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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



Off the Couch: Friends with benefits

 Stacked lineup to help David Lamb
Plus, Big City Bumpus, Benny Sizzler, and more
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 05, 2013

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Take the 'Dive'

 Northern Lands is officially on the map (and on tap)
 Northern Lands is officially on the map (and on tap)
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 29, 2013

Off the Couch: June buggin'

 Electro-noise and a David Lamb benefit
 Electro-noise and a David Lamb benefit
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 29, 2013

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Beyond awesome

 Gertrude Atherton's EP was worth the wait
The new EP by PVD trio Gertrude Atherton, Isle of Lost Skulls , is a gnarled beauty of a debut and proves to be well worth the wait. I have been eagerly anticipating this record since catching drummer Melanie Fuest, singer/guitarist Shannon Le Corre, and bassist Nicole Lagace in action a dozen or so times over the past year.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 22, 2013

Off the Couch: Happy birtthday, Bob!

Musical fireworks on a holiday weekend
A Dylan party, the In the Round Square Festival, and more
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 22, 2013



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Blue-collar blues

Prolyphic and Buddy Peace salute the 'Working Man'
Cranston native and Strange Famous Records rhyme rep Prolyphic digs even deeper into his personal journals on his new album ' Working Man ,' the long-awaited follow-up to his 2008 SFR debut ' The Ugly Truth .'  
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 14, 2013

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Catching up with the Rice Cakes

Roz, Casey, and Justin continue their epic musical quest
Roz, Casey, and Justin continue their epic musical quest
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 08, 2013

Off the Couch: In the groove

 From Ghostface Killah to the Gnomes
Plus Jay Berndt & the Orphans, Maylssa & the Liberators, and the 'Mericans
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 07, 2013

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Feeling the pain

Vudu Sister aren't a folk band, either
Singer-songwriter Keith McCurdy corralled an impressive host of friends to plug in and rock-the-fuck-out on Vudu Sister's brand-new sophomore effort, 'Household Items ,' the fantastic follow-up to the 2012 Vudu debut Bastard Children and the debut release from the Columbus Recording Company.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 01, 2013

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Such great heights

Sara Azriel soars on her stunning new EP
Add another incredible voice to the list of exceptional female singer/songwriters here in Rhode Island — Sara Azriel.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 24, 2013


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