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Interview: Andy Butler of Hercules and Love Affair
Making dance music that's fun is serious business — especially if you make it your life's work, like Andy Butler, main man/svengali behind Hercules and Love Affair.
On wanting the song, not just the sound
| July 30, 2010
Perhaps it's due to the delicate gentility of his demeanor, or the soft warble of his signature trill, but Antony Hegarty tends to be described in the airiest of terms.
Antony and the Johnsons, live at Berklee Performance Center, February 22, 2009
| February 26, 2009
Portland Music News: February 27, 2009
Bettencourt, Choate, Moshe all in town
PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF
| February 25, 2009
A voice from on high
On his new album The Crying Light, Antony Hegarty lifts his voice without raising it.
The second coming of Antony and the Johnsons
| February 18, 2009
Review: Antony and the Johnsons' The Crying Light
Secretly Canadian (2009)
Secretly Canadian (2009)
| January 20, 2009
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
| December 30, 2008
Lack of talent, charisma, and/or personality can prevent a good band from achieving greatness — but too much of a good thing can also be a problem.
Joan As Police Woman lets her guard down
| September 16, 2008
The ultimate balancing act
About 100 films deep, MIFF ’08 has intriguing offerings for cineastes of all stripes. Here’s a slice of what to look out for.
An extraordinary documentary opens the 2008 Maine International Film Festival
| July 09, 2008
Dylan is his own cover band.
From Newport to I’m Not There
| November 20, 2007
Linda Thompson’s voice is a powerful instrument.
Linda Thompson’s Versatile Heart
| October 16, 2007
A Peapod press
Really, you’d have to be crazy to launch a record label in these troubled musical times.
Ron Harrity launches a new label with discs from Blakeslee and Hughes
| September 05, 2007
Joan as Police Woman
Ex-Bostonian Joan Wasser spent more than a decade carrying other musicians’ trains.
Real Life | Cheap Lullaby
RENÉ SPENCER SALLER
| July 02, 2007
Amid all the hysteria about Internet music downloading, major labels are still trying to hold on to a paradigm that no longer exists.
Some indie labels embrace the new technology
| June 25, 2007
Tanya’s new Life
Nearly three years have passed since formerly local heroine Tanya Donelly issued her last record, 2004’s Whisky Tango Ghosts.
Donelly is looking at music with fresh eyes
| February 14, 2007
Moving in stereo
Boston is home to too few public art spaces, and precious few get any national attention. DJ Rugged One, "Interlude" (mp3 via MySpace)
Music-video gurus Lumen Eclipse, plus hip-hop news
| November 20, 2006
Boston music news: October 6, 2006
Underwood deals head on with two major misconceptions.
Notes on the Unseen and the Beat Circus
| October 03, 2006
Phantoms in the night
I’m here to tell you right now that Phantom Buffalo are the best band in Portland. Hands down.
It’s time for everyone to get Buffalo’d
| March 15, 2006
The father of us all
“I feel like I’ve been nominated for the Supreme Court and I’m not an asshole,” Rick Berlin told the capacity crowd at the Lizard Lounge last Saturday night.
Rick Berlin’s Van Gogh bash
| February 02, 2006
The indie label Secretly Canadian, which is secretly based in Indiana and has put out a number of stellar releases by the likes of Songs: Ohia and Scout Niblett, got a publicity boost when Antony and the Johnsons’ SC release I Am a Bird Now won the p
New mpfrees from a not-so-secret source
| January 25, 2006
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