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Photos: Neil Young at the Providence Performing Arts Center

Neil Young performs live at the Providence Performing Arts Center on April 22, 2011.
Neil Young | Providence Performing Arts Center | April 22, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  April 29, 2011
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Various Artists | Where the Action Is: Los Angeles Nuggets 1965 - 1968

More than three years in the making, the most recent installment of Rhino's legendary archival garage-rock series offers an amazingly comprehensive excavation of an absurdly fertile scene.
Rhino (2009)
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 18, 2009
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Soundcarriers | Harmonium

The first album from this Nottingham-based band is California dippy: whispered female/male harmonies, slack flutes, swinging drums, comping Hammond organs, and a bass player who finds basic funk riffs in every progression.
Melodic (2009)
By DEVIN KING  |  May 29, 2009
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Belle and Sebastian | The BBC Sessions

Call ’em twee or call ’em bookish (after all, they did take their name from a French children’s book), but don’t call Belle & Sebastian anemic.
Matador (2008)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  November 18, 2008
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Courting dissent

One of the great principles of American jurisprudence, though not necessarily of film criticism, is a defendant’s right to confront his accuser in a court of law.
Interview: Brett Morgen defends his Chicago 10
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 27, 2008
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North American idol

Neil Young always knows what he’s doing — especially when he doesn’t.
Two sides of Neil Young
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 16, 2007


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True believers

Luke Pritchard may look a bit like a shaggy dog with his lips curled in a mock Jagger pout. But it’s no pose.
The Kooks keep it classic
By KEN MICALLEF  |  May 08, 2007

Flashbacks: September 29, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Dan Peleschuk, Ian Sands, and Eva Wolchover.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By PHOENIX FLASHBACKS  |  September 27, 2006