Dan Shea is the co-director of the BOSTON HASSLE arts organization which runs the Boston Hassle website, publishes the Boston Compass newspaper, and organizes 100+ shows/fests each years as Boston Hassle shows. Dan has organized shows and been a proponent of all ages events in the Boston area for a long time. He also plays in the bands NEEDY VISIONS and AYKROYD, and will be releasing a solo tape on ANONYMOUS DOG in the near future. He and his wife Megan are expecting their first child in march! Ask him about the venue he is opening.
THE (mostly) NEWER BOSTON/ NEW ENGLAND BANDS I WANT & NEED TAPES/RECORDS FROM IN 2014 (in no order at all, and united simply by the fact that I demand satisfaction in the form of these band’s recordings in 2014 because it’s been TOO LONG or they just haven’t released anything yet!!!):
The Sulk Scouts
Mincemeat or Tenspeed
Nick Neuburg solo record
God’s Dogs (Nick Williams/ Will Mayo/ Keith Waters’ new band)
Ronnie Nordac’s Crying Lessons
Ronnie Nordac solo record
Solid State Entity
Tomboy (LP coming out on Ride The Snake)
Kassie (from Guerilla Toss’) solo pop project
Free Pizza (tape coming out on BUFU records)
Fat History Month
Pancho the Kid
Horse Spirit Penetrates
(whatever the Magic Magic guys are up to)
Andy Allen related recordings
and more REALLY HEAVY bands please.
Hey performers! If you’re reading this let us know what you have cooking!!!
And I’m sure I’m forgetting some others as well, so hope for & look out for their albums also!!!