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The dark lounge band JOHNNY CREMAINS are putting the final touches on their first full-length, tentatively titled Leave It To Believers .
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| February 17, 2012
Let them eat cake
Phillipe and Jorge will be keeping a close eye on the upcoming Senate vote on continuing the tax cuts for the filthy rich (the top two percent of Americans) who now appear to control America. And we trust Messrs. Reed and Whitehouse will do the right th
Obama caves, FIFA cashes in; Don checks out; Huzzah for Bill and Jaimy
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| December 10, 2010
High-flying guitar, Full tilt vocals
Last month I was cleaning the garage and blasting that BUDDY GUY career compilation, Can’t Quit the Blues (Sony Legacy). Man, I forgot just how...
| September 08, 2009
Various artist | Chicago Blues: A Living History
The first two generations of electric Chicago blues are either dead or on the endangered list, but this double-disc set proves the style still has teeth and claws.
| April 17, 2009
I put on the obligatory hard hat and walk through the doors of what used to be Avalon on Lansdowne Street, across from Fenway Park. To the layman — me — it's all dust, noise, metal, and mess.
After more than a year of construction and relative quiet, the Lansdowne Street music scene is about to be reborn
| February 04, 2009
On with the shows . . .
If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store
MICHAEL BRODEUR AND CHRIS FARAONE
| December 30, 2008
Pop music has a history of great production teams.
An interview with breakout roots-music production stars the Tremolo Twins
| September 23, 2008
The (other) British invasion
Five great bands from UK blues’ back pages
| August 19, 2008
Keep a knockin’
Mike Dinallo has been in and around R&B, roots, blues, and rock since I started writing this column, most notably with the Radio Kings a while back.
Mike Dinallo helps Eddie Floyd get back in action
| July 09, 2008
Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007
Every so often in Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 you can see the beaming host, Eric Clapton, behind a stack of amps shooting photos of his fellow performers.
| January 22, 2008
Something for everybody
As that great philosopher Brian Wilson once observed, summer means fun.
This summer, New England’s music calendar offers everything from Neil Sedaka to Lez Zeppelin
| June 11, 2007
Matter of characters
Two men are on the phone.
In the age of the sound bite, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are reviving the lost art of long-form radio comedy
| April 04, 2007
Crossword: 'Grid magic'
Wild words all over
| January 24, 2007
Laughter from space
A History of Violence was a tense mob movie, but that title could also serve a documentary about Buddy Guy’s guitar attack.
Buddy Guy’s royal blues
| December 12, 2006
Much like Stephin Merritt’s Magnetic Fields, the Hidden Cameras have evolved from something of a bedroom-demo recording project into a fully orchestrated studio band complete with cello, viola, glockenspiel, upright bass, and the like. Hidden Camera
Awoo | Arts & Crafts
| November 07, 2006
On the racks: June 27, 2006
. . . and all sorts of guest stars.
Dashboard Confessional, India.Irie, Shawnna, Grant Lee Phillips . . .
| June 27, 2006
Teo Leyasmeyer, 1947–2006
Teo Leyasmeyer, who died last Tuesday at the age of 59 from liver cancer, was a special kind of local hero.
| May 25, 2006
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