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Off the Couch: Moms rock too!

From Coma Coma to Elephantine!
Plus, the return of Peelander-Z
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 07, 2014

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Review: Chomp Kitchen and Drinks

Burger and sandwich supremacy in Warren
Chomp Kitchen and Drinks may be off the beaten path, but the rapidly developing legion of fans are just about beating down the door to get in and experience the fresh and inventive offerings.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 30, 2014

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Melodic doom at its finest

Bloodpheasant's 'Traum' is a dirty, swampy debut
How do you take your folk music? Served with a heaping helping of head-to-toe denim and a whole lotta washboard? Enough already.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 30, 2014

Off the Couch: Reks-n-effect

Plus, the McGunks heat up Firehouse 13
And Smith & Weeden celebrate their new CD
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 30, 2014

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It's only rock 'n' roll

Smith & Weeden hit the mark with their debut LP
It may be time to ditch the broad “Americana” and “indie-folk” tags we slap on any band incorporating banjos, whiskey, and head-to-toe denim.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 23, 2014

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Last band standing

The Rare Occasions triumph at the WBRU Rock Hunt
The Met was packed for another tightly contested showcase showdown.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 16, 2014



Off the Couch: Get hopping!

Detroit Rebellion ready to rumble at Dusk
Plus, Arc Iris and the Silks celebrate Record Store Day
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 16, 2014

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Man on a (solo) mission

Mertz takes on life and love with 'The Good In the Bad'
Mertz sidesteps rap cliches in favor of a conscious, reflective, and mature outlook.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 10, 2014

Off the Couch: Boogie nights

Torn Shorts and Boo City at the Ocean Mist
Plus, the WBRU Rock Hunt Finals
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 09, 2014

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Musical nourishment

The Rice Cakes fulfill the 'Need To Feed'
The Rice Cakes are back in a big way, serving up a full-length platter of brand new tunes.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  April 02, 2014

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In full bloom

Jocie Adams is flying high with Arc Iris
Last summer singer-songwriter-composer and multi-instrumentalist Jocelyn Adams decided to leave her beloved bandmates the Low Anthem behind to cast her lot as a solo artist.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 26, 2014



Off the Couch: Go to Church!

More Strange Famous mayhem at Fete
Plus, a Bucket full of Whore Paint
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 26, 2014

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Boneheads Wing Bar

An Arctic blast
Destination dining in. . . downtown West Warwick?
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 19, 2014

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From Reykjavik with love

Joel Thibodeau guides Death Vessel back home
After a six-year absence, Joel Thibodeau’s Death Vessel has finally re-emerged with a new, critically acclaimed album titled 'Island Intervals.'
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 19, 2014

Off the Couch: Spring breaks

Thaw out with a full slate of musical excellence
Cactuis Attack, A Faylene Sky, and Boo City!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  March 19, 2014

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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


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