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Black Moth Super Rainbow | Cobra Juicy

Technology makes secrecy well-nigh impossible, so Black Moth Super Rainbow settle for employing it as a narrative device.
Rad Cult Records (2012)
By RYAN FOLEY  |  October 12, 2012
Micachu & The Shapes -- Never

Micachu & The Shapes | Never

Like her stylistic sista Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, Micachu's Mica Levi makes pixelated, abstract anti-pop that sounds like marionettes jamming in an aluminum factory.
Rough Trade (2012)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  July 20, 2012
Off the record: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour | Out of Frequency

Getting a boost with songs from their 2009 debut, Fruit , featured in iPod and Heineken ads, and getting handpicked as concert openers by a then-still-functioning Amy Winehouse in their native Copenhagen, the Asteroids Galaxy Tour rode a lucky streak o
BMG Rights (2012)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  February 03, 2012
off record - The Big Pink

The Big Pink | Future This

The Big Pink's name is forgettable and their sound is too generic to describe. Sneering electronic dance-rock heavy on synths and slowed-down '90s rave beats? They might as well be the Klaxons.
4AD (2012)
By DAN WEISS  |  January 13, 2012
I wrestled a bear once

The schizoid stronghold of Iwrestledabearonce

The experts claim irony is dead, but the experts are stupid morons. Irony is an abstract concept. It was never alive, therefore cannot die.
Metal hedge
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  August 05, 2011
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Happy New Year 2010

Hey, ya know what's great?
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  January 01, 2010


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Photo: Damian Ortega at ICA

Photos of Damian Ortega's Do It Yourself show at the ICA
Damian Ortega's Do It Yourself exhibit at the ICA, September 18, 2009 - January 18, 2009
By MELISSA OSTROW AND GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2009

Right wing done wrong

As someone who is Republican by party and conservative by inclination, I must take issue with your editorial “Right Wing Terror” on several fronts.
Letters to the Boston editor, June 19, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 19, 2009
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Slideshow: Easy Star All-Stars at the Middle East downstairs

Easy Star All-Stars at the Middle East downstairs
Easy Star All-Stars, live at the Middle East downstairs, May 15, 2009
By DAVID F. NICHOLSON  |  May 22, 2009
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Slideshow: Portland Museum of Art 2009 Biennial

For it’s 2009 Biennial, the Portland Museum of Art whittled down 970 applicants to just 17 Maine (or at least Maine-affiliated) artists.  
The 2009 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, April 8 to June 7, 2009
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 01, 2009
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Slideshow: World-Inferno Friendship Society at Paradise

World/Inferno Friendship Society at the Paradise Rock Club
World/Inferno Friendship Society, live at Paradise Rock Club, April 17, 2009
By MATT TEUTEN  |  April 24, 2009


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Slideshow: Bajofondo at Middle East downstairs

Photos from Bajofondo at the Middle East downstairs
Bajofondo live at the Middle East downstairs, April 7, 2009
By RAFAEL ULLOA  |  April 10, 2009
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Sox to win 98 in '09?

Stat savant Nate Silver, widely lauded for foretelling the 2008 election in detail, was a baseball geek first.
Statistically Speaking
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 25, 2009

Wait a second!


Back in February, I wrote about all sorts of ways humans adjust our clocks to more closely match th...
By Jeff Inglis  |  December 31, 2008

Wait a second!


Back in February, I wrote about all sorts of ways humans adjust our clocks to more closely match the...
By Jeff Inglis  |  December 31, 2008