This is it folks. The home stretch. It’s hopefully no surprise that there’s been a lot of great music being made, both live and recorded, and we’re not able to cover it all. This is the time of year when start to go back and look for the bands, releases, and news that we missed. Let’s start by catching up on some new music that’s crossed our path in the last month or so. There’s a mix of local and not-so-local stuff below, but it’s all worth a moment of your ear’s time.
Right off the bat, the sampler, put together by the founders of the RareBreed label Obi Fernandez (Westbound Train) and Vinnie Fiorello (Less Than Jake), immediately draws eyes because of its killer line-up of bands.