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The best kept secret in music

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"Boston's New Local Band: The Plain Janes"

Sometimes it pays to listen to the radio late at night. It’s the best place to hear fresh, new music that does not have the heavy marketing teams that pay to have it played incessantly during the day. Last night, as I was flipping through the dial, WFNX (listen at www.fnxradio.com if you’re not in the Boston or Portsmouth area) featured The Plain Janes. It sounded like real music. The songs have a great purity to them in their EP format, without the heavy studio glossing—a mix of early Radiohead and Smashing Pumpkins, if you will. Four of their songs, including “Best Years” and “Sublunary” which I heard last night, are featured on the new Lunch Records 4X4 Volume 2 (a compilation that features…you guessed it…four songs from four up-and-coming bands). - MusicCherry.com


Discography

Lunch Records 4x4 Volume 2
Emerging Artist Compilation
www.lunchrecords.com
www.myspace.com/theplainjanes

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The Plain Janes are a new Boston-based band combining spectral arrangements with personal lyrics to create what has been described as The Smashing Pumpkins meet The Psychadelic Furs or Echo & The Bunnymen by way of British Sea Power. Indeed, much of the songwriting stems from the sonic architecture of the early 80’s, the ghosts of mid-80’s college radio, and the spectacular indie rock of the early 90’s.