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Bring the noise

New Hemlok; What Cheer? in the park
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 06, 2010

Shows in town this week

A packed weekend of great local talent is on hand.
As much of this as you can!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 09, 2010
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Hello, we’re Johnny Cash

The Nave Gallery in Somerville kicks off its month-long salute to the Man in Black next week.
Stacked all-star tribute/benefit at the RISD Auditorium
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 02, 2010
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Smoothed out on the R&B tip

"Seeing Mary Bee interact and talk on a daily basis is totally different from hearing Mary Bee sing — it's like night and day," writes producer David Gonzalez.
Mary Bee and David Gonzalez’s Fiesole
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 05, 2010

Rockin’ all over

Greenville to Westerly to the capital city
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 15, 2010
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Into the darkness

The new release from Route .44, This is My America (Blue Radio Records), provides further insight into lead singer Ian "Lefty" Lacombe's affinity for the dark side, as the enigmatic southpaw guitarist delves even deeper than on the acclaimed 2'07 deb
Riding shotgun on Route .44's lonesome highway
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 08, 2009


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Springing ahead

When I asked Chris Daltry just where exactly his acclaimed quintet the 'mericans had been hiding out, the founding father of the rootsy rockers was quick to deflect any insinuation that the Providence group had been slacking.
The 'mericans are comin' back 'round
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 24, 2009
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Interview: The Low Anthem

The Low Anthem return home — for just a little while
Riding high
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 03, 2009
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Buy local!

43 bands, 32 hailing from Rhode Island, all for a recession-friendly $7.
75orless' No Qualms offers 43 bands — all killer, no filler
By PHOENIX PROVIDENCE STAFF  |  December 31, 2008

The spirit of giving

While Stone Soup may be one of New England’s most acclaimed and enjoyable venues for the acoustic music set, that doesn’t mean it’s easy for them to make financial ends meet.
Stone soup's time of need
By BOB GULLA  |  January 02, 2008
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Corleone turns 10

Ten years of doing anything these days has to be considered an unmitigated success.
Celebrating a decade of underground excavation
By BOB GULLA  |  October 17, 2007