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Off the Couch: Winter wonderland

The Freaks come out in Olneyville
Plus, a tribute to Lux Interior
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 05, 2014

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Hot stuff

Atlantic Thrills come out swinging on self-titled debut
Old Man Winter receives a swift kick in the pants courtesy of the full-length debut from Atlantic Thrills, due out next week via Brooklyn’s Almost Ready Records.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 31, 2014

Off the Couch: Super sounds

Get bowled over 'round the state
Deleted Arrows, Gavage, the Sweet Release, and more!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 29, 2014

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Student Survival Guide: Have some fun!

Live music and laffs aplenty
Sure, the Hoth-like conditions outside can provide an easy fallback excuse to stay cooped up next to the space heater until finals, but we’re here to help balance the Work Hard/Party Harder ethos that is the college life with a stacked lineup of live music and laffs at reasonable prices.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 22, 2014

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Highlighting Kee-Words

Newport-based wordsmith cooks up a mean platter
“I like that my music shows that different side that people don’t get to see, while being relatable to people who live it.”
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 16, 2014

Off the Couch: An all-'Merican weekend...

Plus, Symmetry, Tapestries, and more
...with Chris Daltry and his PVD friends
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 15, 2014



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In the sweet spot

The Can't Nots serve up 'Radio Pudding'
The Can’t Nots return with a six-song EP, ' Radio Pudding ,' and the Providence (via Lincoln) quartet sounds bigger and better than ever.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 08, 2014

Off the Couch: Top-shelf slang

Get prepped for Meta P and Cappadonna
Plus, Nymphidels, Gavage, and more!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  January 08, 2014

Off the Couch: Heat things up!

Ska Goes Solo and the return of Metal Night
Plus, help Kickstart the Rice Cakes!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 31, 2013

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Reeling through 2013

Standout sounds from our town
2013 was a monumental year for locally sourced music. Are we spoiled or what?
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 24, 2013

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Rapping up 2013

From Swann Notty to Sage Francis and much more
There’s a reason why we ran 13 weeks of homegrown hip-hop coverage in 2013.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 18, 2013



Off the Couch: Festivus at AS220

With your hosts Gertrude Atherton and Invisible Hours
Plus, the McGunks get busy
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 18, 2013

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Living the dream

Mark Cutler makes his escape
Revered veteran musician Mark Cutler has officially escaped the cube farm, and he’s feeling like a billion bucks.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 11, 2013

Off the Couch: Cold chillin'

Reggae, a jazzy little Christmas, and more
Plus, a koupla kool Kickstarters
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 11, 2013

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Into the stratosphere

The Brother Kite's well-equipped 'Model Rocket'
No one can kick out guitar-driven, alt-pop gems quite like PVD quintet the Brother Kite.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 04, 2013

Off the Couch: Mixing it up

From Party Pigs to Wolfbane Blues
Plus, Dusk serves up some bloodpheasant
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  December 04, 2013



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Built to last

The Silks throw it down on 'Last American Band'
Homegrown trio the Silks serve a hot dose of grimy blues, funked-up Delta swamp stomping, and unabashed ’70s rock on their stellar debut album, 'Last American Band.'
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 26, 2013

Off the Couch: Four-day weekend!

Punks for "Pop" at Fête
Plus, a musical Black Friday!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 26, 2013

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Word is bond

'Jared Paul Live' bursts with poetic justice
The grind never stops for impassioned activist Jared Paul. He just dropped his spoken word debut, a collection of witty, knowledgeable, and uncompromising stories recorded in front of a packed house at the Empire Black Box Theatre.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 20, 2013

Off the Couch: From Allysen to Apathy

And spend Thanksgiving Eve with Duke Robillard or the Mighty Good Boys
Plus, a wild Friday at Fête!!!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 20, 2013

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Behind the music

Chris Daltry talks about the making of 'A Tribute to Providence'
"The idea for recording 'A Tribute to Providence' came to me a few years ago when I realized I’d lived here for almost 20 years."
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  November 13, 2013


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