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Recap: Bonnaroo 2009

Blog posts, slideshows, and more from Bonnaroo 2009
Live from Bonnaroo 2009
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 19, 2009

Photos: Bonnaroo 2009

Bruce Springsteen, Wilco, Elvis Costello, and more at Bonnaroo 2009
Bruce Springsteen, Wilco, Elvis Costello, and more at Bonnaroo 2009 in Manchester, Tennessee
By LEXY WINTER  |  June 17, 2009

Elvis Costello | Secret, Profane and Sugarcane

Hear Music (2009)
There are few genres into which Elvis Costello hasn't delved over the years, but he's always seemed particularly comfortable within the traditional back-porch country that occupies this latest session.
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  June 08, 2009

The Irish rovers

The Pogues return to their other 'old main drag'
"The Pogues and Boston go together in ways that belong in the realm of the unexplainable."
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 18, 2009

Thaww, yeah

Local CDs to help you make it until spring
Ah, wintertime. It's dark, it's cold, it seems like you might lose a few extremities to frostbite on the way to the club. You know what? Just go for it.
By MATT PARISH  |  December 29, 2008

The Year of the Nerd

Screw the jocks and prom queens — in 2008, geeks took control of entertainment, pro sports . . . even the White House
Barack Obama is many things. Dedicated senator. Devoted husband and father. Adept orator. President-elect. Nerd.
By RYAN STEWART  |  December 24, 2008

Fourth-quarter earnings

Haden, Hunter, Rollins, Mela, Bley, and e.s.t.
Times a-wastin' on 2008, so before it's too late, here's a handful of discs that have caught my ear over the past few months.
By JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2008

Let the rabble eat cake

The economy is in shambles, and McCain doesn’t get it
Isn't it comforting to know that Dubya II McCain’s top economic advisors are Phil Gramm and Carly Fiorina?
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 24, 2008

Sight unseen

The fall TV season flies without pilots
Hollywood writers are no longer walking picket lines, but their 14-week shutdown of TV production reverberates through the 2008-’09 fall season.
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  September 11, 2008

Schmaltz Coney Island Lagers

Freaking delicious
The latest offerings from New York’s Schmaltz Brewing Co. celebrate — as Elvis Costello once put it — the “other side of summer.”
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 13, 2008

Crossword: ''Never A Good Sign''

Watch out for these
Watch out for these
By MATT JONES  |  June 18, 2008

The Dresden Dolls

No, Virginia | Roadrunner
No, Virginia ranks with Elvis Costello’s Taking Liberties as a B-sides/leftovers album that turns out to be more fun and more revealing than a thought-out official release.
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 27, 2008

Elvis Costello and the Imposters

Momofuku | Lost Highway
“I’m a limited primitive kind of man,” Costello sings in “Drum & Bone,” and for better and worse, that’s the truth.
By ZETH LUNDY  |  May 12, 2008

Bonus rounds

Elvis Costello, the Lemonheads, and Whiskeytown get the deluxe treatment
How long before this year’s This Year’s Model becomes last year’s This Year’s Model ?
By MATT ASHARE  |  April 08, 2008

Joe Jackson

Rain | Rykodisc
Joe Jackson always sounds best when at least some of his original quartet are on board.
By BRETT MILANO  |  April 01, 2008

Celtic tigers

Interview: the Chieftains at Symphony Hall — again
At 69, Paddy Moloney is still the world’s foremost uilleann-pipes player.
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 12, 2008

Tazer rock

The rapid rise of Pretty & Nice
There’s a lot about Pretty & Nice that’s surprising.
By WILL SPITZ  |  September 04, 2008

Going on sale: February 22, 2008

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
Kimya Dawson, Paramore, Busdriver, and more.
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 19, 2008

Live and kicking

Live reviews: 2007 in review
Yes, we suffer from an embarrassment of riches when it come to live music here in the Boston area.
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 17, 2007

Boxed and ready

The cream of the season’s CD/DVD crop
The cream of the season’s CD/DVD crop
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 14, 2007

Tap into Berklee

Christopher Guest at Berklee Performance Center, November 30, 2007
“This,” said Christopher Guest from the Berklee Performance Center stage, “is really difficult to believe. Until an hour ago, I thought it was a practical joke.”
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 04, 2007

Choir boy

Travis Morrison and his Hellfighters
Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison has a new album, and though he says it’s not a solo disc, you’d be forgiven for thinking so.
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  November 15, 2007

Mind over mind

Jeff Beam’s solo debut passes Rock 101
Loyal readers of this column know that when it comes to the local music scene, college is the best of times and the worst of times.
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 24, 2007

Straight Man Versus Jokerman

Elvis Costello and Bob Dylan, DCU Center, October 2, 2007
Those expecting a night of Sinatra-style duets when Bob Dylan and Elvis Costello shared the bill at the DCU in Worcester were sorely disappointed.
By STEVEN LEE BEEBER  |  October 08, 2007

Smooth moves

Underworld and John Digweed, Bank of America Pavilion, September 15, 2007
The music of Underworld is almost supremely funkless.
By MICHAEL FREEDBERG  |  September 18, 2007

Going on sale: August 31, 2007

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
Jesu, the Thermals, Mobius Band, and more.
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 29, 2007

Midnight paparazzo?

Delirious over Delirious; plus underground
Midnight Cowboy , that Oscar-winning classic of subterranean New York City, gets the homage it deserves with the wry, amusing Delirious.
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 28, 2007

Portland scene report: August 24, 2007

Sibilance starts now
Harrington, who also publishes the local uber-zine Kapital Ink, is nothing if not elbow-deep in rock.

Sweet and Lowe down

Jews in Hell chronicles Portland’s ultimate outsider(s)
Quoting Lowe, Jews represent “a cult without a leader, freelance wise-asses without portfolio.” Who am I to argue?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 15, 2007

Anchored in Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash

Tribute albums are usually hit-or-miss, and this one honoring June Carter Cash is no exception.
By WERNER TRIESCHMANN  |  May 05, 2009

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