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Big Rush is back on the grind with Alford Plea

Can’t knock the hustle
There is no denying the ambition and hustle of one Sean Rosch, aka lyricist Big Rush, who has been putting in work over the past five years and is readying his fourth full-length release, titled Alford Plea , set to drop on Christmas Day.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 06, 2012

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Catching up with Eric French, Kayla Ringelheim, and 75orLess

Digging in the crates
'Tis the season to scour the crates and catch up on a handful of '12 releases worthy of a shout here, as another year is about to pass (holy shit).
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 29, 2012

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Ask the Dead crank it up on debut EP

Bring the Noise
Indie-punk quartet Ask the Dead may be a relative newcomer to the PVD music community, but the players have been kicking around and making noise for quite awhile.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 19, 2012

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The Low Anthem help revive the Columbus Theatre

On Broadway
Indie-folk hometown heroes the Low Anthem are hosting "Revival!," a two-night grand-reopening bash, celebrating the return of the historic Columbus Theatre (columbustheatre.com) on Broadway.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 14, 2012

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Six Star General’s Kyle Jackson takes a solo trip Into the Woods

Space jams
On his second solo release under the moniker 15er, guitarist Kyle Jackson abandons the sonic boom often lowered with his mates in Six Star General in favor of ambient, stargazing electronica.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 07, 2012

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Vintage mayhem from Math the Band

Speed Freaks
Kevin Steinhauser and Justine Mainville comprise the "electro-punk-spazz" duo Math the Band, set to make their Anchor Brain Records debut next month with Get Real , the full-length follow-up to 2009's Don't Worry (available at maththeband.com).
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 31, 2012



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Sarah Lupo's debut


More than four years in the making, the self-titled debut disc by singer/songwriter Sarah Lupo is well worth the wait.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 31, 2012

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Introducing Detroit Rebellion V2.0

Dynamic Duo
Jeff Toste and Michael Lamantia Jr. form a solid team as Detroit Rebellion, which began a few years back as a solo side project for local singer/songwriter (and multi-instrumentalist) Toste and was reignited earlier this year when he was introduced to drummer Lamantia (known to all as Mikey Lams).
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 24, 2012

Halloween fun and more!

Monster mash
How's your FRIDAY (the 26th) shaping up? Head downtown and start it off with a sonic boom.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 24, 2012

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Allysen Callery cozies up to The Summer Place

In full bloom
Allysen Callery's new EP The Summer Place is the companion to last year's Winter Island ; a special-edition double-disc package is available now via the Berlin-based DIY label Woodland Recordings (woodlandrecordings.com), complete with lyrics and a vial of Lupine seeds for planting.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 17, 2012

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Meta P copes with the loss of his twin sister on ‘Dragonfly’

Straight from the heart
Sean Sbardella, aka lyricist Metaphysics (Meta P), was at DJ Sterbyrock's apartment getting a haircut when his father called and left a dire message.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 10, 2012



Let's see action

From Stray Birds to Mighty Good Boys
Last call for the sonic mayhem of HANK SINATRA JR. , ELECTRIC EEL SHOCK , and NYC's PEELANDER-Z at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801) on THURSDAY (the 11th), priming the palate for another steady weekend of live action.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 09, 2012

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Alec K. Redfearn & the Eyesores get ‘accessible’

Death becomes them
"Alec K. Redfearn" and "accessible" sharing the same sentence?
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  October 03, 2012

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Jared Mann and friends get Willow on the map

Blanketfort social scene
Twenty-three-year-old Jared Mann would be considered the old man among his mates in Willow, a melodic (and mostly instrumental) math-rock trio from the woods of North Smithfield.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  September 25, 2012

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Sweet Love gets the Motor revving

Fuzzed-up glory
Spark one up and dig on that Sweet Love.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  September 18, 2012

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Boo City and Fall & Bounce strut their stuff

Get into the groove
Fall & Bounce and Boo City are two bands catching a pretty good buzz from 2012 debut albums, as well as acclaimed live shows (e.g., Boo City's set at this year's Foo Fest).
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  September 12, 2012



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Got live if you want it!

Night moves
Adios, Summer 2012 — it was a real hoot, but lest we forget Rocktober is just around the corner, and we have more than enough local (and low-dough) shows on the docket to keep you moving and grooving through that autumn chill.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  September 12, 2012

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Rolling into Rocktember

Festival season isn’t over yet
Not so fast, Rocktober — the month of September boasts two outstanding festivals on the next two Saturdays.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  September 04, 2012

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Sage Francis hits up Juan Deuce and Falside

Rhody rap summit
Juan Deuce and Falside continue to put in some serious work.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 28, 2012

Got riffs?

Thrillhouse certainly does
In need of some good old-fashioned heavy metal riffs and shredding?
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 22, 2012

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Diving into discs by Castle, Bob Kendall, and more

Odds and ends
This is the perfect time of year to catch up on the endless goodie sack of music coming down the pipe on a weekly basis (and please keep it coming).
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 15, 2012


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