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Auld lang syne

It was a sad occasion a week ago Thursday at ZuZu — Frank Smith frontman Aaron Sinclair’s last in a long line of shows at the Central Square bar.
Aaron Sinclair heads for the hills
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 06, 2007
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Family affairs

Good news for Meat Puppets fans: the post-hardcore band who hit on a strange interstice of country, psychedelia, and punk a quarter-century ago are alive and kicking. Curt Kirkwood, "Golden Lies" (mp3) Curt Kirkwood, "Beautiful Weapon" (mp3)
A solo Curt Kirkwood and his new Meat Puppets
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 11, 2006
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The Handsome Family

Attentive indiephiles and alt-country fans will soon realize that lyrics about tying a captain to a tree and trying hard not to hear his screams could only be the observations of Albuquerque’s husband-and-wife team the Handsome Family.
Last Days of Wonder | Carrot Top
By KEN MICALLEF  |  July 11, 2006
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Frank Smith at Great Scott

Frank Smith are a band, not a man. At least, that’s what it says on their MySpace page.
A band, not a man
By MATT ASHARE  |  April 04, 2006

Beneficial pop

They were calling it the “Who Stole Baker’s Shit!” benefit, but the mood at T.T. the Bear’s Place in Central Square last Tuesday night was more neighborhood spaghetti supper than riled-up rock show.
Bake sale for Baker; roadrunning at P.A.’s
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  March 17, 2006
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Frank Smith + Beat Awfuls

The holiday spirit was still going strong a week ago Tuesday night on Newbury Street.
Lots and lots of the Lot Six
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 18, 2006