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GinLab are Abandoned Home for the holidays

Bolstering our digitally influenced local cloister, with the likes of the Other Bones and Sunset Hearts, are GinLab, a five-piece mix of traditional bass-drums-guitar and synth-beats-Kaoss Box that is more sarcastic and ironic than danceable.

By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 14, 2012

Introducing ANNA

It would appear Gypsy Tailwind's tumultuous ride has lost its backing breeze.
Band Watch
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 30, 2011
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Dan Capaldi steps out from behind the kit

In addition to plenty of other projects, Dan Capaldi has played drums now for two of Portland's most important bands of the last five years: the brightly burning Cambiata and the still-on-the-rise Holy Boys Danger Club.
On the Level
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 28, 2011
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Upcoming albums: The winter of our deep content

There was a time when winter in Portland was pretty sleepy, with bands holing up to practice and write while the snowflakes flew. No longer. The album-release schedule is now equally robust year-round, and there are big shows just about every weekend th
The winter of our deep content
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 31, 2010

Songwriters unite

Following up on his run as president of the MAINE SONGWRITERS ALLIANCE , BOB MCKILLOP has now founded a Portland chapter of the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL .
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010
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Fall Music Preview: The road ahead

As the local music scene continues to grow, it shouldn’t be surprising that this past summer was the most active we’ve ever seen in terms of album releases.
Seekonk, Molenes, Spooner, Schrock & the Rocket lead fall line-up
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 17, 2010


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Ghost is born

Not long after making her debut as the new co-lead with Gypsy Tailwind, Amanda Gervasi is back this week with a full-length solo album of her own, Merry the Ghost , produced by Eric Bettencourt and with a cast of various local musicians.
Amanda Gervasi's solo debut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 23, 2010

Amanda Gervasi at SPACE Gallery


Gypsy Tailwind's Amanda Gervasi continues to compile a formidable solo career of her own, fully in evidence at SPACE Gallery tonight as she releases her...
By webteam  |  July 21, 2010
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Creature feature

While much of Clara Berry’s new EP, Creature , is alluring and captivating, the first 45 seconds of her “Siren” might be the best 45 seconds recorded this year.
Stay up late for Clara Berry
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 25, 2010

Amanda Gervasi's solo work, Kurt Baker takes Europe, and more

Speaking of AMANDA GERVASI , we've also got word of a solo release on her part, scheduled for July 24.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 18, 2010
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Decades and Days of the new

After the bombast of Grace , Gypsy Tailwind’s sophomore record, full of strings and horns and big arrangements worthy of a Nashville studio, the opening to their brand-new Decades and Days seems decidedly intentional.
Gypsy Tailwind’s with Gervasi, and don’t skip a beat
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 18, 2010


Rock N' Roll and the Immortal Soul: A Vampire Musical


Sure to be another feast for the eyes and ears, Rock N' Roll and the Immortal Soul: A Vampire Musical is a local theatrical reading...
By webteam  |  June 16, 2010

One man’s picks for the BiMPys

Pffft. That Phoenix Best Music Poll is just a popularity contest!  
Handicapping the Best Music Poll
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 04, 2010

EastWave Radio benefit at Big Easy


And a two-day benefit for the members of local reggae group EastWave Radio, all seriously injured in a car accident while touring in Canada a...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010

Join the Gypsy caravan

The latest on Gypsy Tailwind, Low-Flying Airplanes, and more
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 07, 2010

Pete Kilpatrick Band + Amanda Gervasi + Hutch Heelan at SPACE Gallery


Pete Kilpatrick Band’s fifth release, the EP Shapes and Sounds, hit stores in December, so it’s about high time for Portland’s favorite pop star to...
By webteam  |  January 06, 2010


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The Shapes of things

The first song on the Pete Kilpatrick Band's new Shapes and Sounds EP might be called "Dear July," but the five-song work is clearly an ode to winter, to its delicious melancholy and the joys of finding cozy corners in overheated bars or naked bodies u
Pete Kilpatrick's new wintry Sounds
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 11, 2009

Get ready

Details on the Rustic Overtones release and more
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 30, 2009
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Reconciliation


Photo of Johnny Fountain, by Bryan BruchmanAs far as tantalizing concert gimmicks go, the week has a clear frontrunner: At Empire Dine and Dance, budding...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  September 02, 2009
First Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk


  FRIDAY 3 ART & PLAY Unlike the rest of the local scene, the First Friday Art Walk finds itself running on full steam on...
By webteam  |  July 01, 2009