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Various Artists | Songs For Chris Knox

On June 11 of last year, Chris Knox suffered a life-altering stroke.
Merge (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  February 19, 2010
LISTOMANIA 2009

LISTOMANIA 2009


 Yay! Happy No More 2009! Wait...that sounds negative.Happy Another Year Further Away From 2008! There, that's better. Call us crazy, but the future feels a...
By Michael Brodeur  |  December 21, 2009
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VIDEO: Our 10 most popular videos from 2009

The most popular videosĀ from the Phoenix in 2009
Hardcore bands, porn stars, vampires, zombies, and vandals
By BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009
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Interview: Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit

In 2008, Passion Pit won Best New Artist in our Best Music Poll.
Cleaning up with this year's BMP winners
By CARLY CARIOLI AND RYAN STEWART  |  July 31, 2009
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Lovely, dark, and deep

I've never met a baritone who particularly dug another baritone. If anything, a wariness simmers between them.
Bill Callahan hides in plain sight
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 12, 2009
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Bill Callahan | Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle

In the first moments of "Jim Cain," Bill Callahan gives a concise description of his work: "I used to be darker," he sings, "then I got lighter, then I got dark again."
Drag City (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  April 17, 2009


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The Writ stuff

Cass McCombs upends standard persona-building moves.
Cass McCombs finds his indie-folk footing
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  November 01, 2007
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Bill Callahan

When Lou Reed left the lo-fi proto-punk of the Velvet Underground behind for the polished, poetic pop of his solo albums, devotees were devastated.
Woke on a Whaleheart | Drag City
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 05, 2007