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Andrew Bird | Break It Yourself

Big freaking surprise: Break It Yourself, Andrew Bird's seventh collection of intimate chamber-pop, is . . . beautiful.
Mom + Pop (2012)  
By RYAN REED  |  March 02, 2012
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Review: Norman

Cancer seems to be the breakout star of indie films this season. In Jonathan Segal's Norman , it gets its hands on the title character's father and is the catalyst for his emotional turmoil and social alienation, though you get the feeling he was never
Suburban settings
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 21, 2011
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Photos: Newport Folk Festival, part three

Andrew Bird, April Smith, Calexico, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and more
More from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN AND ADDISON POST  |  August 06, 2010
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Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

Andrew Bird, the Swell Season, Richie Havens, What Cheer? Brigade and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
Andrew Bird, the Swell Season, Richie Havens, What Cheer? Brigade and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  August 06, 2010

Margaret Cho is sorry she shot you in the face (but not that sorry)


Notoriously potty-mouthed comedian Margaret Cho's 14-track LP Cho Dependent doesn't hit stores for another three weeks (Aug 24) but you don't have to wait until then to...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  August 03, 2010
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Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI


A road trip is in order for the Newport Folk Festival, which isn't just for aging hippies anymore. This year's performers include Yim Yames (of...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  July 28, 2010


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Local Natives | Gorilla Manor

Afropoppy, orchestral and baroque, driven by catchy three-part harmonies, Fleet Foxes/Andrew Bird–inspired, yadda-yadda-yadda.
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By CARRIE BATTAN  |  February 12, 2010
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Annie in Wonderland

There wasn't much to know about St. Vincent when I first happened upon her in concert, in the middle of July 2007.
St. Vincent gives an otherworldly performance on Actor
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 23, 2009
Andrew Bird and St. Vincent

Andrew Bird and St. Vincent


  Fans appreciate Andrew Bird for his idiosyncrasies: his songs' oddball subject matter, the way he has traded the art of a lead guitar freak-out...
By webteam  |  October 20, 2009

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009
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Stars aligned

The days are growing shorter, the magazines are (well, barely) getting larger and meatier, and the first batch of cider doughnuts is on the way real soon: all sure signs of autumn, as is the bountiful crop of prestigious concerts coming our way this se
Cult heroes and superstars dot the region's fall concert calendar
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 18, 2009


Jodi Explodi, Meantone, Tony McNaboe and more

JODI EXPLODI 's Shipyard EP is out and available, after a few delays here and there. It's the first disc from the band since the four-song Demo-Arigato from 2006. It appears to have some kind of zombie theme to it, but we haven't caught a listen yet.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 10, 2009
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Photos: Sunday at Bonnaroo 2009

Phish, Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, and more at Bonnaroo 2009
Phish, Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, and more at Bonnaroo 2009 in Manchester, Tennessee
By LEXY WINTER  |  June 19, 2009
Andrew Bird + Calexico at Bank of America Pavilion

Andrew Bird + Calexico at Bank of America Pavilion


Multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird gives us his glockenspiel at Bank of America Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave, Boston | 7:30 pm | $22.50-$30 | 617.728.1600 or http://www.livenation.com....
By Shaula Clark  |  June 17, 2009
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Andrew Bird at the Bank of America Pavilion


FRIDAY, JUNE 19 Andrew Bird has a musical CV that runs the gamut from the classical violin tra...
By Liza Weisstuch  |  June 15, 2009
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The moving pictures

If one way that bands tie themselves to the past is through sonic reference — Fleet Foxes calling forth Crosby, Stills and Nash, or Animal Collective channeling the Grateful Dead — then there's been a number of bands who tie themselves to the past throu
Pattern Is Movement reanimate the past
By DEVIN KING  |  May 15, 2009


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Slideshow: Andrew Bird at the Orpheum

The Orpheum Theatre, January 30, 2009
The Orpheum Theatre, January 30, 2009
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  February 02, 2009
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Andrew Bird's whistled, wily works

"Steamy, fecund, decaying, kind of mossy, woodsy . . . cloudlike, thick, saturated."
Setting the mood
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  January 27, 2009
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Y'all come back now . . .

I've always liked the idea of there being some weight to the "nines," meaning: if you're a year, and you're going to perch yourself at the very edge of a decade, you'd better be ready to represent.
Diminishing returns in 2009
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  December 30, 2008
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Going on sale: November 21, 2008

Andrew Bird, Patty Griffin, Mötley Crüe, Steve Winwood and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  November 19, 2008

Live: Andrew Bird in Portland

For his nearly-sold-out show in Portsmouth’s Music Hall, Bird compensated for the absence of bandmates by doing, well, everything himself.  
Music seen at the Music Hall, October 8, 2008
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 16, 2008


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Just the two of us

I almost slept over at Nat Baldwin’s house once.

Nat Baldwin lugs his bass into your heart


By CAMILLE DODERO  |  April 22, 2008
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Grin + Bear it

Panda Bear’s new album is built from striking found sounds and samples.
Panda Bear gets cuter; Andrew Bird grows fangs
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 28, 2007