Music

Music

Throughout the 1970s and ’80s, Fela Kuti pioneered the Afrobeat movement, a fusion of jazz, funk, hi-life, rock, and traditional West African music. Thanks...

The 10th annual RPM Challenge is nearly upon us. The event, conceived in Portsmouth by The Wire newspaper, challenges musicians around the globe to...

For a certain demographic of local listeners, the heyday of the Seacoast music scene came in the late 1980s. The Queers were building an...

“Through the Static and Distance: The Songs of Jason Molina” by various artists Burst and Bloom Records/Haint Records File under: Folk, Blues, Americana, Alt-Country Sounds like: Each contributing...

Few New Year’s resolutions are easier to uphold than listening to more good music, especially in the Seacoast. The Sound asked local musicians to...

George Woods and Heather Smist have incredible vocal chemistry. As they sang from the stage of The Red Door in Portsmouth on Monday, Dec....

Everything old is new again, at least when it comes to trends in music. Bands like the Lumineers, the Avett Brothers, Mumford and Sons,...

Not just a great holiday song, but a perfect pop song, “Christmas” is the gold-standard by which all other seasonal music should be...

Ever wonder what it would have been like to hang out with Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, and the rest of the Sex Pistols in...

“Scatter the Remains,” Guy Capecelatro III  Burst and Bloom Records File under: Bedroom Folk, Pop, Americana Sounds like: Damien Jurado, Unbunny, and Magnolia Electric Co. wrote a...