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rock out! - Bay Area Reporter CA & Chicago Free Press

June 2006

Rock out!
by Gregg Shapiro

Appeared in:

Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco, CA

Outlook Weekly Online

Chicago Free Press
Chicago, IL

Baltimore OUTloud
Baltimore, MD

That's transgender drummer Rikki Bates you hear keeping time on…

under his spell - Medford Transcript

Medford Transcript, April 20, 2006
Under his ’Spell’  By Joe Viglione


Medford recording artist Chris Mascara has come up with an intriguing and innovative six-track, five-song CD, "Spell," on Mr. Fibuli’s Records. It’s a smart and highly polished sophomore disc…

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throws self into record with reckless abandon - Northeast Performer

Northeast Performer
March 2006
Reviews Recorded

MASCARA – Spell

Recorded by Hendrik Gideonse at Indecent Music, Medford, MA
Mastered by Matthew Azevedo at M Works

At first blush, one might think Christopher Mascara has gone completely sideways. Spell is the…

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shakes things up - Up & Coming Weekly/Zwire!

Up & Coming Weekly / Zwire! Fayetteville, NC February 08, 2006

Music Scene
By: Brian Dukes

Mascara Spell (EP)

I can't remember the last time I wrote a review of a Boston band. Heck, I can't remember the last time…

mascara on the run - Boston Globe

Boston Globe January 20, 2006

Cover Story, Boston Globe Sidekick

Mascara On The Run
By Meridith Goldstein

Chris Mascara has a cool name and musical talent, which is just about all you need to start a band.  Labeled a musical…

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if Jesus had a rock band - Stuff @ Night

STUFF @ NIGHT

MUSIC: Live Shows and Bands

OUR PICKS
By Henley Vazquez

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
If Jesus had a rock band, he’d call it Mascara. Think we’re being flip?  We’re not: Chris Mascara was hailed for his portrayal…

one of Boston's most talented songwriters - The Noise

THE NOISE Magazine Boston, MA, December 2005

MASCARA
Mr Fibulis Records
Spell
6 Songs

Chris Mascara is one of Boston's most talented songwriters, and on Spell he seems to engage in what one critic has called "genre clowning." Elvis's Sun…

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Secret Life of Pastries - Boston Phoenix

THE BOSTON PHOENIX
Boston, MA
November 18-24, 2005

CHRIS MASCARA ON THE FOOD NETWORK

Chris and Deb Mascara of eclectic hard-rockers MASCARA discovered that the quickest path to a television guest spot could be moving to Medford. They just "happened"…