…..In curating an FMA blog Boston Hassle’s main objective is to shine a light on overlooked and forgotten New England music oddities and gems; new commingling with not so new; breathing new life into bands and albums and songs that should be cherished, but rather have been crushed by our horrible mainstream culture…….
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Our latest post is about the 20o4 or so first LP by the wildest garage rock band that the Boston area could ever know, TUNNEL OF LOVE. No one sits in this band. And no one sits in a room in which they are playing. Frenzy creators. Truly frothing.
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A screaming, beyond logical continuation of future primitive rock n’ roll madness flows from TUNNEL OF LOVE. This s/t record was the first vinyl issuing of this trio’s blatant low chord number freakish-ness. Another band vying for the title of most popular band on the Boston area underground music circuit during the first half of the 00s decade.
I first encountered these miscreants (a truly applicable term) raging out (stand up drummer, twins or close relations at least barking and battering a guitar) @ the Berwick Institute in Dudley Sq. in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. They were the one garage rock band among a whole scene of art freaks and their resulting music. At the time the Berwick was certainly one of the epicenters of underground music and art in the Boston area, and so when I would see that bands were playing there it was essentially a stamp of approval. TOL received that stamp time and time again. They would eventually become staples @ my house venue THE HOSS and I would eventually release this album for them on LP and CD with my friend Dave Conway…
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