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Members Of Downtown Boys Launch Radical Arts Webzine

Victoria Ruiz and Joey La Neve DeFrancesco of the politically-inclined punk band Downtown Boys (as well as the recently crowned Best New Band Malportado Kids)…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 10, 2015 - 8:54 am


The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Stream Malportado Kids Total Cultura

Providence, RI's Malportado Kids make music that casual observers might label as "world music" if they weren't aware that the band's members, Victoria Ruiz and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Stream Downtown Boys Full Communism

This week, the Providence punks Downtown Boys release Full Communism, their first full-length, and it's a total monster. Downtown Boys are a bilingual six-piece who…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Downtown Boys – “Wave Of History” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Downtown Boys' video for Full Communism single "Wave Of History" is a radical infographic, a collection of facts that should be grouped together in American…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 4, 2015 - 10:29 am

Downtown Boys – “Wave Of History”

If you're still unfamiliar with Downtown Boys, then it's time to get acquainted. They're a six-piece bilingual punk band hailing from Providence who emote the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2015 - 11:20 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Each of this week's 5 Best Songs will send you skyward, albeit in very different ways. The tiny, fragile songs here are emotional behemoths, shooting…
Stereogum | April 3, 2015 - 5:02 pm

Downtown Boys – “Future Police”

Downtown Boys smacked us upside the head a few weeks ago when they released their enormous, cathartic single "Monstro" off of their forthcoming LP Full
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 30, 2015 - 5:01 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Some notes on methodology: We compile this list at the end of the day Thursday, so the 5 Best Songs Of The Week recognizes "the…
Stereogum | March 13, 2015 - 3:58 pm

Downtown Boys – “Monstro”

Somewhere between the Springsteen-channeling saxophone solos and frontwoman Victoria Ruiz's rapid-fire bilingual, political lyrics, you almost lose track of the ever-escalating punk fury building behind…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 12:05 pm
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