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Off the Couch: See ya, summer!

Plus, welcome back, Lolita Black
And get ready for Benny Sizzler and Neutral Nation
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 28, 2013

Off the Couch: The Killdevils return!

 Plus, a full week of free stuff
James Montgomery, the 'Mericans, and more
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 21, 2013

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Breaking up is hard to do

MAKEUPBREAKUP can't stay away
Alexander Laorenza and Michael Lamantia Jr. have carved out some quality time (from fatherhood, the 9-to-5 grind, and a rabid golf addiction) and rekindled their indie-alt-electro rock outfit Makeupbreakup.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 14, 2013

Off the Couch: A Born Casual brunch

Plus, Akrobatik congregates with SFR
Plus, Akrobatik congregates with SFR
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 14, 2013

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For those about to Foo...

Another take on the AS220 blowout
Another take on the AS220 blowout
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 07, 2013

Off the Couch: From Del to Duke

Plus, Ian MacKaye at AS220
And Psychedelic Clown Car drive into the sunset.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 07, 2013



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Blessed for success

Kris Hansen's Viking Jesus embraces the love
Singer/songwriter (and DJ) Kris Hansen has recruited an all-star lineup of friends to hop aboard Viking Jesus.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 31, 2013

Off the Couch: Dirtbags unite!

Wheatus at AS220
Plus, Milez Grimez and Smith & Weeden
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 31, 2013

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Super-hot stuff

How to make the most of the rest of the summer
In less than six weeks the autumnal equinox will be upon us and we can all start complaining about gray skies and chilly nights — so quit your bitchin’ and get out there!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 25, 2013

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Throwing it down

The Something Bloody Music Fest at Dusk
Heavy metal brethren from around the region (and beyond) will unite for a hell-raising extravaganza on Harris Avenue this weekend.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 24, 2013

Off the Couch: Newport calling

Plus, AS220 serves bloodpheasant
And a Starting Over Tuesday reunion show
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 24, 2013



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Our own backyard

'Newport Homegrown' at the Folk Fest and more big doings
The 2013 Newport Folk Fest is fast approaching, and the expanded three-day soiree at Fort Adams State Park will feature some of the finest locally sourced talent courtesy of the Low Anthem’s Jeff Prystowsky and Ben Knox-Miller.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 18, 2013

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Something to believe in

Alexander Garzone takes the leap of faith with Divey
The Columbus Theatre has quickly become a central hub for some of the area’s most acclaimed artists, but there is an unheralded music man behind the curtain, if you will, and his name is Alexander Garzone.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 09, 2013

Off the Couch: Burnside heats up

Plus, Ravi Shavi hit the road
And get ready for the Resources for Human Development fundraiser
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 09, 2013

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The noise of summer

The block is hot with can't-miss shows
The block is hot with can't-miss shows
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 02, 2013

Off the Couch: Holidaze

From Woozy to Way Out
Plus, the 4th Annual Liberty Fest and Jucifer!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  July 02, 2013



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Sounds of early summer

From Gin Mill Jane to Scare Don't Fear
It’s hot as hell out here, so we decided to hit the mailbag and cue up a few recent releases while wondering what it feels like to work in an office with central air.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 25, 2013

Off the Couch: Woof it up!

Pints for Paws at Nick-a-Nee's
Plus, Romen Rok, Neutral Nation, and the Brood
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 25, 2013

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And you don't stop

Big Rush, Strange Famous, and Meta P are on the way
The next two weekends in provide plenty of reasons to get out and support local hip-hop.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 19, 2013

Off the Couch: Shorts 'n' sleeves

See Roomful for free!
From Rampant Decay to Tinsel Teeth
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 19, 2013

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A whole new world

 Allysen Callery's steel strings for starry nights
East Bay singer-songwriter-guitarist Allysen Callery returns with another must-hear gem in ' ' Mumblin' Sue ' (75orLess Records), the follow-up to the companion EPs ' Winter Island ' and ' The Summer Place .'
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 05, 2013


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