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Live Review: Big Blood + Human Adult Band + Jim Vreeland | Sep 5 at the Apohadion

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Without introduction or ceremony, a contained, violent dialogue erupted between one flanneled man and his guitar.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 16, 2010

Ray LaMontagne impresses People


You know, the "Sibilance" staff just happened to be glancing through a copy of PEOPLE magazine (not that we read it — our wives do!) when we came across a 3.5-out-of-4-star review of the new RAY LAMONTAGNE album. No wonder it sold 100,000 copies in the first two weeks!
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 08, 2010

Cornmeal Records' new releases

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Busy fall for CORNMEAL RECORDS . In addition to the STEVE JONES and BONEHEADS retrospectives, CHARLIE GAYLORD is also preparing the released of GREETINGS FROM AREA CODE 207, VOL. 8 , which should be released November 12.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 01, 2010

Madgirl's Mad House, Goodnight Process says goodnight, and more

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Remember how MADGIRL was selling local discs through her MAD HOUSE store on Commercial Street? Well, she has 45 local artists in the store right now, and is willing to add more, but is no longer paying for the discs up front — just selling the discs and passing the money back along, without taking a commission.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 26, 2010

Bubblegum pop, legendary sax, and a taste of Trails

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Though they didn't win the ROCK-OFF this year, pop band FYVE did turn more than a few heads, with a bubblegum pop sound bolstered by twin-sister harmonies.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 18, 2010

Rachel Griffin's new single, New album from Steve Jones, and more

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Portland ex-pat RACHEL GRIFFIN continues to make her way in NYC.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 11, 2010



Ready Aim Fire debuts at Brian Boru; Poverty turns into Thommy

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Former Gypsy Tailwind frontgal ANNA LOMBARD is now back in the game, post baby.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 04, 2010

Covered in Bees album, John Paul's show, and Nicole Rabata's debut disc

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COVERED IN BEES are doing their best to plan ahead: They've got the date set for the release of their fourth album, Holy Crap! It's Covered In Bees : September 25. Where's the party? Geno's. Where else?
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 28, 2010

Maine Songwriters Association ramps up, Pat Colwell's record, and more

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The MAINE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION are trying to ramp up their happenings a little.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 21, 2010

New albums from Aaron Marshall and Ray LaMontagne

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Seacoaster AARON MARSHALL , who created some buzz this winter with his debut full-length, Now Maybe , has a new live album ready, which comes with three new tracks.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 14, 2010




Eternal Otter Records releases a slew of singles

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On July 10 ETERNAL OTTER RECORDS will be releasing its next slew of vinyl singles with a cool gig both in the Narrow Gauge museum and on the train itself.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 30, 2010

As Fast As at the Empire, Grand Hotel's new album, and more

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AS FAST AS are playing a reunion show of sorts July 3 at the Empire.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 24, 2010

Amanda Gervasi's solo work, Kurt Baker takes Europe, and more

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Speaking of AMANDA GERVASI , we've also got word of a solo release on her part, scheduled for July 24.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 16, 2010

And the award for best bad moustache and a Jheri-curl goes to ...

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Do yourself a favor and watch the video for RUSTIC OVERTONES’ “Love and a 45.”
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 26, 2010

Leaves of Life from Arborea, and other Portland music news

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BUCK AND SHANTI CURRAN , the husband-and-wife team behind ethereal folk band ARBOREA , have been touring nearly non-stop and curating compilations right from their home base in Lewiston.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 19, 2010



A groundswell of support for Eastwave Radio

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You may have heard by now that the guys in EASTWAVE RADIO were in an accident while on tour in Canada and wound up pretty seriously injured.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 13, 2010

Join the Gypsy caravan

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The latest on Gypsy Tailwind, Low-Flying Airplanes, and more
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 05, 2010

Another beautiful Goodnight Process EP

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The GOODNIGHT PROCESS have their new EP, Another Beautiful Girl , in the can, but there’s just one problem ...
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 29, 2010

Wow, are we jealous

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From the minute Wilco announced their Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA, we’ve wanted to go in the worst way.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 21, 2010

Soundbender's last show, Battle of the Bands, and more

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SOUNDBENDER , in playing the LOKI  EP-release party, will be saying goodbye. The band have announced it will be their last show.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 14, 2010


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