The Novel Ideas Release their New Album for Free

novelideasThe local band The Novel Ideas just finished their new album The Sky is a Field, and they’ve decided to release it on the Internet for free.

Led by Boston College (and previously Boston University) student Daniel Radin, the group is a five piece that plays acoustic indie (and sometimes folk) rock. The band combines bells, strings, and horns, while Daniel sings the songsĀ  with a boy-like, Ben Gibbard voice and first-person lyrics. Bringing balance and perspective, the record includes female vocals too.

The band’s been compared to Fanfarlo and Neutral Milk Hotel. Fans can stream and download the new album at and

About Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown (COM '10) is a music writer for the Quad. She started working with national indie music acts and booking shows/interviews during her sophomore year of high school at Penn State's WKPS. She then traveled to Germany and explored the techno/HAUS scene and her love for all-things German. After that she worked at WKPS some more before finding her "home" at Boston University where she was a music director at WTBU. She has since added to her resume Pirate Promotion and Management, On A Friday, and the Cambridge Chronicle. Jen is now in Germany, taking some classes and booking shows.

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