

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In January of 2013, Will Dailey published a mission statement that proclaimed his artistic freedom after breaking up with his record label and concluded with the following declaration: The goal of this song collection is to celebrate this journey and the rewards of enduring artistic struggles. With you, I’m fully confident that the mission will be a success. What we leave behind will be an honest and invigorating album. You are the ears and hearts where my songs find a …

Dwight & Nicole Celebrate the Release of Shine On @ Scullers 02.28

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Two months ago we hosted our first ever live streaming event with Redstar Union presents Behind The Album: Dwight & Nicole. Via a 45 minute interview with renowned 30-year Boston Globe music critic, Steve Morse, and a cover-to-cover live performance of Shine On, Dwight & Nicole introduced their forthcoming LP to an intimate studio audience while the rest of world watched at home. At last, the roots duo will celebrate the Boston release of Shine On with two shows tomorrow …

2014 New England Music Awards Nominations

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A couple of weeks ago the nominations were announced for the 3rd annual New England Music Awards (NEMA) and it just so happens quite a few M&T Favorites were recognized. Here is the list of said acts, including their respective nominated categories. Please go support your local musicians by voting. Voting closes this Friday, January 31. VOTE Deer Tick (Band of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year) Kingsley Flood (Band of the Year, Album of the …

The Church of The Silent Comedy @ Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA 12/10/13

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Loyal readers of Maimed & Tamed, allow us to introduce our new west coast M&T correspondent, Pete Rappaport. An LA transplant by way of Boston, Pete considers himself a combination of William Miller meets Rob Gordon because as he puts it, “From a young age I used mixtapes to express my emotions to girls because let’s face it, I was one giant wuss and musicians could tell girls what I thought about them better than I could.” I think we’re …

Livestream Dwight & Nicole “Behind the Album” TONIGHT!

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If you have not heard of Redstar Union yet, prepare to have your mind blown. M&T favorite Dwight & Nicole will be taking the stage in the groundbreaking live performance space tonight for a private production of “Behind The Album” and M&T will have the honor of attending. Additionally, we have been granted the broadcast rights to livestream the production right here for all M&T readers! So COME JOIN US AT 8 PM as M&T hosts its first-ever livestream. ABOUT …

Local Musicians Rally to Raise Hope and Funds for The One Fund

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                                      A couple of days following Marathon Monday I received an email from Eric (who you all know is the fine being who runs this here blog) connecting me with an organization called Hold On Another Day (HOAD), whose mission is to connect people and causes through music. HOAD was in the beginning stages of organizing a special music project to benefit …

Nicole Nelson Appearing on Season 3 of The Voice

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Nicole Nelson is one of our favorite vocalists here at Maimed & Tamed and an artist we have featured many times as part of the soul/blues/roots duo, Dwight & Nicole.  So it brings us great pleasure to inform our readership that she will be appearing on the third season of The Voice, which premiers with the Blind Audition round this evening at 8 pm on NBC and will continue tomorrow and Wednesday nights at the same time. Nicole will be …

Dwight & Nicole: 3rd Annual Summertime Soul @ The Regattabar

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It’s that time of year again! Tomorrow night Dwight & Nicole will take the Regattabar stage at the Charles Hotel in Harvard Sq. for their 3rd Annual Summertime Soul show.  Continuing the tradition of the first two installments, the dynamic duo (so cliché I know) will be performing D&N staples mixed in with brand new tunes off their forthcoming album and of course, honoring the theme of the night, some summertime classics. If you are not yet familiar with Dwight …

Dwight & Nicole: Big Old Big One Session x Regatta Bar Show

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In case you missed it, last week our friends over Big Old Big One released the latest installment of their “Off Stage Show” web series, this newest episode featuring M&T favorite, soul/blues/roots duo Dwight & Nicole. BOBO describes their “Off Stage Show” series as “high quality acoustic videos…featuring musicians performing live acoustic music in interesting locations anywhere but the stage…derived from the desire to support hard working musicians.” Who doesn’t love the sound of that? Shot live in Brookline’s Rear …