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Hitting the sweet spot

Deer Tick get back in the ring
Life is good for one John J. McCauley III.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 12, 2014

Off the Couch: Green daze

St. Patricks's day fun!
Plus, a Starting Over Tuesday reunion
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 12, 2014

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Bracketology

Meet the 2014 WBRU Rock Hunt semi-finalists
The semifinalists have been chosen and the lineups are locked in — the 2014 WBRU Rock Hunt is officially ready to roll.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 05, 2014

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Bar-hopping

DirtyDurdie and friends throw down
The rap duo has been enlisting local lyricists for what they refer to as “throw-ups” or “throwies.”
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 26, 2014

Off the Couch: From Iceland to Rhode Island

Death Vessel at What Cheer Antiques
Plus, Gavage and a whole lotta ska
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 26, 2014

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Add it up

New discs from Math the Band and Mighty Good Boys
Further proof that Providence is a musical melting pot like no other, check out the latest releases from two vastly different (and critically acclaimed) bands.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 19, 2014



Off the Couch: Adios, Northern Lands

Plus, the Silks invade Nick-a-Nee's
And get ready for the Midday Social
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 19, 2014

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Do the evolution

Saluting Six Star General's 'Hair Supply'
Through 10 years, nine albums, and a few medical procedures, there’s no stopping 75orLess Records flagship trio Six Star General.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 12, 2014

Off the Couch: Free love!

Rabbits, Pandas, and an amorous Unicorn
Plus, a punk throwdown at Firehouse 13
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 12, 2014

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Now hear these!

New discs from Juan Deuce and Senior Discount
It’s business as usual for charismatic wordsmith Juan Deuce on his new six-track EP, ' Hi, Anxiety .'
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  February 05, 2014

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


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