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Cozy Music is comfortable on the edge
One of the city’s prominent electronic musicians, Tim O’Keefe, is quietly expanding a corner of Providence’s indie rock world.
| November 20, 2007
Zox share some new songs at Decibel Live and online
Tonight, you can get a taste of new Zox as they preview Line In the Sand , their first album of original material for SideOneDummy Records.
| November 13, 2007
Roots on the go
The Liberty Elm; plus, Hello Mahalo, more
We wish Kip and the gang all the best as they embark on this magical food service/gig room gestalt.
| November 06, 2007
Durst’s cinematic debut starts making the rounds
The Education of Charlie Banks is a coming-of-age picture notable in part because it marks the directorial debut of Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst.
| October 31, 2007
Triumph of the will
Thy Will Be Done are forging a new kind of metal
Just a few years ago, they were known as Kobalt, and things weren’t going as planned.
| October 30, 2007
Chinese Stars push the limits of decency and reason
It’s a brittle, pulsating blast of synth rock all sneering and robotic, as if someone shined a strobe on the band and recorded them breakdancing.
| October 24, 2007
Corleone turns 10
Celebrating a decade of underground excavation
Ten years of doing anything these days has to be considered an unmitigated success.
| October 17, 2007
Celebrating the blues
Plus, new discs from Becky Chace and Mary Ann Rossoni
The seed of a new festival in Providence has begun to germinate, thanks to Mark Millof.
| October 09, 2007
Comings and goings
Low Anthem, Scarce, Johnny Lingo, and more
Low Anthem’s new record is a barnwood-built corncrib of pastoral vibes.
| October 02, 2007
Screams and whispers
Athletic Automaton, Allysen Callery, and Midnight Creeps
The parade of local noisemeisters continues this week.
| September 25, 2007
Rockin’ ’n’ rulin’
Girls together outrageously in Newport; the Agents; and more
Girls Rock & Girls Rule, founded by G-Spot lead singer Gail Silverman, was created five years ago to raise awareness and exposure for independent female artists.
| September 18, 2007
In living color
Whitey covers a lot of ground; plus, the sounds of Rocky Point
Trying to write something original about Whitey, Andy Newman’s new band, requires a lot of invention.
| September 12, 2007
Revving it up
The Wrong Reasons tough it out; plus, Machines with Magnets
The Wrong Reasons have mustered a gallant comeback, and this time it’s for all the right reasons.
| September 04, 2007
Rooting for Rhythm
Digging deep in Charlestown; plus, the Complaints
You can bet that this week Rhythm & Roots Festival producer Chuck Wentworth will be spending a lot of time looking up at the sky — and hoping.
| August 28, 2007
One more time
Ken Lyon and the Tombstone visit their back pages
Back in the spring, a bunch of friends came together to pay tribute to Ken Lyon, at 66, now his fifth decade of making music.
| August 21, 2007
The good fight
The Cold War; Daughters; Summerfest Providence; and more!
The Cold War’s first recording doesn’t sound like anything on the Providence music scene, which is curious.
| August 14, 2007
Big shows, a one-shot supergroup, soundtracks, and more
I thought it would be a good opportunity to touch on some things that have been piling up on the local music scene.
| August 07, 2007
Music with a message
Providence Rockers for Life takes on drunk driving
It’s impossible to not take note the alarmingly high number of teen traffic fatalities.
| July 31, 2007
The DIY way
75 or Less builds a lean distribution machine
Local rocker Mark MacDougall has come up with his own way of circumventing the freefall of the recording industry.
| July 24, 2007
A local School of Rock; the ’Mericans; and more
This school is all about fun. Period.
| July 17, 2007
‘Locals Rule’ at Lupo’s; plus, the return of the Blackstone
There’s a rare nocturnal occurrence happening — call it a lunar local music eclipse.
| June 26, 2007
The Current Issue
Table of Contents
Where To Follow Me
| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
March 21, 2013 at 12:59 PM
[Q&A] KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on art, Columbine and having balls
On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
Outside The Frame
| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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