Valentine’s Day has come and gone again, and there’s nothing quite like filling the gaping hole in your chest with some half-priced chocolate hearts and our Weekly Wrap-Up.


Old-Timers Put on their Dancing Shoes for Amy & The Engine’s “Last Forever” Video

You’d be hard-pressed to find many indie pop bands out there that could rock a senior citizen prom quite like Amy & The Engine. The band’s video for “Last Forever,” which recently premiered on Entertainment Weekly, follows a room full of old folks grooving like teenagers, rubbing dentures, and partying like they just snagged a timeshare in Punta Gorda.


The Shills Get Real Freaky Naughty with a Cover of Ginuwine’s “Pony”

This past Wednesday, Boston’s own four-piece pop rock outfit, The Shills, brought the lights down for a hot and heavy, in-studio rendition of Ginuwine’s 1996 R&B classic, “Pony.” And though Bryan Murphy’s vocals float effortlessly through spaced-out rhythms and arpreggioed keys, Dave Sicilian proved the real MVP, just oozing sex appeal one synthesized bass thump after another.

These dudes are currently gearing up to release their new album, Keep Your Hands Busy: Vol. 2. You can preorder the CD, snag a custom shot glass, or even bowl a couple strings with the band over at PledgeMusic.

Nemes Drop Music Video for “Everest Isle” on Earmilk

Folk rockers, Nemes, recently got together with Earmilk to premiere a new video for their tune, “Everest Isle,” which features a cartoon cowboy hopping trains and beating bad guys to a pulp for his lady-friend. The group’s fiddle-backed groove, coupled with Vocalist Dave Anthony’s driving melodies and general Imagine Dragons-ness, provides a fitting atmosphere for the story.

Nemes put out their debut full-length, I Carry Your Heart, last October. Click here to give it a listen.


Kyle Thornton Wants to Be Your Man (and You Should Let Him)

Kyle Thornton & The Company took Valentine’s Day by storm with a new single, “I Wanna Be (Your Man),” off their upcoming album, Space to Move. Through a blend of smooth pop stylings and something they like to call soul-hop, this ensemble makes even the most rhythmically-challenged want to get up and shake a tailfeather or two. Take a look at Thornton wheeling and dealing for his own love interest below.


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