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PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us,” Night #2 [MP3]

PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us,” Night #2 [MP3]


Ben Potrykus, live at SXSW There may be no bigger gluttons for punishment than touring musicians -- and as proof, monthly storytelling series/cringefest "This Has...
By James Fitzpatrick  |  July 30, 2011
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Road warriors

An hour before Girlfriends hit the stage last Thursday at Great Scott, singer/guitarist Ben Potrykus was afforded the luxury of not having to make change.
Girlfriends hit their tour running
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 09, 2010

Christians and Lions, 'Gimme Diction'


From More Songs for Dreamsleepers & the Very Awake
By BOSTON PHOENIX VIDEO  |  March 09, 2007
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Boston's 10 best

There are good times for the Boston music scene and there are bad times.
A year in local music
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 19, 2006
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Take two

In 2003, Ben Potrykus, then a freshman at Emerson College and the singer of the post-hardcore band the Receiving End of Sirens, made a decision that most aspiring musicians would call crazy: he turned down a major-label record deal to stay in school. V
Ben Potrykus gets a second shot with Christians & Lions
By WILL SPITZ  |  November 27, 2006
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Synapses firing

Back on Monday August 14, when Kenmore Square was the usual pre–Red Sox game Tasmanian clusterfuck, a smaller but no less devoted crowd began to form outside Avalon. Receiving End of Sirens, "Planning a Prison Break" (mp3)
The Receiving End of Sirens have their own Fenway faithful
By SAM MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 08, 2006