Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, here to hit you with the short version of everything Boston music.

 

Mob Material Catches up with Anjimile

Local four-piece Anjimile has been picking up steam as of late thanks to their smooth indie pop groove and increasing anticipation over the soon-to-be released debut full-length, Human Nature. Earlier this week, singer/axe-wielder Anji Chithambo sat down with Mob Material to talk about everything from musical influences to future plans to standing out in an industry filled with a bunch of cis white dudes.

Thanks to the power of the almighty internet, you can read the full interview here.

 

The Color and Sound Announce March Dates with W.C. Lindsay

With a few tours and a couple EPs jam-packed with hot toasty fire under their belts, The Color and Sound are gearing up to cross state lines and melt some faces alongside Philly-based W.C. Lindsay later this month. The seven-date run hits Boston (Allston), Providence, Chicago, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and New York before wrapping things up in Philadelphia.

Both groups bring an infectious energy and live sets tighter than your Hot Topic jeans from eighth grade, so make sure to check them out when they stop by O’Brien’s on the 23rd.

 

Solid Sound Releases Lineup for This Summer’s Fest

Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival is coming back to MASS MoCA June 26-28, showcasing big names like Real Estate, Mac DeMarco, and Taj Mahal. Also joining in on the fun will be comedian John Hodgman and, as you probably guessed, Wilco. Quick shout out to the alt rock vets for founding a fest and then headlining it every year—talk about a power move.

 

Song Premieres on Song Premieres on Song Premieres

This week was huge for new music around the city. Take a listen to these tunes fresh out the oven if you know what’s good for you.

Deon Chase – “They Don’t See”

Night Lights – “Hit the Water”

Avenue – Float ft. Deon Chase & Slumdog Hill

 

Recent Show Reviews:

Confetti Cannon Funk: Gang of Thieves, Viva La Hop, Ripe

Effortless: Dan Wilson

A Sleepy Hollow: Timber Timbre

Everybody Wang Chung Tonight! The Takeover

Recent Album Reviews:

Alexei Martov LP

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