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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 .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010
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Fall Music Preview: Stay positive

The face of the local nightlife landscape undergoes a major change in the form of a renewal this autumn, as the State Theatre’s exhaustively maligned absence ends on October 15, with 10 fall concerts on their docket already. But that’s not the only new v
The local concert calendar is filled to capacity
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 17, 2010

WCYY 10th anniversary party at Port City Music Hall


WCYY DJ Robin Ivy marks 10 years with the local rock radio station with a concert and party at Port City Music Hall. Headliner Bebe...
By webteam  |  May 05, 2010
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Packets of Sugar

It’s easy to paint Bebe Buell as some talentless pretty face who slept her way to whatever modicum of stardom she has right now.
Bebe Buell returns to town throwing ‘Air Kisses’
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 30, 2010

Local luminaries’ picks

I asked a bunch of people who really dig local music to help me make sure I wasn’t leaving any songs out when I was developing my list of the best 10 songs of the 2000s, but then I quickly realized that “best” is about as subjective as things come when y
A sample of other best songs of the 2000s
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 25, 2009

Local-only jukeboxes and the all-ages Hub

Fear not, underage music lovers!
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 09, 2009


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A decade of song

It’s been a decade since the Portland Phoenix and the Portland music scene first joined up to celebrate the best in local music. Here are some highlights from this year’s party, and some artifacts we dug up from the archives.  
10 years of the Portland Music Awards
By MARGO ROY, CLIF GARBODEN, JOHN MARSHALL, LISA CRAIG, MATTHEW ROBBINS, SONYA TOMLINSON, JEFF INGLIS, AND JENNIFER KEARNS  |  June 12, 2009

Portland Music News: April 24, 2009

The Maine Songwriters Association released some big news lately.
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By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 24, 2009
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Sun-ny day real estate

People, show these guys some love. Or join them in worship.
Loverless deliver an electrifying third album
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 17, 2008

Portland scene report: September 22, 2006

To dispense with some housecleaning, the “Sibilance” staff would like to correct a couple items from last week’s BEBE BUELL story: 1. We’re sure she said “sexism” is being eliminated from the music industry, not “feminism.”
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By SIBILANCE  |  September 20, 2006
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Boston music news: September 22, 2006

Local fave the Rudds have been busy beavers. Frank Smith, "Time to Cut the Fence" (mp3) The Rudds, "Astrological Sign Choker" (mp3)
Notes on Frank Smith and the Rudds
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 18, 2006


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Bebe’s back

“Remember what you used to do before there were computers?” Bebe Buell asks. “Start living your life like that again.”
And she wants to know if you’re ready to rock
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 13, 2006
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Bebe does the Middle East

Dressed in blue jeans and a tight black top, Bebe Buell is in the dressing room last Saturday at the Middle East downstairs, applying make-up and massaging her bare feet.
Modest, demure and quiet
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 25, 2006
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Sibilance starts now

Word is leaking out that Bebe Buell will be playing some local dates this summer and fall.
Travis Humphrey has a new CD, Headstart! finally compleyes third full-length, and Bebe Buell is headed our way
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 12, 2006
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Boston music news - June 16, 2006

Iconic rock groupie Bebe Buell taps the Rudds; Bleu heads to LA.
Notes on Bebe Buell and Bleu
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  June 14, 2006
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Two by two

Twin Engines have four songs up on their MySpace page, and though guitarist Jimmy Walls cautions they’re just demos, you can get a good feel for the amount of sound and energy Walls and Rae can produce.
Twin Engines marries Vacationland and New York City
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 19, 2006


Portland scene report, March 24, 2006

Geno's memorial show recap; Muscle City Productions gives up the fight; Empty Space has empty space for musicians
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 22, 2006

Flashbacks: March 3

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
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By EDITORIAL  |  March 01, 2006
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Screening sounds

Great moments in film have always relied upon great music — and often Hollywood’s most memorable scenes are birthed from that perfect juxtaposition of song and image.
Great music moments at the movies -- from Portland and beyond
By HOOTIE GIANGRECO  |  February 23, 2006

'Hit the Ground'

Portland's (and 6gig's) song of the decade
Portland's (and 6gig's) song of the decade
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 01, 1900